ALERT: Helping First Responders Prep for Hazmat Transport Emergencies

By Pipelines & Hazardous Materials Administrator Marie Therese Dominguez Last year, Congress authorized a new grant program to help fund training for remote and volunteer first responders on how to handle incidents involving...

DEA: Fentanyl-Related Overdose Deaths Rising at an Alarming Rate

DEA Acting Administrator Chuck Rosenberg today announced results from the 2016 National Drug Threat Assessment (NDTA), which details the extent to which illicit drugs are affecting the United States. Most notably,...

Las Vegas Police Agencies Adopt Secure Mobile Platform (Video)

More than 2,700 sworn officers in the Las Vegas area are now communicating in-the-field via encrypted voice, text, video and file sharing on the Secured Communications, mobile connection platform. Secured Communications provides...

Tyco Security Products Launches Shooter Detection System Integration

Tyco Security Products, a 2016 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Winner, has today announced that Software House C•CURE 9000, the access-control powerhouse, now integrates with Guardian Indoor Active Shooter Detection System by...

Shooter Detection Systems Selected by Fortune 500 Companies (Video)

Seven Fortune 500 Corporations with headquarters in Massachusetts, California, New Jersey, New York, Virginia and Texas have chosen Shooter Detection Systems (SDS), the world’s most widely installed indoor gunshot detection technology,...

OH Man Sentenced for Terrorism Plot to Kill Government Employees (Video)

Christopher Lee Cornell, 22, of Green Township, Ohio, was sentenced today to 30 years in prison for plotting, planning and attempting an attack on government officials during the State of the...

McMurdo Wins NOAA Award to Expand SAR Geographic Areas

McMurdo, the most trusted name in emergency readiness and response, and a 2016 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Winner, has been awarded a $6.67 million USD contract by the National Oceanic and...

Spire AirSafe Tracking to Prevent & Reduce Response Time to Airline Disasters (Video)

Spire has announced the upcoming availability of a space-based global aircraft tracking service (Spire AirSafe). The service, which will capture and provide the location of all Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) equipped planes,...

Tis the Season to be Safe, Not Sorry (Learn More – Video & Infographic)

Hanging ornaments, stringing lights and cooking holiday dinners should create fond memories. But for too many people, the holidays will be anything but merry and bright. Approximately 15,000 people are seriously injured...

SITA to Launch Community Cyber Threat Center (Learn More – Video)

The aviation industry is under increased pressure from cyberattacks that are growing in size and complexity. To meet this challenge SITA is working with its members to develop the SITA Community Cyber...