Michigan: A look behind the scenes of explosive detection at Detroit Metro Airport

Most people don’t even know there is an elite team dedicated to detecting explosives at Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport. It’s a big job, and the explosive detection specialists at Detroit Metro Airport understand and appreciate the high stakes of Read More …

Haiti: Gangs try to seize control of main airport as thousands escape prisons

Heavily armed gangs tried to seize control of Haiti’s main international airport on Monday, exchanging gunfire with police and soldiers in the latest attack on key government sites in an explosion of violence that includes a mass escape from the Read More …

Colorado: TSA begins screening departing travelers at new West Security Checkpoint at DEN

DENVER – Officials with Denver International Airport (DEN) and the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) today previewed the new West Security Checkpoint located on Level 6 of the airport terminal. The checkpoint will feature 17 lanes to screen departing travelers and Read More …

UK: Airport scanner delay will prolong 100ml liquid ban

The UK’s biggest airports are set to miss the deadline for installing new advanced security scanners that will end the 100ml limit on liquids. The government told major airports to have the high-tech equipment in place by 1 June 2024. Read More …

UK: Airports urged to introduce new scanners that could end 100ml liquid limit

Airports should introduce new scanners which will eliminate the need for passengers to remove liquids and laptops from their luggage as soon as possible, a minister has said. The next generation of scanners, which use CT (computer tomography) scans rather Read More …

Hawaii: TSA discovers anti-aircraft ammunition in checked bag at Honolulu airport

TSA agents at the Honolulu airport had to evacuate a checked baggage room Friday morning after an “anti-aircraft round of ammunition” was found in a luggage. It happened around 5:30 a.m. when TSA’s security screening x-ray technology flagged a checked Read More …

Australia: AFP at the cutting edge of law enforcement capability

The AFP is creating pilot projects and new technology to stay a step ahead of criminals to protect Australians and Australia’s interests. The AFP’s Commissioner Innovation Fund established in 2019 has supported more than 70 projects to deliver new and Read More …

Paws-itively Cute: TSA releases its 2024 canine calendar

WASHINGTON – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) today released the 2024 TSA Canine Calendar, an annual tradition that honors the agency’s more than 1,000 explosives detection canines working across the United States. The 2024 TSA Canine Calendar is now available Read More …

India to raise Khalistani threats issue with Canada, seek heightened security for Air India flights

India will raise the grave threats, issued by Canada-based Khalistani terrorist outfit Sikhs For Justice’s chief Gurpatwant Singh Pannun, with Canada. In an unsettling and alarming video message, Gurpatwant Singh Pannun, the head of Canada-based Khalistani terrorist outfit, has issued Read More …

North Carolina: TSA opens new security checkpoint at Charlotte Douglas International Airport

Officials with Charlotte Douglas International Airport (CLT) and the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) today previewed the new security checkpoint in the airport terminal. Checkpoint 1, which is located at the west end of the new terminal lobby, will feature eight Read More …