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August 15, 2017 | Local Press Release
PHOENIX – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) surpassed a new milestone in July, screening more than 70 million passengers and crew for the first time in the agency’s history.  TSA officers screened 72,117,046 passengers and crew at...
August 15, 2017 | Local Press Release
ATLANTA – The Transportation Security Administration surpassed a new milestone in July, screening more than 70 million passengers and crew for the first time in the agency’s history.  TSA officers screened 72,117,046 passengers and crew at airports...
August 14, 2017 | Local Press Release
ARLINGTON, Va. – The Transportation Security Administration surpassed a new milestone in July, screening more than 70 million passengers and crew for the first time in the agency’s history, including approximately 2 million individuals who passed...
August 14, 2017 | Local Press Release
ANNAPOLIS, Md. —   Maryland travelers who are interested in applying for TSA Pre✓® can now do so in three designated Motor Vehicle Administration offices in Maryland—in the Annapolis, Salisbury and Waldorf...
August 14, 2017 | Local Press Release
LINTHICUM, Md. – The Transportation Security Administration surpassed a new milestone in July, screening more than 70 million passengers and crew for the first time in the agency’s history, including nearly 1 million passengers and crew screened at...
August 14, 2017 | Local Press Release
NEW YORK – The Transportation Security Administration surpassed a new milestone in July, screening more than 70 million passengers and crew for the first time in the agency’s history, including more than 6.5 million screened at the three New York...
August 14, 2017 | Local Press Release
NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Transportation Security Administration officers working at the Nashville International Airport (BNA) security checkpoint discovered a firearm each day between August 10 through 13.Information on the four firearms is below:Thursday...
August 14, 2017 | Local Press Release
NEWPORT NEWS, Va.—Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officers detected a “38 special” handgun in a man’s carry-on bag at a Newport News/Williamsburg International Airport checkpoint Sunday, Aug. 13, just five days after stopping a loaded...
August 10, 2017 | National Press Release
WASHINGTON – Today, David Pekoske was officially sworn in as the seventh administrator of the Transportation Security Administration. Department of Homeland Security Acting Secretary Elaine Duke welcomed ...
August 10, 2017 | Local Press Release
CLEVELAND – Transportation Security Administration officers prevented a passenger from bringing a handgun aboard an airplane at a Cleveland Hopkins International Airport checkpoint Aug. 9. The incident occurred yesterday just after 3 p.m. at the...
August 09, 2017 | Local Press Release
BOSTON – Transportation Security Administration officers at Logan International Airport (BOS) discovered a loaded firearm at the security checkpoint Monday, Aug. 7. This is the second firearm discovered at BOS in less than a week (another firearm...
August 09, 2017 | Local Press Release
NEWPORT NEWS, Va.—Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officers detected a loaded semi-automatic handgun in a carry-on bag at a Newport News/Williamsburg International Airport checkpoint earlier this morning, Aug. 9.The woman, a resident of...
August 08, 2017 | Local Press Release
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – The Transportation Security Administration discovered a loaded firearm at a Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport (BHM) checkpoint today. At approximately 5 a.m., a loaded Smith and Wesson .380 caliber pistol was...
August 08, 2017 | Local Press Release
LINTHICUM, Md. – A Prince George’s County, Maryland, man was arrested at Baltimore Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI) on Sunday, August 6, after Transportation Security Administration officers caught him with two guns in his...
August 08, 2017 | Local Press Release
WASHINGTON – The Sikh American Legal Defense and Education Fund of Washington, DC, was recognized by the Transportation Security Administration (TSA), and was presented with the TSA Disability and Multicultural Coalition Partnership Award during the...
August 08, 2017 | Local Press Release
WASHINGTON – The Oley Foundation of Albany, New York, was recognized by the Transportation Security Administration (TSA), and was presented with the TSA Disability and Multicultural Coalition Partnership Award during the agency’s 15th Annual...
August 07, 2017 | Local Press Release
BENNER TOWNSHIP, Pa. – The Transportation Security Administration has installed the latest checkpoint screening technology equipment at University Park Airport (UNV).With the addition of the new Advanced Imaging Technology (AIT) machine at UNV, the...
August 06, 2017 | Local Press Release
BUFFALO, N.Y. – A Genesee County, New York, man was stopped by Transportation Security Administration officers at the Buffalo-Niagara International Airport checkpoint Friday when they spotted him with a loaded semi-automatic handgun.As the man began...
August 03, 2017 | Local Press Release
ARLINGTON, Va. – Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officers at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) stopped a Fairfax County, Virginia, man from bringing a handgun onto a flight yesterday (August 3).The man, a resident of...
August 02, 2017 | Local Press Release
BOSTON – TSA officers at Logan International Airport (BOS) discovered a loaded firearm at the security checkpoint Wednesday morning.The firearm was discovered at approximately 6 a.m. Wednesday, August 2. TSA officers spotted the loaded 9 mm firearm...
August 01, 2017 | Local Press Release
QUEENS, N.Y. – Transportation Security Administration officers caught two Australian brothers trying to smuggle gun parts onto an airplane departing John F. Kennedy International Airport last week by concealing some of the components in their...
July 27, 2017 | Local Press Release
SEATTLE – In what is expected to be the busiest August ever at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, officials with the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) and Sea-Tac Airport showcased one of the key assets they will use to keep passengers...
July 26, 2017 | Local Press Release
NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. -- The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) introduced the latest checkpoint screening technology equipment at Niagara Falls International Airport (IAG).With the addition of the new Advanced Imaging Technology (AIT)...
July 26, 2017 | National Press Release
WASHINGTON – To ensure the security of airline passengers and the nation’s airports, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is implementing new, stronger screening procedures for carry-on items that require travelers to place all...
July 20, 2017
RICHMOND, Va. – A Goochland County, Va., resident was arrested at Richmond International Airport on Wednesday, July 19, after Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officers found a loaded semi-automatic handgun in the traveler’s carry-on bag...

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