USA Flag

Official website of the Department of Homeland Security

Transportation Security Administration

Press Releases

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...
August 16, 2018 | National Press Release
WASHINGTON — The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) today announced the expansion of its TSA Pre✓® expedited screening program to include eligible customers of Swiss International Air...
August 16, 2018 | Local Press Release
CHARLESTON, WV. – A man was cited by police after a Transportation Security Administration officer at Yeager Airport (CRW) spotted a handgun in the man’s carry-on bag at the airport checkpoint on Wednesday, August 16.The man was stopped at the...
August 15, 2018 | Local Press Release
LINTHICUM, Md. —  A new state-of-the-art advanced technology computed tomography checkpoint scanner (CT) that provides 3-D imaging is being tested at a Transportation Security Administration checkpoint at Baltimore Washington International-Thurgood...
August 14, 2018 | Local Press Release
NEWARK, N.J. —  When a family of five passed through the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) security checkpoint at Newark Liberty International Airport, it was more than just another busy summer day in Terminal B.TSA officer Joshua McCall...
August 14, 2018 | Local Press Release
NEW YORK – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is partnering with the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey to test new security technology that can help officials detect whether an individual is concealing an improvised explosive...
August 14, 2018 | Local Press Release
LOS ANGELES – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has partnered with the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) to deploy a new advanced portable passenger screening technology that will help detect weapon and...
August 13, 2018 | Local Press Release
ARLINGTON, Va. – Two Virginia men were cited by airport police at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) last week after Transportation Security Administration officers spotted loaded handguns in each of the men’s carry-on bags.On Friday,...
August 13, 2018 | Local Press Release
LINTHICUM, Md. – Transportation Security Administration officers at Baltimore Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI) stopped an Alexandria, Virginia, man with a loaded handgun at one of the airport’s checkpoints  Sunday, August 13...
August 10, 2018 | Local Press Release
PITTSBURGH – A Washington County, Pennsylvania, man was stopped by Transportation Security Administration officers at Pittsburgh International Airport (PIT) Aug. 9 when they detected a loaded handgun in the man’s carry-on bag.The McMurray,...
August 10, 2018 | Local Press Release
DULLES, Va. —  A new state-of-the-art advanced technology computed tomography checkpoint scanner (CT) that provides 3-D imaging is being tested at a Transportation Security Administration checkpoint at Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD)....
August 08, 2018 | Statement
For Immediate Release Public Affairs Contact: 571-227-2829 WASHINGTON – Contrary to recent media reports, TSA will not be eliminating passenger screening at any federalized U.S. airport. These media reports were based on information from a routine...
August 06, 2018 | Local Press Release
DES MOINES, Iowa — The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) discovered a loaded firearm early this morning at the security screening checkpoint at Des Moines International Airport (DSM).  This is the 10th firearm discovered at the DSM...

Pages

Subscribe to News Releases