On April 17, 2013, an ammonium nitrate explosion occurred at the West Fertilizer Company storage and distribution facility in West, Texas, eighteen miles north of Waco, while emergency services personnel were responding to a fire at the facility. Fifteen people were killed, more than 160 injured, and more than 150 buildings damaged or destroyed. On May 11, 2016, the ATF stated that the fire had been deliberately set.

Congressional Action Needed to Renew Effective CFATS Program

By Dave Wulf, Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary for the Office of Infrastructure Protection Five years ago, a fire broke out at a small fertilizer plant in the town of West, Texas, sending local...
Attivo Launches Counterintelligence; Bolsters Current Threat and Adversary Intelligence Functionality for Offense-driven Countermeasures

ThreatDefend Deception & Response in 2018 ‘ASTORS’ Awards (Videos)

Attivo Networks, Triple-Award Winner in the 2017 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Program, is pleased to announce the company's ThreatDefend Deception and Response Platform has been nominated to compete in multiple categories of the...
Parma Heights Police Detective Luke Berry (Courtesy of the Parma Heights police)

Det’s Femur Shattered in Shootout that Left Suspect Dead (Multi-Video)

By Jen Steer, Fox 8 Cleveland The Parma Police Department released new details in a shooting that left a Parma Heights officer injured and a suspect dead. It happened during a traffic stop at the...
A new report from the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), covering active shooter incidents in the United States between 2000 and 2013, examines specific behaviors that may precede an attack and that might be useful in identifying, assessing, and managing those who may be on a pathway to violence.

FBI Study of Pre-Attack Behaviors of Active Shooters (Learn More, Videos)

By Mark Berman, The Washington Post The terror of an armed gunman opening fire in public places has become an all-too-common occurrence, affecting American schools, churches, offices, holiday parties, government facilities and movie...
The rapid rise of synthetic biology, a futuristic field of science that seeks to master the machinery of life, has raised the risk of a new generation of bioweapons, according a major US report into the state of the art.

National Experts Warn of Synthetic ‘Bioweapons’ Danger (Learn More)

Synthetic biology expands the possibilities for creating new weapons — including making existing bacteria and viruses more harmful — while decreasing the time required to engineer such organisms, concludes a new report by...
The hunt is still on for Duwin Perez Cordova, an inmate who was released by mistake from the Metropolitan Detention Center. Anyone with info about Perez-Cordova’s whereabouts please call the Bernalillo County Sheriff’s Department at 505-798-7000 or 911.

MDC Adds Iris Scans: Manhunt for Mistaken Inmate Release (Videos)

The Metropolitan Detention Center (MDC) is looking into using iris scanning technology to verify the identities of inmates coming in and out of the jail, after it mistakenly released an inmate...
Agents work around the clock on assignments, in all types of terrain and weather conditions. Agents also work in many isolated communities throughout the U.S.

Border Patrol Aids Rescues in Treach-erous Waterways (Learn More, Video)

A group of four illegal aliens are safe thanks to the efforts of U.S. Border Patrol Agents and their life saving training. Just after midnight Wednesday, U.S. Border Patrol camera operators were...
CNC Technologies Tapped by Michigan State Police (MSP) to Deploy State-of-the-Art Mobile Video Network for Department’s Advanced Drone Program

MSP Deploys Mobile Video Network for Advanced Drone Program (Video)

CNC Technologies, an aviation technology and wireless communications company serving the law enforcement, military and government markets, has been selected by the Michigan State Police (MSP) to deploy a state-of-the-art mobile...
Far-Left ‘Artist’ Doxxing ICE Agents is Sam Lavigne, an Adjunct Professor at NYU

NYU Professor Releases Personal Info on Almost 1,600 ICE Agents

By Kyle Perisic, The Daily Caller A New York University professor is the person responsible for creating a database of over 1,500 Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) employees’ personal information and spreading...

Help Police Find the DC-Area Hotel Rapist (Learn More, Multi-Video)

By the FBI From 1998 to 2006, a man attacked and raped women in the Washington, D.C. area, often threatening them with weapons. Although the attacker has not yet been found, the rapist’s...