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19-Year-Old Woman Charged with Assaulting 3 TSA Officers at Sky Harbor International Airport

Coleman allegedly grabbed one officer by the hair, forcing the officer’s head down against a table, and hitting the officer in the head multiple times.

30 Arrested in Crackdown Against Drug Trafficking Network That Infiltrated Ports

Members of the criminal network had set up a network of services to facilitate the illegal importation of drugs, which relied partly on the help of port workers.

Canada to Launch New Verified Traveler Program This June

The new Verified Traveller program will replace the current Trusted Traveller program by June 21, 2023.

TSA Stops Ninja Knife Set at Boston Logan

TSA reminds travelers that knives, except for plastic or round bladed butter knives, are not permitted in carry-on baggage.

TSA Now Accepts Mobile IDs in Google Wallet on Android Mobile Devices, Starting with Maryland

With IDs in Google Wallet on Android, identification data is encrypted and securely transmitted digitally, eliminating the need for passengers to show or hand over their device to a TSA officer.

[email protected]: Former Acting Administrator of TSA, Gale Rossides, Reflects on 20 Years of Service

Gale Rossides, the former Acting Administrator of the Transportation Security Administration, and plank holder at DHS, sat down with HSToday Executive Editor, Kristina Tanasichuk,...

SEPTA Announces New Enforcement of Ski Mask Ban Following Violent Incidents

The agency made the announcement after the fatal shooting of 15-year-old Randy Mills on a bus in Germantown.

Arrivals Chaos as Passport eGates Down at U.K. Airports

A number of airports have issued statements to say they are working closely with Border Force to help resolve the problem as quickly as possible.

TSA’s Major Acquisition Programs Assessing AI and Remote Screening Technologies

TSA is assessing numerous solutions and improvements to the CT scanners to include the use of Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, and Remote Screening operations. 

CBP Urges Travelers to Apply for Tourist Permits Online and Check Border Wait Times to Minimize Delays

Individuals who cross the U.S. Southwest Border between ports of entry or without appropriate documentation will be subject to consequences.

Montana Man Sentenced for Assault on Flight Crew on Flight to Juneau, Alaska

Bruns made verbal threats to assault the flight crew member and physically tried to shove his way past the flight crew member, striking the crew member with his hands.

Denver’s Chelsea Scott Earns TSA Officer of the Year Award

She volunteered to serve as a passenger support specialist and is the primary collateral duty safety officer and alternate environmental management coordinator for Denver International and its 13 spoke airports.

TSA Expands Biometric and Digital Identity Operational Assessments After ‘Promising’ Early Results

Early results are promising enough with a small sample, that TSA is essentially expanding the sample size from 115 deployed lanes to about 200 deployed lanes.

TSA Announces Changes to PreCheck as it Forecasts Memorial Day Travel Volumes

Teenagers aged 13-17 may now accompany TSA PreCheck enrolled parents or guardians through TSA PreCheck screening when meeting certain conditions.

SEPTA Announces Appointment of Transit Police Chief

In his previous roles, Lawson was instrumental in the implementation of the Body-Worn Camera Program and the establishment of SEPTA’s Transit Watch App.

Six Loaded Firearms Stopped in Eleven Days by TSA Officers at Puget Sound Airports

The recommended civil penalty for a firearm starts at $2,050 and can go up to the statutory maximum of more than $14,950 per violation.
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