As Flight 63 was flying over the Atlantic Ocean, Richard Reid — an Islamic fundamentalist from the United Kingdom, and self-proclaimed Al-Qaeda operative — carried shoes that were packed with two types of explosives. He had been refused permission to board the flight the day before. (Courtesy of YouTube)

DHS S&T Shoe Scanner Technology Aims to Improve Airport Security

The types of shoes you wear when flying matter. And not just shoe types. Size, material, soles and heels are also very important. Why? Shoes can become dangerous vehicles for terrorists’ plots. On December...
The gunman, identified as Brian Isaack Clyde, was seen on video near the doors to the Earle Cabell Federal Building at about 8:50 a.m. before running across the street and into a parking lot, where he falls down. (Courtesy of The Dallas Morning News, Tom Fox, and YouTube)

Gunman Shot Dead after Opening Fire on Dallas Courthouse (Graphic Video)

June 17, 2019 – In Breaking News – Dallas News A bespectacled 22-year-old man clad in tactical gear opened fire with an assault rifle outside a federal courthouse in downtown Dallas on...

Rave Adds Live Streaming Video to Emergency & Public Safety Solutions

Rave Mobile Safety (Rave), a trusted provider of emergency and public safety solutions that help save lives, and a triple winner of the 2018 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Winner, is announcing a...
John Austin Hopkins (Courtesy of the Warren County Prosecutor's Office)

OH Teacher Caught Preying on First Grade Girls Caught on Surveil Video

June 17, 2019 – In Breaking News – NBC News A former Ohio gym teacher has been accused of molesting more than two dozen first-grade girls, a prosecutor said Monday. John Austin Hopkins was indicted...
Allied Universal received the Pro Patria Award, the highest level award that may be bestowed by an ESGR State Committee, due to its support of Guard and Reserve employees through the company’s leadership and practices, including adopting personnel policies that make it easier for employees to participate in the National Guard and Reserve.

Allied Universal Wins DoD Award for Supporting Guard & Reserve Families

Allied Universal®, a leading security and facility services company, and a recognized Winner for two consecutive years in the prestigious Annual ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Program, has been presented with the prestigious Pro...
Leonard Bernard Lewis, 33, of Seattle, had used a relative’s Social Security Number so that the facilities’ background check did not reveal Lewis’ registered sex offender status.

Former Cheer Coach Gets 9 yrs in Prison for Child Sexual Exploitation

Special Agent in Charge Brad Bench of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) Seattle Field Office and U.S. Attorney Brian T. Moran announced that a former cheerleading coach,...
Laith Waleed Alebbini, 28, a Jordan-born U.S. legal permanent resident, says propaganda convinced him ISIS was good. (Courtesy of the Montgomery County (Ohio) Sheriff's Office)

OH Man Gets 15 Years in Prison for Trying to Join ISIS

Laith Waleed Alebbini, 28, was sentenced on Thursday in U.S. District Court to 180 months in prison and 25 years of supervised release for attempting, and conspiring, to join the Islamic...
On September 10, 2017, Hurricane Irma, a Category 5 with sustained winds of 185 miles per hour, Hurricane Irma ranked among the most powerful hurricanes ever recorded. The ninth named storm, fourth hurricane, second major hurricane, and first Category 5 hurricane of the 2017 season, Irma caused widespread and catastrophic damage throughout its long lifetime, particularly in the northeastern Caribbean and the Florida Keys. (Image courtesy of NOAA)

Hurricane Season: The Importance of Alert Templates in Critical Events

The 2019 hurricane season is set to be slightly above average in activity, according to hurricane research scientists at Colorado State University. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association (NOAA) predicts that we could...
The American Access Control Systems (AACS) Series 400 makes security easy. Designed to easily replace existing swing doors without additional construction, the AACS Series 400 is a fully customizable, ADA compliant security portal solution.

Award Winning Mantraps & Security Portals for High Security Facilities

Mantraps or security portals have been in military facilities, mental hospitals, tech data centers and similar facilities for decades in one form or another. The older mantraps consisted of a small enclosure...
Off-duty Los Angeles County sheriff's deputy Capt. Kent Wegener was critically wounded Monday when he was shot in the head as he waited in line at a fast-food restaurant, officials said. (Courtesy of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department)

Hero Down: LA Deputy Shooter Suspect Linked to Earlier Homicide

June 11, 2019 – In Breaking News – Los Angeles Times A Utah man has been arrested in connection with the shooting of a Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputy Monday night, and...