Press Releases

| Local Press Release
BISMARCK, North Dakota – In the past week, officers with the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) have discovered two loaded firearms in the carry-on luggage of travelers departing two North Dakota airports during routine screening in the…
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AUSTIN - The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) and the Texas Department of Public Safety today held a press conference at Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (AUS) to remind Texas residents that starting Oct. 1, 2020, travelers will…
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BISMARCK, North Dakota - The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) today reminded North Dakota residents that starting Oct. 1, 2020, travelers will need a REAL ID-compliant form of identification to board a commercial flight. To determine if…
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OMAHA --A temporary TSA Pre✓® application center will be open at Eppley Airfield (OMA) from Monday, Sept. 30 to Friday, Oct. 4. The application center will be located in the Conference Center within the terminal at OMA. Passengers do not need to…
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NEW YORK – A man was arrested at John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) on Monday, September 9, when Transportation Security Administration officers found a gun among his carry-on items at one of the airport checkpoints. The .40 caliber handgun…
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LINTHICUM, Md. – Transportation Security Administration officers at Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI) have now caught 23 guns at the airport’s checkpoints, surpassing the total caught during all 12 months of 2018…
| Local Press Release
NASHVILLE, Tenn. - The Transportation Security Administration discovered a loaded firearm at the Nashville International Airport (BNA) checkpoint this morning.  At approximately 9:15 a.m., a loaded Glock 9mm handgun was detected in a passenger’s…
| Local Press Release
SIOUX FALLS, South Dakota – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) reminded local residents that they can come to Sioux Falls Regional Airport to enroll in TSA Pre✓® next week when the airport hosts a TSA Pre✓® enrollment center for five…
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ROANOKE, Va. – A Florida resident was stopped by the Transportation Security Administration with a 9 mm handgun loaded with seven bullets, including one in the chamber, at the Roanoke-Blacksburg Regional Airport checkpoint on Sunday, September 8.…
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RICHMOND, Va. – A Missouri, man was cited on state weapons charges by police at Richmond International Airport on Sunday, September 8, after a Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officer found a loaded handgun in the traveler’s carry-on bag…
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PLATTSURGH, N.Y. – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is holding a one-day recruitment event on Tuesday, September 10, to assist individuals applying for a job as a Transportation Security Officer (TSO) with TSA to work at either…
| Local Press Release
BOISE, Idaho - Officers with the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) discovered two loaded firearms in the carry-on luggage of two travelers departing two Idaho airports earlier this week. Both firearms were detected during the routine…
| Local Press Release
HARTFORD —  Do you have a star on your Connecticut driver’s license? If not, there’s still time to get your REAL ID-compliant driver’s license with that star on it. But it’s better to get it sooner, rather than later. Connecticut residents who want…
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SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. – An officer with the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) at San Luis Obispo Regional Airport (SBP) discovered a loaded firearm in the carry-on bag of a male traveler ticketed for travel to Los Angeles International…
WASHINGTON – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) marked another record-breaking summer travel season, screening more than a quarter of a billion travelers, the busiest in TSA history. With the summer travel season spanning from the…
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PHILADELPHIA – A Philadelphia man was stopped by Transportation Security Administration officers at Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) yesterday, September 3, when they detected a 9 mm handgun loaded with nine bullets, including one in the…
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WICHITA - The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) today reminded Kansas residents that starting Oct. 1, 2020, travelers will need a REAL ID-compliant form of identification to board a commercial flight at all US airports or to gain access…
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ALCOA, Tenn. - The Transportation Security Administration discovered a loaded firearm at the McGhee Tyson Airport (TYS) checkpoint this morning.  At approximately 7:15 a.m., a loaded Smith & Wesson 9mm handgun was detected in a passenger’s carry…
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AVOCA, Pa. – A Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania, man was stopped by a Transportation Security Administration officer when a .45 caliber handgun loaded with seven bullets was spotted in the man’s carry-on bag at Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport…
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BOSTON – A Dublin, New Hampshire man was stopped by Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officers on Monday, September 2, with a loaded firearm in his carry-on bag at Boston Logan International Airport. The TSA officer detected the loaded 9…
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LAS VEGAS – Today, representatives from the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) and Las Vegas McCarran International Airport (LAS) unveiled the Innovation Checkpoint, a collaborative effort between TSA’s Innovation Task Force and the…
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SCRANTON, Pa. — The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) will participate in a “Wings for All” event at the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport (AVP) this month to
| National Press Release
WASHINGTON – The Transportation Security Administration today announced the selection of a chair and vice chair for the Surface Transportation Security Advisory Committee (STSAC). Thomas Farmer, Assistant Vice President for Security for the…
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LATROBE, Pa. – Residents of Western Pennsylvania will be able to enroll in the Transportation Security Administration’s popular TSA Pre✓® application program inside Arnold Palmer Regional Airport from September 23 to 27, where officials will host a…
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PHILADELPHIA – Residents of the Philadelphia area will be able to enroll in the Transportation Security Administration’s popular TSA Pre✓® application program inside Philadelphia International Airport from September 23 to 27, where officials will…