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Navy Picks 5 Contenders for Next Generation Frigate FFG(X) Program

By Sam LaGrone and Megan Eckstein, USNI News Five ship designs will compete in the Navy’s bid for 20 next-generation guided-missile frigates (FFG(X)) that will follow the Littoral Combat Ship, the service announced on...
It is essential that we consider what happens if the “bad guy” breaches our “secure” perimeter at any level – then what?

Why Run-Hide-Fight Is Wrong and Two Ways to Fix It (Learn More, Video)

Op-Ed By Doug Haines, Owner and CEO of Haines Security Solutions, and Winner of the 2017 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards for Best Homeland Security Education Throw a can of beans.  Throw a chair. Spray...
Dr. Joseph L. Burton

Fmr GA Med Examiner & 7 Others Indicted for Opioid Distribution

Dr. Joseph L. Burton, a former county medical examiner and forensic pathologist, has been indicted along with seven other individuals on charges of illegal distribution of opioid painkillers and other drugs...

Bringing the Light in the Darkest Hours, the Role of FBI Chaplains

By the FBI FBI special agents and other Bureau professionals who respond to the bloody, chaotic scenes of mass casualties do so to help and to find answers: Who did it? How?...
The expanding threat of mass casualty events is top priority for security and counterterrorism leaders. Soft targets ranging from stadiums to theme parks, concert venues to casinos, and transportation centers to government facilities have an immediate need for a new security solution. Featuring highly effective ferromagnetic detection (FMDS) technology, Proscreen 900 has been designed to explicitly focus on screening for large, mass casualty threats in perimeter locations. Proscreen 900 screens head-to-toe with high throughput efficiency.

Casting a Wider Net: More Effective Weapon Mass Screenings at Events

By Jim Viscardi, Metrasens Vice President of Global Security, a Platinum Award Winner in the 2017 'ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Program Live events at large venues like arenas, stadiums or convention halls...
Ross Roggio, 49 of Stroudsburg is accused of illegally exporting firearms to Iraq and other crimes, that together carry a maximum penalty of over 700 years in prison. (Image courtesy of MyLife)

PA Man Charged With Illegally Dealing Firearm Parts & Tools to Iraq

An indictment was unsealed on Friday charging Ross Roggio, 49, of Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania, and Roggio Consulting Company, LLC, a firm with which Ross Roggio was associated, for alleged involvement in a...
DEA agents escort Dr. Martin Tesher, 81, upon his arrest in June of 2017. He was initially accused of writing prescriptions that generated 2.2 million oxycodone pills. (Image courtesy of the Daily News)

DEA Surge Leads to 28 Arrests & 147 Revoked Registrations: Adding Agents

Over 45 days in February and March, the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) surged its enforcement and administrative resources to identify and investigate prescribers and pharmacies that dispensed disproportionately large amounts...
AirForce Pilot VigilOX

VigilOX Pilot Breathing Sensors Fly on F-18 & T-45 (Learn More, Multi-Video)

Cobham's VigilOX™ pilot breathing sensor system recently flew three test flights on U.S. Navy F-18 and T-45 aircraft, as acknowledged by Rear Admiral Sara Joyner during the House Armed Services Committee Hearing...
HHS Secretary Alex Azar

HHS Provides States Grant Awards to Combat Opioid Crisis (Learn More)

On Thursday, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) released the second year of funding to 50 states, four U.S. territories, and the free associated states of Palau and Micronesia,...
A CNN investigation has found at least 103 Uber drivers in the U.S. who have been accused of sexually assaulting or abusing their passengers in the past four years. The drivers were arrested, are wanted by police, or have been named in civil suits related to the incidents. At least 31 drivers have been convicted for crimes ranging from forcible touching and false imprisonment to rape, and dozens of criminal and civil cases are pending, CNN found. (Courtesy of YouTube)

Over 100 Uber Drivers Accused of Sexual Assault/Abuse (Multi-Video)

By Sara Ashley O'Brien, Nelli Black, Curt Devine and Drew Griffen, CNN Tech After an evening of cocktails in San Diego, a woman got into the back of an Uber for a...