Your Entire Operation at Your Fingertips Access the security command center from any web browser and get a complete view of your security operation. From officer location, shifts to critical events, the commander center enables you to manage all sites from one central location be it locally or globally.

Trackforce Launches Powerful, Out-of-the-Box Security Command Center

Trackforce™, a global leader in security workforce management solutions, and a new competitor in the 2019 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards Program, has launched its new Command Center, which virtually removes the...
Terrese Colston (Courtesy of the Polk County Sheriff's Office)

Carjacker Who Shot FL Police Officer Gets 30 Years in Federal Prison

Terrese Colston, 29, of Polk County, Florida, was sentenced to 30 years in federal prison for carjacking, brandishing a firearm during and in relation to a crime of violence, and possessing...
BriefCam is the industry’s leading provider of Video Synopsis® and Deep Learning solutions for rapid video review and search, smart alerting and quantitative video insights. By transforming raw video into actionable intelligence, BriefCam dramatically shortens the time-to-target for security threats while increasing safety and optimizing operations.

How Video Helps Overcome the Top 3 Police Force Challenges (Multi-Video)

By Lizzi Goldmeir Optimize investigations. Conserve budgets (and resources). Work smarter. If you ask police chiefs around the country what their three biggest challenges are, there’s a good bet that the aforementioned is...
Quickly and easily identify chemical hazards at the site of interest with the self-contained FLIR Griffin™ G510 portable gas chromatograph mass spectrometer (GC-MS). It complements presumptive detectors used during emergency missions, by enabling responders to analyze all phases of matter (liquid, solid, vapor) so they can take immediate action.

FLIR Adds Key Features to Griffin G510 Portable Chemical Detector

FLIR Systems, a recognized Winner in the ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Award Winner, for Three Consecutive Years, have made available multiple new enhancements to its Griffin™ G510 portable GC-MS chemical detector. The Griffin™ G510,...
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High Rise Escape ‘Guardian’ System in 2019 ‘ASTORS’ Awards (Multi-Video)

High Rise Escape Systems, a recognized Winner in the ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Award Winner, for Three Consecutive Years, is pleased to announce the company’s Guardian Self Evacuation & Rescue System, has...
The Bureau of Justice Assistance is seeking nominations for the Medal of Valor now through Wednesday, July 31, 2019, and AST is accepting Nominations  for the 2019 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Program, which will be honored on November 20, 2019 at ISC East, held at the Jacob Javits Center in NYC.

Calling Public Safety Officer Medal of Valor & ‘ASTORS’ Govt Award Entries

Every day, public safety officers risk their lives to protect America’s citizens and communities. To honor that commitment, Congress passed The Public Safety Officer Medal of Valor Act of 2001, which created the...
The SOS is the most cost-effective way for emergency responders to access a gated home, business, or public facility without stopping or leaving their vehicle to enter a code or to use a key.

SOS Launches New Lifesaving Emergency Gate Access Systems

Hot on the heels of securing the company's Second Platinum Award for Best Fire & Safety System in the 2018 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards Program , Siren-Operated Sensor, or SOS, is...
The Summit is a unique networking and educational forum for representatives across the chemical and interconnected sectors—including communications, energy, transportation, and water—to learn, share perspectives, and engage in dialogue. Securing chemicals and chemical infrastructure in a growing and evolving threat environment requires cross collaboration between facility owners/operators, industry, law enforcement, community members, and all levels of government. (Courtesy of DHS)

DHS Chemical Sector Security Summit July 16-18 in New Orleans

The Chemical Sector Security Summit, cosponsored by the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Agency (CISA) and the Chemical Sector Coordinating Council (SCC), is the signature industry event for chemical security. The Summit is a unique...
The state-of-the-art SWFT facility is the first in New York dedicated to training fire, law enforcement and emergency services responders in techniques employed to conduct water rescues. (Courtesy of NYS DHSES)

NYS DHSES Swift Water & Flooding Training Facility in 2019 ‘ASTORS’

The New York State (NYS) Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Services (DHSES) is pleased to announce the Swift Water and Flooding Training Center (SWFT) Facility has been nominated to compete...
Examples of rapid maturation of Cloud Service Providers (CSPs) progress, include comparing the tragedy of the Boston Marathon Bombing in April 2013 to the recent crisis with Hurricane Florence in September 2018. (Courtesy of Wikipedia)

Quality Clouds Improve Citizen Safety

Why Investments in FedRAMP Authorizations are Valuable to Us All Guest OpEd by Brendan Walsh, SVP Partner Relations 1901 Group, LLC Our nation’s digital citizen services, especially services relating to public safety, emergency...