Transportation

  Posted on: Friday, February 23, 2018
TSA sets new firearm discovery record
Homeland Security News Wire

TSA discovered a record breaking 104 firearms in carry-on bags around the United States from 5 through 11 February. The previous record of ninety-six firearms was set in July of 2017. Of the 104 firearms discovered, 87 were loaded and 38 had a round chambered. Firearm possession laws vary by state and locality. TSA says that the agency may impose civil penalties of up to $13,066 per violation per person for prohibited items violations and violations of other TSA regulations. Repeat violations will result in higher penalties.



Read the Full Story
 
Transportation:
3/1/18   TSA, Amtrak test equipment that can detect suicide vests on travelers
2/23/18   TSA sets new firearm discovery record
2/21/18   TSA, Los Angeles World Airports unveil new security checkpoint technologies
2/13/18   Students to help DHS S&T tackle air travel security issues
1/30/18   DHS plans tougher screening for refugees from 11 countries
1/28/18   Get those electronic devices out: new screening rule comes to St. Louis Lambert International
1/19/18   Researchers test millimeter wave imager for public transportation security screening
12/22/17   New simulator tool allows testing the explosive vulnerabilities of aircraft
12/19/17   DHS details security enhancements to Visa Waiver Program
12/18/17   GAO finds surface transportation security fails to prioritize risk, clearly define objectives
12/5/17   Supreme Court allows full enforcement of Trump travel ban
12/2/17   Final death toll in Somalia‚Äôs worst attack is 512 people
11/30/17   House bill would restore funding for federal programs that support surface transportation security
9/25/17   Soft target, hard problem: Keeping surface transportation secure
7/17/17   Automated security kiosk to shorten lines at airports, border crossings
6/29/17   U.S. imposes enhanced security measures on U.S.-bound flights from 105 countries
6/26/17   travel ban partly reinstated; fall court arguments set
6/16/17   TSA testing fingerprint identification technology for more-efficient passenger travel
6/13/17   TSA installs state-of-the-art body scanners at six Minnesota airports
5/30/17   Statement by Press Secretary Dave Lapan on Aviation Security
Search Archives:



The St. Louis Fusion Center: Terrorism Early Warning Group is an information sharing initiative owned and operated by the  St. Louis Fusion Center. 
Should you have any questions please email info@sltew.org.

© 2019 St. Louis Fusion Center: Terrorism Early Warning Group. All rights reserved.