New Response Operations Program to Provide Unprecedented Emergency Support Customized for Each State

FirstNet Plans Emerg Drop Kits, As a ‘Connected Bubble’ for Public Safety

In an emergency, communication is critical to response efforts. That’s why former public safety officials and first responders on the AT&T* FirstNet team, in collaboration with Sonim, are creating Emergency Drop Kits. These portable kits...
A man licensed to carry a firearm took out a gunman at a school peace rally on Saturday after the gunman opened fire. Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call the Titusville Police Department at (321) 264-7800 or CRIMELINE at 1-800-423-TIPS. (Courtesy of Titusville Police via Twitter)

Armed Bystander Stops Gunman at Crowded School Event (See Video)

By Eric Rogers, Florida Today Though it was called "Peace in the City," a back to school giveaway Saturday afternoon in Titusville was anything but. The gunman at a crowded community rally was critically wounded by...
c-Lite is deployed as a plugin product, designed to enhance existing platforms with Carbyne’s state-of-the-art NG911 technologies which includes pinpoint device-based location, live video streaming from mobile devices, two-way chat and more.

Carbyne Makes History with Next-Gen Plugin for Legacy E911 c-Lite (Video)

Carbyne, a global leader in public safety, the Platinum Award Winner in the 2017 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Program for Best Emergency Response for Fed/State/Local Government and a competitor in the 2018 'ASTORS' Awards, is officially...
NICE Inform is a suite of modular applications for incident information management that can run over traditional and IP-based networks. It records multimedia interactions between the public, emergency centers and first responders. All captured incident information is then synchronized and put it into context to help you improve investigations, policy compliance and employee performance.

New NICE Inform Intelligence Center for Public Safety (Learn More, Video)

NICE, Platinum Winner in the 2017 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Award Winner, for Best 911 Recording & Analytics Solution and a strong competitor in the 2018 'ASTORS' Awards is pleased to announce the launch of the...
One OSHA publication reported that the national average for injuries caused by assault is 3%, but for healthcare workers, it’s 10-11%. Another reported that 80% of all healthcare worker injuries came at the hands of the very people they are trying to help, patients.

Hospitals: We Have a Bigger Problem than Guns (Learn More, Multi-Video)

Guest Editorial by Thomas Egan, Director of Security and Hospital Police, NYC Health + Hospitals and a 2017 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Award Winner We have a workplace violence problem in healthcare that goes...
The BIRD Foundation funds technology collaborations between U.S. and Israeli partners that have significant commercial potential to meet the most pressing requirements of first responders.

BIRD Foundation Invests $2M to Foster Adv Techs for First Responders

The Board of Governors of the Israel-U.S. Binational Industrial Research and Development (BIRD) Foundation has awarded funding to two homeland security projects, selected by U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science...
Anyone with info regarding the whereabouts of Jason Matthew Zeller, aka Matthew Zeller, is asked to contact the FBI New Orleans Field Office at 504-816-3000.

FBI Seeks Aid Finding Fugitive Sex Offender Jason Matthew Zeller

The FBI New Orleans Field Office’s Child Exploitation Task Force is requesting the assistance of the public in locating Jason Matthew Zeller. The 24th Judicial District Court, Parish of Jefferson, Louisiana issued...
ATI Systems high-performance products are used by colleges and universities, cities and towns, ports, refineries, nuclear power plants, military bases and other homeland security locations to maintain the safety of their operations.

ATI Systems REACT5000 in 2018 ‘ASTORS’ Awards (Learn More, Video)

Acoustic Technology Inc. (ATI), a leader in the mass notification industry, and Platinum Award Winner in the 2017 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Program for Best Mass Notification/Siren System, is pleased to announce REACT5000 has been nominated to compete...
The new benchmark for intelligent video management systems (VMS) Symphony is a software platform that allows you to control your entire video surveillance system from one central location. Connect and configure cameras, monitor open spaces, implement video analytics, or use centralized cloud management tools for multi-site management.

Senstar Symphony Receives Lenel Factory Certification (See Video)

Senstar Corporation, a competitor in the 2018 ‘ASTORS’ Awards Program, announced that Senstar Symphony (formerly Aimetis Symphony) has received Lenel factory certification and joined the Lenel OpenAccess Alliance Program (OAAP). Senstar Symphony interfaces with the...
Planning makes it possible to manage the entire life cycle of a potential crisis. Strategic and operational planning establishes priorities, identifies expected levels of performance and capability requirements, provides the standard for assessing capabilities and helps stakeholders learn their roles.

FEMA’s New Guide for Complex Coordinated Terrorist Attacks

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has released the guide "Planning Considerations: Complex Coordinated Terrorist Attacks" to aid community partners in planning and preparing for complex coordinated terrorist attack scenarios. The guide highlights the unique...