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November 01, 2018 | Local Press Release
MILWAUKEE - The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) discovered a loaded firearm in a passenger’s carry-on bag at a security screening checkpoint at Milwaukee’s General Mitchell International Airport (MKE) on Wednesday, Oct. 31.      The ....
October 30, 2018 | Local Press Release
SEATTLE – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is holding a one-day recruitment and hiring event Saturday, November 3, to recruit full- and part-time Transportation Security Officers (TSOs) to work at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport...
October 30, 2018 | Local Press Release
Mosinee, Wis. – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) today announced that a temporary TSA Pre✓® Application Center will be open at Central Wisconsin Regional Airport (CWA) from Monday, Nov. 5 through Friday, November 9.The TSA Pre✓®...
October 25, 2018 | Local Press Release
SAN JOSE, Calif. - Officials with the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) Thursday highlighted the agency’s Passenger Screening Canines (PSCs), a key asset used to enhance security and keep passengers safe and secure when departing Norman Y...
October 23, 2018 | Local Press Release
SPRINGFIELD, N.J. – Residents of Union County, New Jersey, and the surrounding area will be able to apply for enrollment in the Transportation Security Administration’s TSA Pre✓® program at Keller Williams Midtown Direct Realty Nov. 26 — 30, where...
October 23, 2018 | Local Press Release
PORTLAND, Ore. – A male traveler fled the security checkpoint at Portland International Airport (PDX) Saturday after presenting a fraudulent driver license to a Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officer.TSA officers used the new...
October 22, 2018 | Local Press Release
HARRISBURG, Pa. – A York County, Pennsylvania, man was stopped by Transportation Security Administration officers at Harrisburg International Airport (MDT)  Friday, Oct. 19, when they detected a loaded gun in the man’s carry-on bag. The York Haven,...
October 22, 2018 | Local Press Release
LINTHICUM, Md. – Transportation Security Administration officers at Baltimore Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI) caught a North Carolina man with a loaded handgun in his carry-on bag Oct. 20.The man had the .380 caliber handgun...
October 19, 2018 | Local Press Release
PITTSBURGH – An Ohio woman was stopped by Transportation Security Administration officers at Pittsburgh International Airport (PIT) when they detected a loaded handgun in the woman’s carry-on bag, Oct. 18.The Austintown, Ohio, resident was stopped...
October 19, 2018 | Local Press Release
ALLENTOWN, Pa. – Individuals with disabilities or medical conditions, and who use medical devices should not think of a Transportation Security Administration (TSA) checkpoint as a barrier to travel. It’s okay to bring along a CPAP machine or a...
October 18, 2018 | Local Press Release
BALTIMORE – Residents of the White Marsh area of Baltimore will be able to enroll in the Transportation Security Administration’s TSA Pre✓® application program at the Keller Williams Gateway Nov. 5 – 8, where officials will host a temporary “pop-up...
October 18, 2018 | National Press Release
WASHINGTON — The Transportation Security Administration announced today the expansion of its TSA Pre✓® expedited screening program to three additional domestic and international carriers. The new partnering airlines now participating are Norwegian...
October 17, 2018 | Local Press Release
ARLINGTON, Va. –  Transportation Security Administration officers at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) stopped a local woman with a loaded handgun at one of the airport checkpoints on Tuesday, Oct. 16th , marking the 13th handgun...
October 17, 2018 | Local Press Release
NEW YORK —  A father and his young son were traveling through the Transportation Security Administration checkpoint at LaGuardia Airport this morning on their way to Denver, and as the young boy began to remove his coat to go through the checkpoint...
October 17, 2018 | Local Press Release
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 November 5th through 9th, where officials...
October 17, 2018 | Local Press Release
ALBANY, N.Y. --Transportation Security Administration officers at Albany International Airport have always played a critical role in serving as the last line of defense in protecting the flying public from harm. Now they are also playing an...
October 17, 2018 | Local Press Release
ERIE, PA – Residents of the Erie area and northwestern Pennsylvania region will be able to enroll in the Transportation Security Administration’s popular TSA Pre✓® application program inside Erie International Airport from November 5th through 9th,...
October 17, 2018 | Local Press Release
LINTHICUM, Md. – Transportation Security Administration officers at Baltimore Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI) stopped a Maryland man from bringing a collapsible rifle onto an airplane on Friday, October 12th. The man, a...
October 16, 2018 | Local Press Release
ASHEVILLE, N.C. – Demand by travelers interested in enrolling in the Transportation Security Administration’s TSA Pre✓® program has been so strong that a temporary application center will be stood up in the Asheville Regional Airport (AVL) from Oct...
October 15, 2018 | National Press Release
WASHINGTON – The Transportation Security Administration today released its plan to expand the use of biometrics technology as part of its continued effort to enhance security and the traveler experience. The...
October 03, 2018 | Local Press Release
SANTA CLARA, Calif. – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) today reminded local Santa Clara residents that they will have the opportunity to enroll in the TSA Pre✓® expedited screening program at Santa Clara Square starting Monday, Oct....
October 03, 2018 | Local Press Release
AUSTIN, Texas — The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has intercepted two loaded firearms so far this week at Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (AUS).  The first was found on Tuesday, Oct. 2, and the second one was detected this...
October 03, 2018 | National Press Release
WASHINGTON — Transportation Security Administration (TSA) Administrator David Pekoske today recognized Congress for the passage of H.R. 302, FAA Reauthorization Act of 2018, which...
October 02, 2018 | Local Press Release
Lubbock, Texas —The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) discovered a loaded firearm Sept. 30 in a passenger’s carry-on bag at the Lubbock Preston Smith International Airport (LBB) security screening checkpoint.   The 9mm Sig Sauer firearm,...
October 01, 2018 | Local Press Release
ARLINGTON, Va. –  Transportation Security Administration officers at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) stopped a man with a loaded handgun at one of the airport checkpoints Monday, Oct. 1, marking the 12th handgun caught so far this...

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