The acting head of the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) Darby LaJoye said the number of firearms detected at airport checkpoints spiked last year, with elevated numbers extending in 2021.
“It really is a fairly substantial increase. When you measure it against per millions, it was double last year than what it was the year prior,” LaJoye told The Hill in an interview Wednesday.
He said that in the last week of April, TSA found 120 firearms.
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