AST Travels to Italy to Check Out Security in the Eternal City of Rome

As American Security Today's Editorial Director, I am excited to travel to Italy: Rome & Pompeii on August 27-31, and I am just dying to get on the plane!  Among us will be...
Charges involve over 350,000 prescriptions for controlled substances and over 32M pills; ARPO Strike Force grows to 10 districts, expanding to include the Western District of Virginia. (Courtesy of the FBI)

Largest Ever Opioid Take Down: 60 Arrests, 350K Rx’s & Over 32M Pills

The Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) announced criminal charges on Wednesday, against 60 defendants, which included 31 doctors, seven pharmacists, eight nurse practitioners, and seven other...
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...
The biggest benefit of building a mass notification ecosystem is that it can be done without needing to make a huge investment in new technology. Let 2019 ‘ASTORS’ Awards Program competitor show you how build a mass notification ecosystem, with many tools your organization probably already has in place.

Know the Benefits of Building a Mass Notification Ecosystem

By Pat Scheckel, Executive Vice President of Product Management at Singlewire Software Defining a Mass Notification Ecosystem In any organization, there are devices and systems in place to help keep people safe and...

Rave Mobile Safety in ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards (Video)

Rave Mobile Safety, a leading provider of critical communication and data platform solutions, has been nominated to compete in the 2017 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards program. Prepare. Communicate. Respond. Rave Mobile Safety's innovative tools help to...

Honeywell Can Lighten Law Enforce Tactical Vests Up To 40% (Video)

Honeywell has released Centurion™, a composite fabric designed to make law enforcement apparel and equipment 35 to 40 percent lighter. Centurion is the latest performance fabric made from Honeywell Spectra® fiber and...

A New Way Police Officers Can (Literally) Lighten Their Load

Police officers carry dozens of pounds of gear,  the equivalent of a car tire,  while on the job. In addition to firearms and handcuffs, the weight also comes from protective garments and...

‘Leave No One Behind’ – BlackBerry’s New AtHoc Account (Video)

BlackBerry Limited, whose crisis communications platform AtHoc was the 2016 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Platinum Award Winner for Best Mass Notification System, is expanding the capabilities of its software to enable government agencies and...

Eagle Eye Networks Partners with I-View Now™ for Video Verification

Eagle Eye Networks has entered into a partnership with I-View Now, a cloud-based central station video services company. Through the partnership, customers and monitoring center operators can now view both live and...
The MESMER Counter Drone System is a unique, patented drone mitigation solution that can stop, redirect, land or take total control of a drone to provide a safe & effective method of protecting personnel & infrastructure from dangerous drones.

D13’s MESMER in ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards (Multi-Video)

Department 13 (D13) is delighted to announce that it's MESMER® Counter Drone System has been nominated to compete in the 2017 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards Program. The MESMER Counter Drone System is a unique,...