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September 14, 2017 | Local Press Release
MILWAUKEE — The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) at General Mitchell International Airport (MKE) and other Wisconsin airports has deployed nearly two dozen Transportation Security Officers (TSO) to assist at Miami International Airport (...
September 14, 2017 | Local Press Release
BOISE, Idaho – Officers with the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) at Boise Airport have found two loaded firearms in the carry-on luggage of passengers at the security checkpoint over the past four days.The first firearm was a .45...
September 14, 2017 | Local Press Release
ALCOA, Tenn. - The Transportation Security Administration discovered a firearm at the McGhee Tyson Airport (TYS) checkpoint today. At approximately 9:30 a.m., an unloaded .38 caliber pistol was discovered in a passenger’s carry-on bag.TSA...
September 12, 2017 | Local Press Release
Lubbock, Texas –The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) discovered a loaded firearm at the security screening checkpoint Sept. 11 at Lubbock Preston Smith International Airport (LBB).  This is the ninth firearm found at the LBB checkpoint...
September 11, 2017 | Local Press Release
ASHEVILLE, N.C. – Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officers prevented a passenger from bringing a loaded handgun on board a plane at a Asheville Regional Airport (AVL) checkpoint. The incident occurred this morning just after 6 a.m. The...
September 11, 2017 | Local Press Release
CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officials from Charlotte Douglas International Airport (CLT) today unveiled a section of a steel beam that was salvaged from the September 11, 2001, terrorist attack on the World Trade...
September 10, 2017 | Local Press Release
ROCHESTER, N.Y. – A woman was stopped by the Transportation Security Administration after a TSA officer detected a loaded gun in her carry-on bag at Greater Rochester International Airport (ROC) Saturday, Sept. 9.  The woman, a resident of Whitakers...
September 08, 2017 | Local Press Release
Sioux City, Iowa – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) discovered a loaded firearm at the security screening checkpoint today at Sioux Gateway Airport (SUX). This is the first firearm found at the SUX checkpoint this calendar year.The ....
September 07, 2017 | Local Press Release
BISMARCK, N.D. – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) announced today that local residents will have the opportunity to enroll in the popular TSA Pre✓® expedited screening program at two North Dakota airports in October.TSA Pre✓®...
September 07, 2017 | Local Press Release
LANCASTER, Pa. – The Transportation Security Administration has installed the latest checkpoint screening technology equipment at Lancaster Airport (LNS).With the addition of the new Advanced Imaging Technology (AIT) machine at LNS, the airport is...
September 07, 2017 | National Press Release
WASHINGTON – The Transportation Security Administration is staging approximately 250 personnel at southeast airports to be deployed to Florida for assistance with airport security after Hurricane Irma moves through the region. These TSA employees...
September 07, 2017 | Local Press Release
CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officers prevented a North Carolina man from bringing a loaded handgun on board a plane at a Charlotte Douglas International Airport (CLT) checkpoint. The incident occurred this morning...
September 07, 2017 | Local Press Release
MIDLAND, Texas – A temporary TSA Pre✓® application center will be open at Midland International Air & Space Port (MAF) from Monday, Sept. 25 – Friday, Sept. 29.The application center, located in the 3rd floor media room, will be open Monday-...
September 07, 2017 | Local Press Release
ROANOKE, Va. – Transportation Security Administration officers at Roanoke-Blacksburg Regional Airport (ROA) prevented a man from bringing a loaded 9 mm handgun onto an airplane on Wednesday (September 6).The man was stopped as he was entering the...
September 06, 2017 | Local Press Release
ABILENE, Texas – A temporary TSA Pre✓® application center will be open at Abilene Regional Airport (ABI) from Monday, Sept. 11 – Friday, Sept. 15.The application center, located in the lower level airport conference room, will be open Monday-Friday...
September 06, 2017 | Local Press Release
LYNCHBURG, Va.—Transportation Security Administration officers prevented a Bedford County, Virginia, man from bringing a loaded handgun on board an airplane at the Lynchburg Regional Airport checkpoint, Tuesday, Sept. 5.The man was stopped by TSA...
August 31, 2017 | Local Press Release
LAS VEGAS – Officials with the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) and Las Vegas McCarran International Airport (LAS) today announced that automated screening lanes have been installed and are in use at Terminal 3. This state-of-the-art...
August 30, 2017 | Local Press Release
BOISE, Idaho - Officers with the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) discovered a loaded firearm in the carry-on baggage of a passenger departing Boise Airport (BOI) Wednesday morning.The firearm was a Smith and Wesson Bodyguard revolver...
August 29, 2017 | Local Press Release
ALBANY, N.Y. –The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has installed the latest checkpoint screening technology equipment at three upstate New York airports—Adirondack Regional Airport, Massena International Airport and Ogdensburg...
August 29, 2017
LYNCHBURG, Va. –The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has installed the latest checkpoint screening technology equipment at Lynchburg Regional Airport.With the addition of the new Advanced Imaging Technology (AIT) machine at Lynchburg,...
August 28, 2017 | Local Press Release
HARRISBURG, Pa. – Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officers prevented a man from bringing a handgun on board a plane at a Harrisburg International Airport (MDT) checkpoint Saturday. The passenger was stopped by TSA officers with a Smith...
August 25, 2017 | Local Press Release
PITTSBURGH – Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officers prevented a woman from bringing a loaded handgun on board a plane at a Pittsburgh International Airport (PIT) checkpoint yesterday. The passenger was stopped by TSA officers with a...
August 24, 2017 | Local Press Release
DETROIT – Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officers at Detroit Metropolitan International Airport (DTW) discovered firearms in two separate instances at security checkpoints Wednesday, Aug. 23.At approximately 7 a.m. Aug. 23, a loaded 9...
August 24, 2017 | Local Press Release
CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officers prevented a North Carolina man from bringing a loaded handgun on board a plane at a Charlotte Douglas International Airport checkpoint. The incident occurred yesterday just...
August 24, 2017 | Local Press Release
FLORENCE, S.C. – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) introduced the latest checkpoint screening technology equipment at Florence Regional Airport (FLO).With the addition of the new Advanced Imaging Technology (AIT) machine at FLO, the...

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