Guns Found by TSA in Carry-On Bags, 2017

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Guns Found by TSA in Carry-On Bags, 2017

Postby Greg on Thu Jan 19, 2017 7:48 am

This thread will be updated as data is made available to show how many guns TSA has discovered in the carry-on bags of passengers at each airport in the U.S. Information is gathered directly from the TSA Blog, which posts the counts typically every Monday. The July 24-31 period set a record with 96 guns found in one week.

For the record, DFW had 98 guns caught in 2013, 120 guns in 2014, 153 in 2015, 192 in 2016, and 216 in 2017.

Data below covers January 1 - December 31, 2017. 4,010 guns were found in 2017, shattering the previous annual record of 3,391 set in 2016 by 18.25%. Follow our 2018 tracker here.

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