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February 02, 2018 | Local Press Release
NEWARK, N.J. – A Carbon County, Pennsylvania, man was arrested at Newark Liberty International Airport yesterday, February 1, after a Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officer detected a loaded pistol in the traveler’s jacket.  A TSA...
February 02, 2018 | Local Press Release
MINNEAPOLIS – In what is projected to be the busiest day ever for the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) at Minneapolis-St. Paul Airport (MSP), the agency showcased one of its key assets that it will utilize to keep travelers safe and...
February 01, 2018 | National Press Release
WASHINGTON — The Transportation Security Administration today announced the expansion of its TSA Pre✓® expedited screening program to five additional domestic and international carriers. The five new partnering airlines are Air France, Brussels...
February 01, 2018 | Local Press Release
LINTHICUM, Md. - Transportation Security Administration officers stopped 26 guns at Baltimore Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport checkpoints in 2017, an increase from the 24 caught in 2016. It contnued a distrubing trend of an...
January 31, 2018 | Local Press Release
COLUMBUS, Ohio – Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officers prevented a passenger from bringing a loaded handgun on board a plane at a John Glenn Columbus International Airport (CMH) checkpoint. The incident occurred this morning just...
January 30, 2018 | Local Press Release
HUNTINGTON, W.Va.  —  The Transportation Security Administration’s security checkpoint at Huntington Tri-State Airport (HTS) has doubled its size, growing from one to two lanes to improve efficiency as passengers are screened before being allowed to...
January 28, 2018
LINTHICUM, Md. – Two more handguns were stopped by Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officers at Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport the past few days, bringing the number of guns caught during the first month of...
January 26, 2018
ST. LOUIS, Miss. – To ensure the security of airline passengers and the nation’s airports, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is implementing new, stronger screening procedures for carry-on items at St. Louis Lambert International...
January 26, 2018 | Local Press Release
NORTHWEST ARKANSAS – 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 airports across the country...
January 26, 2018 | 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 early this morning...
January 25, 2018 | Local Press Release
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. – Residents of the Tri-State region of West Virginia, Ohio and Kentucky will be able to enroll in the Transportation Security Administration’s popular TSA Pre✓® application program inside the Huntington Tri-State Airport terminal ...
January 25, 2018 | Local Press Release
FARGO, N.D. - The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has fully implemented new and stronger carry-on baggage security screening procedures at Hector International (FAR) in Fargo.The new procedures require travelers to place all electronics...
January 23, 2018 | Local Press Release
RICHMOND, Va. – A Chesterfield County, Virginia, woman was arrested at Richmond International Airport on Monday, Jan. 22, after a Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officer found a loaded handgun in the traveler’s carry-on bag.A TSA...
January 19, 2018 | Local Press Release
NEWARK, N.J. – Nine people were arrested yesterday, January 18, after Transportation Security Administration officers detected a suspicious item in a carry-on bag at a Newark Liberty International Airport checkpoint.The preliminary investigation...
January 19, 2018 | Local Press Release
BURBANK, Calif. –  An officer with the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) discovered a loaded firearm Wednesday afternoon in the carry-on baggage of a male passenger traveling from Hollywood Burbank Airport (BUR) to Phoenix Sky Harbor...
January 18, 2018 | Local Press Release
RONKONKOMA, N.Y. – Residents of Long Island will be able to enroll in the Transportation Security Administration’s popular TSA Pre✓® application program inside the Long Island MacArthur Airport terminal during the week of Jan. 22 - 26, where...
January 17, 2018
NORFOLK, Va.—A Transportation Security Administration officer detected a loaded handgun in a carry-on bag at a Norfolk International Airport checkpoint last Friday morning (Jan. 12), marking the first gun caught at one of the airport’s checkpoints...
January 17, 2018 | Local Press Release
JAMAICA, N.Y. – A Bucks County, Pennsylvania, man was arrested after a Transportation Security Administration officer at John F. Kennedy International Airport uncovered four handguns and a stash of ammunition artfully concealed inside a speaker case...
January 12, 2018 | Local Press Release
LINTHICUM, Md. – A Georgia man was arrested at Baltimore Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI) yesterday (Jan. 11) after a Transportation Security Administration officer caught him trying to bring a loaded handgun past the...
January 09, 2018 | Local Press Release
BOZEMAN, Mont. - The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) reminded Gallatin Valley residents they can enroll in the popular TSA Pre✓® expedited screening program for one week starting Monday at Bozeman-Yellowstone International Airport (BZN...
January 09, 2018 | Local Press Release
CHARLESTON, W.Va. – A Putnam County, West Virginia, man was cited by police after a Transportation Security Administration officer at Yeager Airport (CRW) spotted a loaded gun in the man’s carry-on bag at the airport checkpoint.The man, a resident...
January 09, 2018 | Local Press Release
CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officers prevented an Indiana man from bringing a loaded handgun aboard a plane at a Charlotte Douglas International Airport checkpoint. The incident occurred early Monday morning at...
January 08, 2018 | Local Press Release
SEATTLE – Officers with the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (Sea-Tac) discovered two firearms in less than 24 hours during the routine screening of carry-on baggage.A TSA officer found the first...
January 06, 2018 | Local Press Release
JAMAICA, N.Y. – A Queens, New York, man got off to a bad start this new year when he was caught trying to carry a loaded gun past the Transportation Security Administration checkpoint at John F. Kennedy International Airport Jan. 5, the first gun...
January 05, 2018 | Local Press Release
ARLINGTON, Va. – An Arlington, Virginia, man had a bad start to the new year yesterday morning, Jan. 4 when a Transportation Security Administration officer at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) spotted a loaded gun in the man’s carry-...

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