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‘ASTORS’ Award Winning PlateSmart, cutting edge AI technology and analytic capabilities detect suspicious vehicle movement behavior, such as repeated parking for an extended prior, or frequently driving around a site without stopping, known as ‘circling behavior,’ for proactive intelligence that can prevent an attack from occurring rather than investigating after an attack has occurred.

Bosch VMS Joins Ranks of PlateSmart ALPR Integrations

PlateSmart Technologies, Platinum Award Winner in the 2019 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards Program, has added yet another major VMS brand to its portfolio of integrations. The company announced its flagship enterprise automatic...

Serious Birth Defects in US from Zika Infection (Learn More, Videos)

In the U.S. territories, 5 percent of women who had confirmed Zika virus infection during pregnancy had a baby or fetus with Zika virus-associated birth defects, according to a report published...
Individuals can embrace the spirit of the Candlelight Vigil by participating in United by Light, where they can pay tribute to a law enforcement officer by lighting a virtual candle in respect, honor, or remembrance. (Courtesy of the NLEOMF)

Fallen Officers to be Honored During Virtual Candlelight Vigil on May 13

As the leading authority on law enforcement line-of-duty deaths, the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund (NLEOMF) recognizes that our officers on the front lines are increasingly vulnerable to contracting the...

Shooting at SF UPS Center Leaves 4 Dead, Including Shooter (Multi-Video)

By Andrew Blankstein and Daniella Silva, NBC News A gunman in a UPS uniform killed three people and wounded two others before turning his weapon on himself as police approached at a...
The vehicle is a white van identified as a 1997-2002 Ford E-250 or E-350 Cargo Van. The occupants of the van should be considered armed and dangerous. Please call 911 immediately and do not approach the van.

FBI Seeks Suspect Vehicle in Shooting at Oakland Federal Building (Videos)

FBI San Francisco Division is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying a vehicle related to the May 29, 2020 shooting at the Ronald V. Dellums Federal Building in Oakland, California. The...

Harris Wins US Special Ops Contract for Next-Gen Manpack Radios (Video)

The U.S. Special Operations Command has awarded Harris Corporation a six-year, $255 million ceiling, single-award ID/IQ contract H92222-17-D-0021 to supply powerful next-generation multi-channel manpack radios that will enable superior communications for...
McAllen officers Edelmiro Garza, 45, and Ismael Chavez, 39, were shot and killed in response to a domestic call, that happened so quickly"our officers did not draw their weapons, did not fire, never stood a chance – never had a chance," according to Police Chief Victor Rodriguez.

Heroes Down: Two TX Police Officers Die in Ambush Shooting (Videos)

July 11, 2020 - In Breaking News - The Monitor Standing down the street where two McAllen police officers were shot and killed, a visibly distraught Police Chief Victor Rodriguez was pained...
The i-FORCE by ASC is designed for community, DOD applications, colleges, universities, industrial, nuclear, petrochemical, or other applications that require high levels of sound pressure level output with superb acoustical performance and brilliant voice notification broadcasting.

ASC to Install Tsunami Warning Sys in Shelter Cove, CA (Learn More, Video)

American Signal Corporation (ASC), a competitor in the 2017 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards program, has been selected by Shelter Cove, CA to design and implement a Tsunami Warning System for the city. ASC was...

Rescue Beacon Activation Saves Two in Distress (Learn More, Video)

Tucson Sector Border Patrol agents from the Ajo Station responded to a rescue beacon activation Saturday night west of Why, Arizona and found a two men, a Mexican national and a...

60% InfoSec Say Cyberattack on US Critical Infrastructure Within 2 Yrs

The majority of the cybersecurity industry's most experienced information security professionals, believe that a major breach of U.S. critical infrastructure will occur within the next two years, and don't believe current...