The DARPA Subterranean (SubT) Challenge explores innovative approaches and new technologies to rapidly map, navigate, and search complex underground environments. DARPA will host the competitors day September 27, 2018, to communicate the vision and timeline of the DARPA SubT Challenge, engage potential competitors, and provide a space for technical and operational exchange. (Courtesy of DARPA)

Win $2M in DARPA’s SubT Challenge, Competitor’s Day 9/27 (See Video)

Underground settings are becoming increasingly relevant to global security and safety. Rising populations and urbanization are requiring military and civilian first responders to perform their duties below ground in human-made tunnels, underground...
the Iris ID-equipped KeyTracer key cabinets and AssetTracer Smart Lockers will be shown at the International Association of Chiefs of Police Annual Conference and Exposition, Oct. 6-9 in Orlando, Fla.

Iris ID Solution Integrated into RTN Key & Asset Locker Mgmt System

Iris ID, a leading provider of iris recognition technology, and a competitor in the 2018 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards Program, is pleased to announce its iCAM R100 solution has been...
Snochia Moseley, 26, from Baltimore County shot people outside the building and on the warehouse floor, and died at a nearby hospital after shooting herself in the head, according to Sheriff Jeffrey Gahler. (Courtesy of Facebook)

4 Dead in MD Shooting, Including Suspect (Learn More, Multi-Video)

By Eliott C. McLaughlin, Carma Hassan and Steve Almasy, CNN A woman killed three people and wounded three others before fatally shooting herself at a drugstore distribution center Thursday in Harford County,...
Learn to recognize telltale signs of an evolving threat, and become empowered to take effective action without hesitation.

Got Preparedness? Preparedness Without Paranoia is Key (Multi-Video)

Today, 'active shooter' incidents are at the top of everyone's mind in American. We are hard pressed to make it through a day without media outlets describing graphic details of the most...
A 3D printer makes a plastic copy of a door plate aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74), which is underway conducting routine operations in the U.S. 3rd Fleet area of operations. (Courtesy of the U.S. Navy and Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Grant G. Grady)

The US Navy Way of the Future is 3-D Printing (Learn More, Multi-Video)

On August 24, 2018, the USS Chung-Hoon (DDG 93) Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer faced a problem that didn’t have a quick solution: A bolt from a hangar bay door roller assembly...
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National Guard & US Military Continue to Rely on LRAD Corporation (Videos)

LRAD Corporation, a global leader in long range voice broadcast systems, advanced mass notification, the Platinum Award Winner for Best Long Range Acoustic Hailing System for Two Consecutive Years in the Annual ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards...
After a convict on a crime spree shot Sedgwick County Sheriff's Deputy Robert Kunze above his protective vest and before the mortally wounded deputy collapsed, the lawman managed to kill his attacker.

In Dying Moments, Sheriff’s Deputy Saved at Least Two Lives (Videos)

By Tom Potter, The Wichita Eagle After a convict on a crime spree shot Deputy Robert Kunze above his protective vest and before the mortally wounded deputy collapsed, the lawman managed to...
While most of the recent talk about school preparation involves law enforcement, there are many things local EMS can do to interface with the schools in its district to increase everyone’s collective readiness and stay “left of bang.”

EMS: Plan With Your Local Schools Now, Before There is an Emergency

By Barry Bachenheimer, EdD, FF/EMT “’Left of bang’ means before the bad stuff happens. That’s where you want to be—alert, ready, prepared to respond to protect yourself and your loved ones.”  ―Patrick Van Horne, Left...
Howell Police Sgt. Richard Conte mug shot of taken Thursday at the Ocean County Jail in Toms River. (Courtesy of the Ocean County Jail)

24 Child Predator Suspects Arrested in NJ Sting (Learn More, NJSP Tips)

By Nicholas Pugliese, Trenton Bureau, North Jersey .com Twenty-four men, including a Howell Township police officer, have been arrested for allegedly using social media to try to arrange meetings with underage boys...
Metis Secure produces notification beacons, emergency communications, and alerting management systems that help you respond much more quickly and effectively in an emergency.

Inside & Outdoor Notification Beacons Deploying in Schools Nationwide

Metis Secure, a competitor in the 2018 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Program, is seeing an surge of  deployments across the nation in K-12 Schools, Colleges and Universities. On February 14th, when a former...