Verizon Responder Private Core separates public safety data communications from commercial and consumer traffic, and is available at no additional cost to first responders and all qualified public safety personnel. (Courtesy of Verizon)

Verizon to Offer MA Public Safety with Response Ready Solutions (Videos)

Verizon has been authorized to offer services to public safety through the state of Massachusetts’s public safety grade wireless agreement, which includes Verizon's Responder Private Core, priority and preemption technology for...
'ASTORS' Award-Winning Regroup empowers better mass communication to keep people safe and informed at all times.

Regroup Mass Notification Competes in 2019 ‘ASTORS’ Awards (Videos)

Regroup Mass Notification, a recognized leader in the mass communications sector, and a Platinum Award Winner in the 2018 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Program, is pleased to announce the cloud-based mass communication platform...
John Chigos, CEO of PlateSmart Technologies is reaching out to ALPR industry players in a call-to-action, stressing the importance of industry experts coming together to discuss ALPR Best Practices.

A Call to Action for the Automatic License Plate Recognition Industry

By John Chigos, Founder, Chairman & CEO at PlateSmartTechnologies, Inc. I founded PlateSmart about 15 years ago to advance automatic license plate recognition (ALPR) as a crime-fighting tool. We were the first LPR...
Your Entire Operation at Your Fingertips Access the security command center from any web browser and get a complete view of your security operation. From officer location, shifts to critical events, the commander center enables you to manage all sites from one central location be it locally or globally.

Trackforce Launches Powerful, Out-of-the-Box Security Command Center

Trackforce™, a global leader in security workforce management solutions, and a new competitor in the 2019 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards Program, has launched its new Command Center, which virtually removes the...
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...
BriefCam is the industry’s leading provider of Video Synopsis® and Deep Learning solutions for rapid video review and search, smart alerting and quantitative video insights. By transforming raw video into actionable intelligence, BriefCam dramatically shortens the time-to-target for security threats while increasing safety and optimizing operations.

How Video Helps Overcome the Top 3 Police Force Challenges (Multi-Video)

By Lizzi Goldmeir Optimize investigations. Conserve budgets (and resources). Work smarter. If you ask police chiefs around the country what their three biggest challenges are, there’s a good bet that the aforementioned is...
Quickly and easily identify chemical hazards at the site of interest with the self-contained FLIR Griffin™ G510 portable gas chromatograph mass spectrometer (GC-MS). It complements presumptive detectors used during emergency missions, by enabling responders to analyze all phases of matter (liquid, solid, vapor) so they can take immediate action.

FLIR Adds Key Features to Griffin G510 Portable Chemical Detector

FLIR Systems, a recognized Winner in the ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Award Winner, for Three Consecutive Years, have made available multiple new enhancements to its Griffin™ G510 portable GC-MS chemical detector. The Griffin™ G510,...
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High Rise Escape ‘Guardian’ System in 2019 ‘ASTORS’ Awards (Multi-Video)

High Rise Escape Systems, a recognized Winner in the ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Award Winner, for Three Consecutive Years, is pleased to announce the company’s Guardian Self Evacuation & Rescue System, has...
The Bureau of Justice Assistance is seeking nominations for the Medal of Valor now through Wednesday, July 31, 2019, and AST is accepting Nominations  for the 2019 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Program, which will be honored on November 20, 2019 at ISC East, held at the Jacob Javits Center in NYC.

Calling Public Safety Officer Medal of Valor & ‘ASTORS’ Govt Award Entries

Every day, public safety officers risk their lives to protect America’s citizens and communities. To honor that commitment, Congress passed The Public Safety Officer Medal of Valor Act of 2001, which created the...
The SOS is the most cost-effective way for emergency responders to access a gated home, business, or public facility without stopping or leaving their vehicle to enter a code or to use a key.

SOS Launches New Lifesaving Emergency Gate Access Systems

Hot on the heels of securing the company's Second Platinum Award for Best Fire & Safety System in the 2018 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards Program , Siren-Operated Sensor, or SOS, is...