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September 11, 2018 | Local Press Release
LYNCHBURG, Va. – A man was caught with a loaded handgun at the Lynchburg Regional Airport security checkpoint by a Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officer yesterday, September 10, just one day before the 17th anniversary of the 9/11...
September 08, 2018 | Local Press Release
ARLINGTON, Va. –  Transportation Security Administration officers at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) stopped a man with a loaded gun at one of the airport checkpoints Friday, Sept. 7, just four days before the 17th anniversary of the...
September 07, 2018 | National Press Release
WASHINGTON - The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) marked a record-breaking summer travel season, screening more than a quarter of a billion travelers, the busiest in TSA history. With the summer travel season spanning from the Wednesday...
September 06, 2018 | Local Press Release
OAKLAND, Calif.– The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) today highlighted a computed tomography (CT) scanner that is currently in the security checkpoint at Oakland International Airport’s (OAK) Terminal 2.The state-of-the-art scanner...
September 05, 2018 | Local Press Release
ROCHESTER, N.Y. — A new, spacious, bright, passenger security checkpoint is now in operation at the Greater Rochester International Airport, enhancing the passenger experience for travelers who are passing through the Transportation Security...
September 05, 2018 | Local Press Release
NORFOLK, Va.– Residents of the Norfolk area will be able to enroll in the Transportation Security Administration’s popular TSA Pre✓® application program inside the Norfolk International Airport terminal during the week of September 17 - 21 where...
September 05, 2018 | Local Press Release
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) discovered two loaded firearms this morning at the security screening checkpoint at Albuquerque International Sunport (ABQ), bringing the total so far for this calendar year to 28...
September 04, 2018 | Local Press Release
NEWARK, N.J. —  A Transportation Security Administration officer spotted what looked like an improvised explosive device in a man’s carry-on bag early this morning, resulting in the temporary closure of several security screening lanes at Newark...
September 01, 2018 | Local Press Release
PHILADELPHIA – A Chester County, Pennsylvania, woman was stopped by Transportation Security Administration officers at Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) Sept. 1, when they detected a handgun in the woman’s carry-on bag.The West Chester,...
September 01, 2018 | Local Press Release
DULLES, Va. – A Transportation Security Administration officer stopped a Fairfax County, Virginia, man from bringing two loaded semi-automatic handguns onto an airplane at Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD) Saturday, Sept. 1. The TSA...
August 31, 2018 | Local Press Release
ARLINGTON, Va. –  For the fourth time this month, Transportation Security Administration officers at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) caught a gun at one of the airport’s checkpoints. All four men who were caught had their guns...
August 31, 2018 | Local Press Release
RICHMOND, Va. – A Fredericksburg, Virginia, man was arrested at Richmond International Airport Thursday, Aug. 30, after a Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officer found a loaded semi-automatic handgun in the traveler’s carry-on bag.The...
August 31, 2018 | Local Press Release
NORFOLK, Va. —A local resident was caught by the Transportation Security Administration with a loaded handgun at a Norfolk International Airport checkpoint Thursday, Aug. 30, marking the 16th firearm that TSA officers have caught at the airport so...
August 30, 2018 | Local Press Release
LOS ANGELES - Representatives from Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) and the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) showcased emerging technologies currently in use at the security checkpoint in Terminal 1 at Los Angeles International Airport...
August 28, 2018 | Local Press Release
HOUSTON, Texas — The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) today unveiled a state-of-the-art advanced technology computed tomography (CT) checkpoint scanner for screening passengers and their belongings at the security checkpoint at William P...
August 24, 2018 | Local Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.  —  A supervisory Federal Air Marshal for the Baltimore region has been honored by receiving the Transportation Security Administration’s Trailblazer Award for 2018, for blazing a path for women in non-traditional careers as part of...
August 24, 2018 | Local Press Release
SAN ANTONIO —  Officials at the Transportation Security Administration’s National Canine Training Center here have adopted a canine with the intention of training it in explosives detection after a nearby dog training operation was shuttered by law...
August 24, 2018 | Local Press Release
MILWAUKEE, Wis. — The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) discovered two loaded firearms in different passengers’ carry-on bags at security screening checkpoints at Milwaukee’s General Mitchell International Airport (MKE) this week.     On...
August 23, 2018 | Local Press Release
DULLES, VA. – A Transportation Security Administration officer stopped a man from bringing a loaded handgun onto an airplane at Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD) yesterday, Wednesday, August 22nd.The TSA officer spotted the gun in the...
August 21, 2018 | Local Press Release
LINTHICUM, Md. – Transportation Security Administration officers at Baltimore Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI) stopped a man with a handgun at one of the airport’s checkpoints Aug. 19, marking the 19th gun caught at the...
August 17, 2018 | Local Press Release
PITTSBURGH – An Ohio man was stopped by Transportation Security Administration officers at Pittsburgh International Airport (PIT) today (August 17) when they detected a loaded handgun in the man’s carry-on bag.The Farmdale, Ohio, resident was...
August 17, 2018 | Local Press Release
MADISON, N.J. – Residents of Morris County, New Jersey, will be able to enroll in the Transportation Security Administration’s popular TSA Pre✓® application program in Florham Park, New Jersey, from August 20 to 30, where officials will host a...
August 16, 2018 | Local Press Release
ARLINGTON, Va. –  For the third time within a short nine-day period, Transportation Security Administration officers at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) caught a gun at one of the airport’s checkpoints. All three men who were caught...
August 16, 2018
RICHMOND, Va. – A Richmond, Virginia, man was arrested at Richmond International Airport on Wednesday, August 15, after a Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officer found a loaded semi-automatic handgun in the traveler’s carry-on bag.The...

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