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TSA Leadership Addresses Congress on Post-Modernization Initiatives

This week, key leaders from the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) engaged with Congress to provide insights into the agency's post-modernization efforts.

TSA PreCheck vs. Global Entry: Which Is Better?

Federal trusted traveler programs like TSA PreCheck and Global Entry let you go through special security lanes at the airport — which usually means faster and less intrusive screening.

Philadelphia Man Sentenced to Prison for Evading TSA Security at Philadelphia International Airport

United States Attorney Jacqueline C. Romero announced that Hugh James, 52, of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, was sentenced to six months’ imprisonment, two years’ supervised release, a fine of $1,000, and a mandatory special assessment of $200 for attempting to board an international flight with undeclared currency that had not passed through airport security.

TSA Officers Prevent Man From Bringing Antique Gun Onto a Flight at Richmond International Airport

Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officers at Richmond International Airport prevented a Henrico, Va., man from bringing an antique revolver onto a flight early this morning, March 11.

TSA Officers Prevent Woman From Bringing Handgun onto a Flight at Reagan National Airport

Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officers at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport stopped a Tennessee, woman from carrying her handgun onto a flight on Sunday, March 11.

San Diego Field Office Ports of Entry Have Remarkable Week Seizing Over $9 Million Worth of Narcotics

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers from the San Diego Field Office ports of entry seized 554 pounds of cocaine, 229 pounds of fentanyl, and 1,650 pounds of methamphetamine, in 42 separate smuggling attempts from Feb. 19 through Feb. 25.

Does TSA Still Run if the Government Shuts Down?

The US government could be heading for another partial government shutdown later this week unless Congress can agree to a new round of spending bills.

GAO: TSA Could Further Improve Officer Engagement

The nearly 50,000 Transportation Security Officers (TSOs) at the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) play a crucial role in upholding aviation security by preventing potentially dangerous items from making their way onto airplanes.

IndyGo Earns TSA’s Gold Standard Award for Security

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) honored the Indianapolis Public Transportation Corporation (IndyGo) with the prestigious Gold Standard Award for security in its bus system...

A Look Behind GAO’s Assessment of TSA’s Major Acquisition Programs

The US Government Accountability Office (GAO) has issued its annual assessment of the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) major acquisition programs.

TSA Historian Presents: TSA Warehouse and Technology

In this series the TSA Historian team shares key artifacts and their backgrounds to tell the story of the agency.

TSA Holds First Drone Response Training Outside U.S. Since COVID

The threat of drones is on the rise, and TSA is tackling the threat head-on, not only here in the U.S., but around the world.

Eyes on the Future, TSA Demonstrates Potential for Open Architecture

As TSA looks to the future of passenger screening and more rapidly responding to emerging threats, the agency is becoming increasingly innovative.

Man Arrested After Joking About TSA Missing Bomb in Bag at Florida Airport

A man from Reno, Nevada was arrested at a Florida airport on Saturday after deputies said he joked that Transportation Security Administration agents missed a bomb in his bag.

TSA Discovers Two Firearms in Three Days at Security Checkpoint

Officers with the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officers at Idaho Falls Regional Airport (IDA) have intercepted two guns this week during routine X-ray screening of carry-on luggage at the security checkpoint.

50 Passengers Brought Firearms to TSA Checkpoints Across Mississippi

A record number of passengers brought firearms into the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) checkpoints across the state of Mississippi last year.
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