Female genital mutilation/cutting is a federal crime. Anyone who has information about an individual who is suspected of assisting in this crime is urged to call the toll-free ICE tip line at (866) 347-2423 or complete the ICE online tip form or the FBI online tip form. Any involvement in committing this crime is a serious human rights violation which may result in imprisonment and potential removal from the U.S. (Image courtesy of ICE and the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA).

ICE HSI Continues Fight to End Female Genital Mutilation (FMG)

Special agents with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI), Human Rights Violators and War Crimes Unit (HRVWCU), which was recognized in the 2018 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards...
AST's keynote speaker at the 2019 'ASTORS' Awards Luncheon will be William J. Bratton, former police commissioner of the New York Police Department (NYPD), the Boston Police Department (BPD), former chief of the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD), and Executive Chairman, Teneo Risk.

Meet Bill Bratton at 2019 ‘ASTORS’ Awards Luncheon in NYC (Videos)

William J. Bratton, who is delivering the keynote address at the 2019 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards Luncheon, is one of the world’s most respected and trusted experts on risk and security...

Ameristar Returns to Compete in 2019 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards

Maintaining a secure perimeter is the first line of defense against potential threats. Towards that end, Ameristar Perimeter Security, who walked away with an extraordinary Five Award Wins in the 2018 ‘ASTORS’...
Anticipate Trends In CBRNE Detection By Preparing and Planning Today, advises Grant Coffey, FLIR Systems Brand Ambassador and CBRNE Industry Consultant

GAZING Into the CRYSTAL BALL of CBRNE Strategic Response (Learn More, Multi-FLIR PRIMED Videos)

Guest Editorial by Grant Coffey, FLIR Systems Brand Ambassador and CBRNE Industry Consultant, for American Security Today For those in the CBRNE or Hazmat space as an industry specialist, responder, or military...
In order to accomplish its primary function or reason for being, every organization must protect personnel and critical assets from all hazards, both natural and man-made. This can be an extremely delicate balancing act in risk management for those in leadership positions without the benefit of a quantitative method for risk assessment and vulnerability assessment and analysis.

Are You IGNORING Your SECURITY HEART ATTACK SIGNS?

The All-hazards Approach to Conducting Audits of Supporting Energy Systems By Doug Haines A couple of months ago, you enjoyed the title, Hey Boss, it’s Time for your Security Colonoscopy. This is the second...
Abdul-Majeed Marouf Ahmed Alani has been charged with "willfully damaging, destroying, disabling, or wrecking an aircraft, and attempting to do so," for sabotaging an aircraft after he obstructed a plane's navigation system, using a styrofoam material and super glue to block a port leading to part of the flight's data system, prompting the crew to abort takeoff.

American Airlines Mechanic Accused of Sabotaging Flight (Multi-Video)

September 6, 2019 – In Breaking News – CNN A mechanic for American Airlines was arrested Thursday and accused of trying to sabotage a commercial airliner shortly before it was set to...
The Flyer ISV is a lightweight all-terrain vehicle designed to carry a nine-member squad and associated equipment. (Courtesy of Flyer Defense)

Oshkosh & Flyer Defense to Develop Infantry Squad Vehicle (ISV)

The U.S. Army has awarded Oshkosh Defense along with Flyer Defense, a Task Assignment award under an existing Project Agreement with the National Advanced Mobility Consortium (NAMC) to develop the new Infantry Squad Vehicle (ISV). The ISV...
Stop Crimes Before They Happen With GTL Fusion Criminal Intelligence Services – Anticipate and prevent criminal activity with analyzed data

How GTL Helps Correctional Facilities Solve Crimes & Stop Illicit Activity

The corrections landscape is constantly evolving, especially in terms of the intelligence required to keep inmates, staff, and the public safe. GTL, a leader in transformative corrections technology, and a Platinum Award...

Armor Express Wins Coveted Busch Ballistic Helmet Contract from DEA

Armor Express, a leading manufacturer and distributor of high-performance protective solutions for the Domestic and Federal Law Enforcement markets, Department of Defense and First Responders, and a 2018 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Award...
A South Plainfield man was arrested and charged with possession of a destructive device for an unlawful purpose after authorities canceled Monday’s Labor Day Parade and other related activities there. (Courtesy of YouTube)

Labor Day Parade Canceled After Explosive Devices Found (Multi-Video)

September 2, 2019 – In Breaking News – USA TODAY, Bridgewater Courier News A man has been arrested and charged with possessing explosive devices, an incident that resulted in the cancellation of the...