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July 13, 2018 | Local Press Release
Corpus Christi, Tex. – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) discovered a loaded firearm in a carry-on bag at Corpus Christi International Airport (CRP) this morning at the security screening checkpoint.  TSA found the .38 Smith &...
July 12, 2018 | Local Press Release
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – A Louisa, Virginia, woman was cited by police after a Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officer at Charlottesville-Albemarle Airport (CHO) spotted a loaded gun in the woman’s handbag at the airport checkpoint...
July 12, 2018 | Local Press Release
NORFOLK, Va. – This is shaping up to be the busiest summer travel season ever for the high volume of passengers and crew members screened at Transportation Security Administration checkpoints nationwide. With that in mind, TSA Officer Christine...
July 10, 2018 | National Press Release
WASHINGTON – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) today introduced a new career progression plan for its frontline employees to foster career growth and training for improved operational performance. The new plan provides operational...
July 10, 2018 | Local Press Release
DULLES, Va. – A Fredericksburg, Virginia, man was cited by airport police at Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD) today (July 10) after a Transportation Security Administration officer spotted a loaded gun in the man’s carry-on bag at one...
July 03, 2018 | Local Press Release
NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. – A Cattaraugus County, New York, woman was arrested by police after Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officers stopped her from bringing a loaded handgun onto an airplane at Niagara Falls International Airport...
July 03, 2018
BECKLEY, W.Va. – A Fayette County, West Virginia, man was cited by police after a Transportation Security Administration officer at Raleigh County Memorial Airport (BKW) spotted a loaded gun in the man’s carry-on bag at the airport checkpoint on...
July 03, 2018 | Local Press Release
WASHINGTON – The Friday before the Independence Day holiday was the second busiest day in the history of the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) with more than 2.67 million travelers and crew members screened at checkpoints nationwide on...
July 03, 2018 | Local Press Release
SPOKANE, Wash. - The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) at Spokane International Airport (GEG) showcased an expanded security checkpoint for use by travelers departing on flights from the A/B concourse. The airport is completing...
June 27, 2018 | Local Press Release
LINTHICUM, Md. – Transportation Security Administration officers at Baltimore Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI) stopped a Lancaster, Pennsylvania, woman with a loaded handgun at one of the airport’s checkpoints today,...
June 27, 2018 | Local Press Release
NORFOLK, Va. — The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is preparing for another record-breaking travel season this summer, as 243 million passengers and crew are projected to come through security checkpoints nationwide between Memorial Day...
June 27, 2018 | Local Press Release
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – A Charlottesville, Virginia, man was cited by police after a Transportation Security Administration officer at Charlottesville-Albemarle Airport (CHO) spotted a loaded gun in the man’s carry-on bag at the airport checkpoint on...
June 27, 2018 | Local Press Release
NORFOLK, Va.—A Kentucky man was caught by the Transportation Security Administration with a loaded gun at a Norfolk International Airport checkpoint Tuesday, June 26, marking the third gun caught at one of the airport checkpoints so far this month....
June 25, 2018 | Local Press Release
LINTHICUM, Md. – Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officers at Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI) stopped an Anne Arundel County, Maryland, man with a loaded handgun at one of the airport’s checkpoints on...
June 25, 2018 | Local Press Release
Burlington, Vt. - The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) and Burlington International Airport (BTV) are preparing for a busy travel season this summer, as BTV anticipates a more than 16 percent increase in the number of passengers screened...
June 22, 2018 | Local Press Release
ROANOKE, Va. – A West Virginia woman was stopped by the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) with a loaded handgun at the Roanoke-Blacksburg Regional Airport checkpoint on Thursday, June 21. The TSA officer who was staffing the checkpoint X-...
June 21, 2018 | Local Press Release
WASHINGTON — The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is preparing for another record-breaking travel season this summer, as 243 million passengers and crew are projected to come through security checkpoints nationwide between Memorial Day...
June 21, 2018 | Local Press Release
LINTHICUM, Md. – Transportation Security Administration officers at Baltimore Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI) caught a handgun at one of the airport’s checkpoints this morning, marking the 11th gun caught at the airport so...
June 21, 2018 | Local Press Release
BUFFALO, N.Y. — The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is preparing for another record-breaking travel season this summer, as 243 million passengers and crew are projected to come through security checkpoints nationwide between Memorial...
June 21, 2018 | Local Press Release
CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officers prevented a South Carolina man from bringing a loaded handgun onboard a plane at a Charlotte Douglas International Airport (CLT) checkpoint. The incident occurred this morning...
June 20, 2018 | Local Press Release
ROCHESTER, N.Y. — The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is preparing for another record-breaking travel season this summer, as 243 million passengers and crew are projected to come through security checkpoints nationwide between Memorial...
June 20, 2018 | Local Press Release
SYRACUSE, N.Y. — The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is preparing for another record-breaking travel season this summer, as 243 million passengers and crew are projected to come through security checkpoints nationwide between Memorial...
June 20, 2018 | Local Press Release
BANGOR, Maine – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) and Bangor International Airport (BGR) are preparing for a busy travel season this summer, as BGR continues to see a nearly 30% increase in the number of passengers over last year.Last...
June 19, 2018
MONTGOMERY, Ala. - The Transportation Security Administration discovered a loaded firearm at the Montgomery Regional Airport (MGM) checkpoint this morning. At approximately 9 a.m., a loaded Kel-Tec 9mm handgun was discovered in a passenger’s carry-...
June 18, 2018 | Local Press Release
COLONIE, N.Y. — The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is preparing for another record-breaking travel season this summer, as 243 million passengers and crew are projected to come through security checkpoints nationwide between Memorial...

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