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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...
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...
In 2017 there were more than 900 cases of international kidnapping of children across 59 countries reported to the U.S. Department of State’s Office of Children’s Issues. Law enforcement agencies play a critical role in the prevention and resolution of international parental kidnapping.

OJJDP New Int’l Child Kidnapping Guide for Law Enforce & Resources

The Office of Justice Programs’ Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) has published new guidelines to help law enforcement prevent and respond to cases of international kidnapping of a...
As guardians, protectors and first responders, security professionals not only deserve our respect and gratitude during National Security Officer Appreciation Week, but every single day of the year.

Allied Universal Celebrates National Security Officer Appreciation Week

Allied Universal, a leading security and facility services company, and Triple Recipient of 2017 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards, is proud to recognize security officers during the fourth annual National Security Officer Appreciation Week, September 16 –...

Vigilant Solutions in 2018 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards (Videos)

Vigilant Solutions, an artificial intelligence (AI) and data analytics company that provides technology to law enforcement, and Platinum Award Winner in the 2017 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Program, is pleased to announce the...
S.T.A.T. Medical Devices has designed the most versatile, affordable, and quickest applied Tactical Tourniquet on the market today, that effectively occludes blood flow in extremities and can be used on torso wounds. 

S.T.A.T. Tourniquet ‘Stops the Bleed’ in Mass Casualty Incidents (See Video)

S.T.A.T. Tourniquet’s intuitive design, allows civilians to use it without prior bleed control training in the event of an emergency. S.T.A.T. Tourniquet comes with a self-counting timer, and can be used on...
When life threatening incidents occur, all individuals must be alerted and safety protocols quickly implemented and followed. LRAD systems ensure warnings and lifesaving notifications are simultaneously heard and clearly understood, providing superior communication capabilities for crisis situations.

LRAD Goes for 2018 ‘ASTORS’ Trifecta with LRAD 360XL-MID Mobile Kit

LRAD Corporation, a global leader in long range voice broadcast systems, advanced mass notification, and the Platinum Award Winner for Best Long Range Acoustic Hailing System for Two Consecutive Years in the Annual ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security...
Take Control. Don’t let hidden issues sneak up on you. FlySense can help keep your school safe from bullying and eliminated student vaping/e-cigarette use in high schools across the nation.

Fly Sense Competes in 2018 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Program

The key to improving life safety and security in schools is through automated situational awareness. Principals and teachers must receive real-time information about a possible threat situations, so they can initiate the...