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American Signal Corporation (ASC) answers the call for preparedness with their ASC AWARE notification system, ensuring any internet-enabled device connected to your server is ready to receive notice of a threat if or when one arises.

ASC Aware Competes in 2018 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards

American Signal Corporation (ASC), Two-Time Winner of the 2017 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards, is pleased to announce that the company has been nominated to compete in multiple product categories in the 2018 'ASTORS'...
2018 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards Program Finalist the Special Assignment Unit (SAU) Plate Carrier, from Armor Express, is a streamlined, lightweight and modular tactical plate carrier.

Armor Express to Supply Marines with Gen III Ballistics Valued at $59M

Armor Express, a leading manufacturer of high-performance armor solutions and a Finalist in the 2018 ‘ASTORS’ Awards Program, has been awarded a multi-year, firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract from the Marine Corps Systems Command. USMC...
From the opioid overdose epidemic to foodborne disease outbreaks and antimicrobial resistance to the Ebola virus outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), CDC worked around the clock – and around the globe – to protect Americans from health threats in 2018.

2018 Top Health Threats: Opioids, Outbreaks, AFM & More (Multi-Video)

U.S. overdose death rates linked to synthetic opioids, likely from illicitly manufactured fentanyl (IMF), increased more than 45 percent from 2016 to 2017 while death rates from heroin and prescription opioids...
Clermont County Sheriff Detective Bill Brewer, a 22 year veteran died of gunshot wounds while responding to call of a barricaded suicidal man. He leaves behind a wife and 5 year old son. Pray for his family and an end to violence against police.

Veteran Sheriff Detective Shot & Killed, ‘Suicidal’ Suspect in Custody

February 3, 2019 – In Breaking News – CNN It began with a bizarre call to 911, police say. It ended about 12 hours later with a deputy dead, another injured and...
Neighborhood Watch Groups are a great example of community joining in on support for safer communities and operate under the oversight of local enforcement as it should be.

Concept for Trust Dev’t between Community & Law Enforcement

OpEd By Dave Minyard The United States of America was founded with the liberty for citizens to bear arms. This has long been a source of contention to those who disagree and as...
The updated AMBER Alert Program Best Practices resource guide provides a “what works” approach based on input of those who lead and oversee AMBER Alerts as part of larger missing persons and child protection programs at the state and regional levels. (Courtesy of the National Criminal Justice Training Center)

New Updated AMBER ALERT Best Practice Guide Now Available

The Department of Justice has released new updated guidelines to help states and regional offices recover abducted children through America’s Missing: Broadcast Emergency Response (AMBER) Alerts. The updated AMBER Alert Program Best...
First Responders responded to the attacks not only at Ground Zero, but also at the Fresh Kills Landfill, the city morgue and temporary morgue locations. Fresh Kills was used as a temporary sorting ground for the rubble from Ground Zero with three objectives: to find human remains, personal effects and any evidence of the terrorist attack such as a hijacker’s box cutters, cell phones from the planes and the black boxes. (Courtesy of David Mark from Pixabay)

Disease & Illnesses Related to 9/11 & First Responder Health (Multi-Video)

As the twin towers fell on the morning of September 11, 2001, a thick dust clouded the air and first responders rushed into ground zero. The dust that filled the air was...
A Workplace Violence Prevention Plan is a key component in the awareness, identification, and early intervention of threats or incidents of workplace violence.

Workplace Violence Prevention Training: Is It Worth the Gamble?

Does your organization have a Workplace Violence Prevention Plan that is comprehensive and updated regularly? If not, organizationally you are taking a gamble on both the safety of your employees and the...
71 Pages of In Depth Coverage Dedicated to Homeland Security Professionals, Federal, State & Local Law Enforcement Officers & Public Safety Professionals!

AST Releases Latest Interactive Magazine Publication (Multi-Video)

American Security Today’s August 2019 *Fully Interactive* Magazine is now live! New Featured OpEd Guest Editorial and Articles Include: Meet Bill Bratton at 'ASTORS' 2019 Awards Prestention Luncheon at ISC East in...
Suspected serial killer Robert Hayes, 37, who police believe murdered at least four women in Florida since 2005 was arrested on Sunday after DNA found on his cigarette linked him to the victims. (Courtesy of the Miami Beach County Sheriff’s Office)

Florida ‘Serial Killer’ Arrested after DNA Links him to 4 Murders

September 16, 2019 – In Breaking News – CNN Genetic genealogy led Florida investigators to a suspect in a 2016 killing, and he has been linked through DNA and other forensic evidence...