Coordinated TSA security operations a success at Super Bowl LVIII

LAS VEGAS – With the inaugural Super Bowl held in Las Vegas in the books, attention turned to Harry Reid International Airport (LAS) Monday morning for the traditional post-game “get away” and a surge in the number of departing travelers 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 …

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 …

Paris police expect 2024 Olympics to be ‘considerable challenge’ for bomb disposal squad

The Paris police bomb disposal team expect the Olympics to present them with a “considerable challenge” next year. They have been working with Paris 2024 organisers to define the right level of bomb clearing intervention during the Olympics and Paralympics Read More …

TSA Seeks to Purchase Explosive Detection Systems

The Department of Homeland Security’s Transportation Security Administration plans to issue an indefinite-delivery contract for the procurement and installation of Type 1 and Type 2 explosive detection systems. TSA expects to release a solicitation by March 4 and award the 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 …

Repurposed Technology Could Help Protect Soldiers

Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD – An unlikely fusion of ink, ingenuity, and integrated teamwork is applying an existing technology to the challenge of sampling and detecting explosives. At the U.S. Army Combat Capabilities Development Command Chemical Biological Center (DEVCOM CBC), 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 …