Press Releases

| Local Press Release
MEMPHIS, Tenn. - The Transportation Security Administration discovered a loaded firearm at a Memphis International Airport (MEM) checkpoint this morning.  At approximately 5:30 a.m., a loaded DB 9mm handgun was detected in a passenger’s carry-on bag…
| Local Press Release
HARRISBURG, Pa. – Transportation Security Administration officers at Harrisburg International Airport prevented a Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, man from bringing a .380 caliber handgun loaded with six bullets onto an airplane yesterday, Feb. 26…
| Local Press Release
SACRAMENTO, Calif. - The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) today reminded California residents that starting Oct. 1, 2020, travelers will need a REAL ID-compliant driver license, identification card or another acceptable form of…
| Local Press Release
NEW YORK – A Kentucky man became the first individual caught by the Transportation Security Administration with a firearm at a LaGuardia Airport checkpoint this year. He was stopped with a .380 caliber handgun loaded with seven bullets in his carry-…
| Local Press Release
SACRAMENTO, Calif. - New technology that confirms the validity of a traveler’s photo identification and confirms their flight information is being used by Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officers at some of the security checkpoints at…
| Local Press Release
PITTSBURGH –  A Butler County, Pennsylvania, man was stopped at Pittsburgh International Airport after Transportation Security Administration officers caught him with a .380 caliber handgun loaded with five bullets, including one in the chamber,…
| Local Press Release
BOSTON —  New technology that confirms the validity of a traveler’s identification (ID) and confirms their flight information in near real time is being used by Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officers at several security checkpoint…
| Local Press Release
CHARLESTON, W.Va. – A Huntington, West Virginia, man was stopped by Transportation Security Administration officers at Yeager Airport today (Feb. 25), when they detected a 9 mm handgun loaded with five bullets in his carry-on bag. TSA officials…
| Local Press Release
LINTHICUM, Md. – A Sussex County, Delaware, man was arrested after Transportation Security Administration officers at Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI) caught him with a .380 caliber handgun loaded with four bullets…
| Local Press Release
NEWBURGH, N.Y.—A Dutchess County, New York, woman was stopped by the Transportation Security Administration after a TSA officer spotted her with a .380 caliber handgun loaded with seven bullets, including one in the chamber, at the New York Stewart…
| Local Press Release
NORFOLK, VA—A North Carolina woman was cited by airport police after a Transportation Security Administration officer spotted her with a .380 caliber handgun loaded with six bullets at the Norfolk International Airport checkpoint on Friday, Feb. 21…
| Local Press Release
WARWICK, RI –A Florida woman was arrested by airport police yesterday (Feb. 20) after Transportation Security Administration officers at T.F. Green International Airport (PVD) caught her with a Derringer loaded with two bullets in her hand-bag at…
| Local Press Release
PHOENIX - New technology that confirms the validity of a traveler’s photo identification and confirms their flight information is being used by Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officers at some of the security checkpoints at Phoenix Sky…
| Local Press Release
PORTLAND, ME – The Transportation Security Administration caught a Somerset County, Maine, man at the Portland International Jetport checkpoint with a 9 mm handgun loaded with six bullets this morning (Feb. 21.) A TSA officer spotted the man’s gun…
| 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 March 23 to 27, where officials will host a…
| Local Press Release
RICHMOND, Va. – A Williamsburg, Virginia, man was issued a summons by police at Richmond International Airport on Thursday, Feb. 20, after a Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officer spotted a .380 caliber handgun loaded with seven…
| Joint Press Release
A Transportation Security Administration (TSA) manager at St. Louis Lambert International Airport (STL) was named the Ambassador of the Year for helping a passenger avert a travel nightmare, ultimately fulfilling the passenger’s dream vacation.…
| Local Press Release
GRAND ISLAND, NE – A Keith County, Nebraska, man was stopped by the Transportation Security Administration with a 9 mm gun loaded with 17 bullets, including one in the chamber at the Central Nebraska Regional Airport security checkpoint yesterday (…
| Local Press Release
OMAHA, NE – A Saline County, Nebraska, man was stopped by the Transportation Security Administration with a 9 mm gun loaded with 17 bullets at the Eppley Airfield checkpoint on Valentine’s Day. TSA officers caught the handgun as it entered the…
| Local Press Release
MILWAUKEE. – A Milwaukee, Wisconsin woman was stopped by Transportation Security Administration officers at Mitchell International Airport on Thursday, Feb. 13, when they detected a purple 9 mm caliber handgun loaded with 10 bullets including one in…
| Local Press Release
MOSINEE, WI – Residents of Central Wisconsin will be able to enroll in the Transportation Security Administration’s popular TSA Pre✓® application program at Central Wisconsin Airport (CWA) from Feb. 24 to 28, where officials will host a temporary “…
| National Press Release
WASHINGTON - The Surface Transportation Security Advisory Committee (STSAC) met Thursday, January 30, to establish its priorities for the upcoming year, which include improving cybersecurity information sharing, mitigating insider threat, and…
| Local Press Release
MANCHESTER, NH —  The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is increasing resources focused on airport security at Manchester-Boston Regional Airport (MHT) leading up to and after the primary election. Significantly more travelers than usual…
| Local Press Release
ROCHESTER, NY – Future guide dogs had an opportunity to explore the Greater Rochester International Airport terminal including practice going through a Transportation Security Administration checkpoint and boarding an airplane this evening (Feb. 8)…
| Local Press Release
ALLENTOWN, Pa. – Residents of the Lehigh Valley area will be able to enroll in the Transportation Security Administration’s popular TSA Pre✓® program at Lehigh Valley International Airport from February 17 to 28, where officials will host a…