The annual NGI study is based on a subset of 88 U.S. cities using ShotSpotter technology during 2018 and 62 of those cities comparing use year-over-year during the same time period from 2017 to 2018.

Shotspotter Detects Over 107K US Gunfire Incidents in 2018

ShotSpotter, a leader in gunshot detection solutions that help law enforcement officials identify, locate and deter gun violence, and a 2018 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards Program, announced the results of its...
The Guardian Indoor Active Shooter Detection System is certified by US and UK Government authorities and trusted by customers in K-12 schools, colleges and universities, Fortune 1000 corporations, public venues, and state and federal government agencies, and other private and public venues across the globe.

SDS & Mutualink Partner for Rapid Response in Active Shooter Incidents

Shooter Detection Systems (SDS), a former 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Award Winner, and Mutualink, have joined forces in a new technology integration between SDS's Guardian Indoor Active Shooter Detection System and Mutualink's...

NICE & FBINAA Partner for Global Educational & Research Initiatives

Every police investigation is a race against time. The first 48 to 72 hours are critical. The longer it takes to develop a lead, identify a suspect or make an arrest, the...
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...
Robots are often used as the first line of defense in response to a bomb threat; learning how to use such an advanced tool is a primary training component at the FBI’s Hazardous Devices School, at Redstone Arsenal in Huntsville, Alabama, the only facility in the country that trains and certifies the nation’s public safety bomb technicians. (Courtesy of the FBI)

Where the Nation’s Bomb Techs Learn the Tools of the Trade (Multi-Video)

By the FBI The bomb threat at an Alabama strip mall was met by a robust response—bomb technicians from around the country armed with X-ray gear, robot technology, and the latest intelligence...
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ASC Sounds Alarm of Relying Exclusively on Mobile Device Alerts

American Signal Corporation (ASC), a Milwaukee-based company that develops a variety of sirens and emergency alert systems, and Two-Time Winner in the 2018 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards Program, is sounding the alarm...
Smiths Detection delivers cost-effective and efficient solutions for security professionals and first responders across the globe facing evolving threats in environments ranging transportation networks to government buildings, from schools to public spaces, by constantly investing in new technologies and solutions.

Think You Know Smiths Detection? Find Out More Here (Multi-Video)

Every minute of every day, detection and screening technology manufactured by Smiths Detection helps to protect people and infrastructure, making the world a safer place. Smiths Detection is a global authority on...
'ASTORS' Award Winning Carbyne, is a Next Generation Call Handling platform, supported by a full ecosystem, encompassing advanced IP based communication features, global infrastructure and caller solutions.

Carbyne & RapidSOS Emergency Response for First Responders

Carbyne, a global leader in public safety technology, and a Platinum Award Winner in the 2018 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Program, is partnering with RapidSOS, who was recognized as a Platinum Award Winner...
The rugged, pager-sized FLIR identiFINDER R200-GN SPRD is designed to detect and identify neutrons, in addition to gamma radiation, allowing front-line responders to quickly determine whether there is a true radiation threat for safe, informed decision making.

How to Develop a Radiation Detection Deployment Plan (Multi-Video)

By Kevin Buxton, Director of Business Development at FLIR Systems Radiation is one of the most dangerous threats to responders. You can’t see it, smell it or hear it. It could be...

EAGL – Wireless Gunshot Technology for Everyday Protection (See Video)

With the increasing incidents of gun violence and the horrific mass shootings of the last dozen years, many people asking more than ever, what can be done to protect those in...