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FEMA & Feds Prepare for Critical Category 5 Hurricane Irma (Videos)

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) headquarters in Washington, D.C., its Regional Response Coordination Centers (RRCC) in New York, Philadelphia and Atlanta, and FEMA...

New AST August Fully-Interactive Digital Magazine Published Today

American Security Today is pleased to announce the AST August Digital Magazine is now available for your viewing pleasure. This Month's Issue Features Special Editorial...

NYPD Mourns Hero Killed by Friendly Fire During Robbery (Multi-Video)

February 19, 2019 – In Breaking News – NBC New York The final farewell to NYPD Det. Brian Simonsen started Monday with a wake at...

DEA: The “El Chapo” Conviction, How Did they Get There? (Multi-Video)

Joaquin Guzman Loera, (also known as 'El Chapo' and 'El Rapido,' was convicted last week by a federal jury in Brooklyn, NY of being...

FLIR Systems to Acquire Endeavor Robotics (Learn More, Multi-Video)

FLIR Systems, a 2018 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Winner recognized in three consecutive ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Programs to date, has entered into a definitive agreement...

IoT Beacons Help Keep Doctors, Hosp Staff Safe from Workplace Violence

HID Global, a leader in trusted identity solutions, and Winner in the 2018 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Program, has launched the company's new BEEKs Duress Badge Beacon...

U.S. Army to Receive Carl-Gustaf M3E1s from Saab (See in Action)

The U.S. Army and Saab have entered into a multi-year framework agreement for delivery of Carl-Gustaf M4 weapon systems, which are designated as the...

Gunman Killed, Five Wounded in New Orleans Police Shootout (Video)

February 17, 2019 – In Breaking News – The Washington Post Five people were injured and a gunman fatally wounded during a shootout in downtown...

DHS on Homeland Security Funding & National Emergency Declaration

“The legislation passed by both chambers of Congress and signed today by the President gives the Department of Homeland Security critical funding to protect...

World’s First Anti-Tank UGV Debuts at IDEX 2019 (Learn More, Multi-Video)

MBDA Missile Systems and Milrem Robotics unveiled the world’s first anti-tank unmanned ground vehicle (UGV) at IDEX 2019, the main defense industry event in...

5 Dead in Aurora, 5 Officers Wounded, Gunman had at Least...

February 16, 2019 – In Breaking News – The Boston Globe - Associated Press The man who killed five co-workers and wounded another and five...

Terrorism Prevention Programs Need to be Stronger to be Effective (Video)

National capabilities for terrorism prevention, meaning options other than traditional law-enforcement action to respond to the risk of individual radicalization to violence, are relatively...