Almost 500,000 residents in Madison and across Dane County are now ready to enjoy the benefits of Next Generation 9-1-1 (NG9-1-1) call handling

Dane County Selects Solacom to Replace End-Of-Life 9-1-1 System

Dane County, Wisconsin, has equipped its main 9-1-1 public safety answering point (PSAP) with a Solacom advanced call handling and management system. The Solacom Guardian 9-1-1 Solution replaces the aging legacy system...
Last year’s fatal shooting of a doctor at Bronx-Lebanon Hospitals Center put the program on the fast track, said former NYPD Detective Scott Strauss, Northwell’s assistant VP of corporate security. (Courtesy of YouTube)

Hospital Security: To Arm, Or Not to Arm (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 Northwell Health will now have armed guards or armed police...
Recognize staff, students, and visitors in real time to help enhance school safety with Secure, Accurate facial Recognition (SAFR) using existing IP-based cameras and readily available hardware

SAFR Face Recognition Free to K-12 Schools in US & Canada (Video)

RealNetworks, is offering free and immediate availability of SAFR™ for K-12, an AI and machine learning based facial recognition solution to help enhance safety in over 100,000 K-12 schools in the United States and Canada. At...
An emergency response incident commander should be well-versed on how to respond to all hazards, including the intricacies of radiological and nuclear incidents. Because the hazards associated with radiological or nuclear (rad/nuc) incidents are uniquely challenging to convey accurately to first responders, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) has developed a solution in the form of the Radiological Operations Support Specialist (ROSS) Program. In the field, the ROSS makes recommendations, interprets models, and analyzes data for that incident commander.

S&T Supports Radiation Preparedness with RadResponder (Multi-Video)

The Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant accident on March 11, 2011 resulted in public misconception that radioactive fallout would impact the west coast of the United States. State and local emergency managers...

False Claims Act Case Settled re: Defective Bullet Proof Vests

Richard C. Davis, the founder and former president and CEO of Michigan-based Second Chance Body Armor, Inc., agreed to resolve claims under the False Claims Act in connection with his role...
Metis Secure produces notification beacons, emergency communications, and alerting management systems that help you respond much more quickly and effectively in an emergency.

Desktop Alert New In-Building & Outdoor School Notification Beacons

Desktop Alert, a Proud Sponsor the 2018 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards Program, will be introducing Metis Secure Solutions, a leading manufacturer of IP-based in-building and outdoor Notification Beacon™ solutions at Campus Safety Conference...
The DHSChemSecurityTalks, three, industry-wide networking and educational one-day regional events, will serve as regional meeting places that bring together the chemical community, industry owners and operators, key government officials, first responders, and law enforcement to engage in face-to-face discussions and share the latest in security best practices.

Chicago DHSChemSecurityTalks Focus on Midwest Chemical Security

Chemicals are vital to our economy. They are used to develop medicines that maintain our health, provide refrigeration for our food supply, manufacture fuel for our vehicles and build the microchip that...
TASER X2 (top) and TASER X26P(below) Smart Weapons. The use of TASER weapons has saved more than 200,000 lives from potential death or serious injury. (Courtesy of Axon)

Axon Receives Orders for 10,113 TASER Smart Weapons (See Video)

Axon, a global leader in connected law enforcement technologies, is in receipt of multiple orders for its TASER X26P and TASER X2 Smart Weapons, in the first and second quarters of 2018...
Panasonic Unveils New Software "Unified Digital Evidence" to Provide Seamless, Integrated Data Management Aligned with Body-Worn Cameras, In-Car Video Systems and More

Panasonic New UDE for Seamless, Integrated Video Data Mngmt

Panasonic, a leader in connected solutions to support law enforcement and public safety, is launching its newest software technology to collect, manage and protect digital evidence. The new software "Unified Digital Evidence"...
Since neutrons penetrate material and travel distances greater than any other form of radiation, the FLIR identiFINDER R200 with neutron capability is an important early warning system for the detection of malicious material and an additional safety feature for responders.

FLIR Spectroscopic Personal RAD Detector Adds Neutron Capability

FLIR, a Two-Time Winner in the 2017 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Award Winner, has announced the FLIR identiFINDER® R200-GN spectroscopic personal radiation detector (SPRD), the latest addition to its industry-leading identiFINDER R200-Series handheld radiation security...