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November 21, 2017 | Local Press Release
ANCHORAGE, Alaska – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has implemented new and stronger carry-on baggage security screening procedures at Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport (ANC) and other Alaska airports.The new procedures...
November 21, 2017 | Local Press Release
PITTSBURGH – The number of passengers expected to be screened at Transportation Security Administration checkpoints across the country this Thanksgiving season is expected to be extremely high. From last Friday, November 17th through Monday,...
November 21, 2017 | Local Press Release
LINTHICUM, Md. – A man was arrested at Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI) early this morning, November 21, after a Transportation Security Administration officer caught him with a loaded semi-automatic handgun in his...
November 20, 2017 | Local Press Release
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. – A Cape May County, New Jersey, man was arrested at Atlantic City International Airport (ACY) Sunday morning, November 19, after Transportation Security Administration officers caught the man trying to carry a butterfly knife...
November 20, 2017 | Local Press Release
Transportation Security Administration officers at airports across the state of Florida have discovered 440 firearms at security checkpoints in 2017 as of November 20th, surpassing the total of 411 firearms found last year.The increase in firearms...
November 20, 2017 | Local Press Release
NEW YORK – The number of passengers expected to be screened at Transportation Security Administration checkpoints across the country this Thanksgiving season is expected to be extremely high. From last Friday, November 17th through Monday, November...
November 19, 2017 | National Press Release
WASHINGTON – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) today marked 16 years of safeguarding and protecting the nation’s citizens and transportation systems. Created in the wake of the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks, TSA continues to evolve and...
November 19, 2017 | Local Press Release
ALBANY, N.Y. —  The Transportation Security Administration’s Federal Security Director for upstate New York, Bart R. Johnson, was presented with the National Fusion Center Association’s (NFCA) Lifetime Achievement Award earlier this month at its...
November 17, 2017 | Local Press Release
ARLINGTON, Va. – The number of passengers expected to be screened at Transportation Security Administration checkpoints across the country this Thanksgiving season is expected to be extremely high. From Friday, November 17 through Monday, November...
November 17, 2017 | Local Press Release
LOS ANGELES – Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) and the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) today formally unveiled the first five Automated Screening Lanes (ASLs) to be installed as part of a $12.3 million project to upgrade 14 lanes in...
November 16, 2017 | Local Press Release
Denver, Colo. – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has started to implement new carry-on baggage security procedures at Denver International Airport (DEN).Last summer, TSA announced the implementation of stronger screening procedures...
November 16, 2017 | Local Press Release
ATLANTA – Transportation Security Administration officers at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL) have discovered 211 firearms at security checkpoints in 2017 as of November 16, surpassing the total of 198 firearms found last year...
November 16, 2017 | Local Press Release
CHICAGO – Officials with the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) joined the Chicago Department of Aviation (CDA) today to debut new automated screening lanes at Midway International Airport. The TSA and CDA have been working collaboratively...
November 15, 2017 | Local Press Release
BALTIMORE – The number of passengers expected to fly this Thanksgiving season is expected to be high with more than 2.4 million passengers per day expected to pass through Transportation Security Administration (TSA) checkpoints nationwide each day...
November 15, 2017 | Local Press Release
ST. LOUIS, Mo. - The Transportation Security Administration discovered a loaded firearm at a St. Louis Lambert International Airport (STL) checkpoint this morning. At approximately 4:45 a.m., a Smith and Wesson M&P Shield loaded with seven...
November 14, 2017 | Local Press Release
Wichita, KS—The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has fully implemented new carry-on baggage security procedures at Wichita Dwight D. Eisenhower National Airport (ICT).Last summer, TSA announced the implementation of stronger screening...
November 14, 2017 | Local Press Release
BATON ROUGE, La. – To ensure the security of airline passengers and the nation’s airports, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has begun implementing new, stronger screening procedures for carry-on items at Baton Rouge Metropolitan...
November 13, 2017 | Local Press Release
SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. - The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has installed the latest passenger screening technology in the security checkpoint at the new terminal at San Luis Obispo County Regional Airport (SBP).The new body scanner,...
November 13, 2017 | Local Press Release
SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. - The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) today showcased its new and expanded security checkpoint operations and checked baggage capabilities at San Luis Obispo County Regional Airport’s (SBP) new terminal, which...
November 08, 2017 | Local Press Release
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) will open a temporary application center for one week at the Eastern Iowa Airport (CID), where individuals can apply for TSA Pre✓®.The application center will be open Monday, Nov...
November 08, 2017 | National Press Release
WASHINGTON — Members of the Office of Inspector General (OIG) Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) Administrator today appeared before the House Committee on Homeland Security to discuss the...
November 07, 2017 | Local Press Release
RICHMOND, Va. – Transportation Security Administration officers working at Richmond International Airport Monday, Nov. 6, stopped two men who were carrying handguns in their carry-on bags at the airport’s checkpoints. Both men were cited by the...
November 06, 2017 | Local Press Release
LINTHICUM, Md. – A Bedford, Pennsylvania, man was arrested at Baltimore Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI) Sunday, Nov. 5 after a Transportation Security Administration officer caught him with a loaded semi-automatic handgun in...
November 06, 2017 | Local Press Release
ROANOKE, Va. – Transportation Security Administration officers at Roanoke-Blacksburg Regional Airport (ROA) prevented a Franklin County, Virginia, man from bringing a loaded .380 caliber handgun onto an airplane Sunday, Nov. 5.The man a resident of...
November 06, 2017 | Local Press Release
LEWISTON, Idaho. - The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has implemented new and stronger carry-on baggage security screening procedures at Lewiston–Nez Perce County Airport (LWS).The new procedures require travelers to place all...

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