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April 01, 2019 | Local Press Release
BOSTON – Transportation Security Administration officers at Boston Logan International Airport (BOS) stopped a Norfolk County, Massachusetts, man from bringing a loaded handgun onto an airplane yesterday, Sunday, March 31. It marked the fourth gun...
April 01, 2019 | Local Press Release
PORTLAND, Ore. – With a record number of people expected to depart Portland International Airport (PDX) during the 2019 spring break travel season, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) today provided tips and advice to make the travel...
March 29, 2019 | Local Press Release
NORFOLK, Va.—An area man was caught by the Transportation Security Administration with a loaded handgun at a Norfolk International Airport checkpoint on Thursday, March 28th. It marked the fourth gun that TSA officers have caught at the airport so...
March 29, 2019 | Local Press Release
CEDAR RAPIDS — The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) discovered a loaded firearm this morning, March 29, at the Eastern Iowa Airport (CID). This was the second firearm intercepted at the CID checkpoint so far this calendar year, compared...
March 28, 2019 | Local Press Release
PITTSBURGH – A West Virginia woman was stopped by Transportation Security Administration officers at Pittsburgh International Airport (PIT) on Wednesday, March 27, when they detected a loaded handgun in her backpack.The Monongalia County, West...
March 28, 2019 | National Press Release
WASHINGTON – The Transportation Security Administration today awarded Smiths Detection, Inc. of Edgewood, Md., a $96.8 million contract for 300 Computed Tomography (CT) systems and associated ancillary equipment and services over five years. The...
March 28, 2019 | Local Press Release
WARWICK, R.I. – The number of passengers expected to fly this spring is expected to be the highest in years with more than 2.2 million passengers per day expected to pass through Transportation Security Administration checkpoints during the popular...
March 27, 2019 | Local Press Release
BOISE, Idaho – Officers with the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) at the Boise Airport discovered a loaded firearm in the carry-on luggage of a female traveler ticketed for travel to Seattle-Tacoma International Airport Wednesday morning...
March 26, 2019 | Local Press Release
NORFOLK, Va.—A local man was caught by the Transportation Security Administration with a handgun at a Norfolk International Airport checkpoint on Tuesday, March 26, marking the third firearm that TSA officers have caught at the airport’s checkpoints...
March 26, 2019 | Local Press Release
SEATTLE - The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (SEA) and Paine Field Airport (PAE) is prepared for a busy spring break travel season. Departing passenger volumes are projected to increase starting...
March 25, 2019 | Local Press Release
BOSTON – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is holding a one-day, “fast track” hiring event on Saturday, April 6, to recruit full- and part-time TSA officers to work at Boston Logan International Airport (BOS). TSA is looking to hire...
March 25, 2019 | Local Press Release
McALLEN, Texas – A temporary TSA Pre✓® application center will be open at McAllen International Airport (MFE) from Tuesday, April 16 – Thursday, April 18.“We’re pleased to offer this enrollment opportunity to those who live in or around McAllen,”...
March 22, 2019 | Local Press Release
BRIDGEPORT, W.Va. – A Harrison County, WV, woman was stopped on Tuesday, March 19 with a loaded gun at North Central West Virginia Airport (CKB) in Bridgeport, WV, after Transportation Security Administration officers who were working at the airport...
March 22, 2019 | Local Press Release
NORFOLK, Va.—A local man was caught by the Transportation Security Administration with a loaded handgun at a Norfolk International Airport checkpoint on Tuesday, March 19th, marking the second firearm that TSA officers have caught at the airport’s...
March 22, 2019 | Local Press Release
NEWARK, NJ – Transportation Security Administration officers at Newark Liberty International Airport stopped a Monmouth County, NJ, man from bringing a handgun onto an airplane yesterday, March 21st. It was the third gun caught at the airport so far...
March 22, 2019 | Local Press Release
LINTHICUM, MD – A Texas man was arrested on Wednesday, March 20, at Baltimore Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport after Transportation Security Administration officers caught him with a loaded handgun at the checkpoint at Terminal B....
March 20, 2019 | Local Press Release
PORTLAND, Ore. - The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) today announced that local residents can enroll in TSA Pre✓® at Portland International Airport (PDX) for a four-week period starting Monday, April 1, 2019. Those interested in...
March 14, 2019 | Local Press Release
DENVER, Colo. – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is holding a one-day, “fast track” hiring event on Saturday, March 23, to recruit full- and part-time TSA officers to work at Denver International Airport (DEN). Starting pay is $20.40...
March 12, 2019 | Local Press Release
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is holding an event this Saturday to recruit and hire Transportation Security Officers (TSOs) to work at Nashville International Airport (BNA).The event will be held Saturday, March...
March 12, 2019 | Local Press Release
BURBANK, Calif. - The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) today announced a permanent TSA Pre✓® enrollment office has opened in Burbank, Calif. This is the only permanent enrollment center available in this area of Los Angeles County.The...
March 11, 2019 | Local Press Release
SPOKANE, Wash. – Officials with the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) and Spokane International Airport (GEG) on March 11, discussed a recent increase in the number of firearms brought by travelers to the airport security checkpoints and...
March 08, 2019 | Local Press Release
NEW YORK – A man from the Bronx was arrested at John F. Kennedy International Airport yesterday, March 7, after the armed man tried to run past Transportation Security Administration officers when they declined to allow him past the security...
March 07, 2019 | Local Press Release
NEW YORK – The number of passengers expected to fly this spring is expected to be the highest in years with more than 2.2 million passengers per day expected to pass through Transportation Security Administration checkpoints during the popular...
March 06, 2019 | Local Press Release
RICHMOND, Va. – A Staunton, Virginia, man was cited by police at Richmond International Airport  Tuesday, March 5 after a Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officer found a loaded handgun in the traveler’s carry-on bag.The 9 mm handgun was...
March 06, 2019 | National Press Release
WASHINGTON –  The Transportation Security Administration kicked off the Spring Break travel period, which typically begins in late February and continues into April, and is prepared for yet another record number of travelers. TSA expects to screen...

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