The drugs were seized during interdictions in international waters of the Eastern Pacific Ocean off the coasts of Mexico, Central and South America, and the Caribbean Sea, “including contraband seized and recovered during 11 interdictions of suspected drug smuggling vessels by four Coast Guard cutters and two U.S. Navy ships.” (Courtesy of the DEA)

DEA, DOD, and USCG Offload More than 33K pounds of Seized Drugs

The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), which was honored in the 2019 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards Program, along with the Department of Defense (DHS), the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), and United...
‘ASTORS’ Award Winning PlateSmart, cutting edge AI technology and analytic capabilities detect suspicious vehicle movement behavior, such as repeated parking for an extended prior, or frequently driving around a site without stopping, known as ‘circling behavior,’ for proactive intelligence that can prevent an attack from occurring rather than investigating after an attack has occurred.

PlateSmart Replaces Hundreds of Rekor/OpenALPR Installs Across PA

PlateSmart, a Platinum Award Winner in the 2019 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Program, newly nominated to compete in the 2020 ‘ASTORS’ Awards Program, has announced its AI-based automatic license plate recognition (ALPR)/vehicle recognition software is...

Incel Blows Hand Off with Bomb Intended for ‘Hot Cheerleaders’

A Richlands, Virginia man, who appeared at a health clinic with severe injuries to his hands and fingers, is charged with lying to federal investigators about how he was injured and...
The U.S. Border Patrol, which was was honored in the 2019 ‘ASTORS’ Awards Program for ‘Excellence in Homeland Security’, renders medical aid to a migrant suffering from a heat-related illness found in an orange grove. (Courtesy of CBP by Mani Albrecht)

S&T & USBP Work to Enhance Safety of Migrants at Our Nation’s Borders

Each day, undocumented immigrants attempt to enter the United States between the ports of entry, most specifically at our southwest border, and often face life-threatening circumstances. Miles away from shelter, food, and...
integrated EST screening solution, the A700 EST-IS, features the FLIR A700 thermal imaging camera and is being used to screen visitors for elevated or higher than expected skin temperatures, which can help guard against the spread of novel coronavirus (COVID-19).

FLIR EST Screening at Pentagon Helps in Fight Against COVID-19

As we get back to work, we are still at risk of continued interruption of operations due to the spread of infection and disease. Thermal imaging solutions from FLIR can help screen...
“So many of our MISSING KIDS are found simply because someone identified them from a picture.” - John Walsh, NCMEC Co-Founder. Use the power of social media to help bring #MISSING children home. Visit: missingkids.org/gethelpnow/search and share a poster of a missing child from your area. (Courtesy of NCMEC)

USMS Deputy Honored as National Missing Children’s Day Award Winner

Deputy U.S. Marshal Gerald “Jerry” Dysart, a senior inspector based in New Orleans who was one of the first two people assigned to the agency’s Missing Child Unit in 2016, has...
Individuals with information concerning Mohamed are asked to contact the FBI or the nearest American Embassy or Consulate. Tips can also be submitted anonymously at https://tips.fbi.gov.

Alexandria Man on FBI Most Wanted List Indicted on Terrorism Charges

A federal grand jury has returned an indictment charging Liban Haji Mohamed, 34, with conspiring and attempting to provide material support to al-Shabaab, a terrorist organization operating in Somalia. According to court documents,...
Javier Arnoldo Ceron Gomez, 21, one of several MS-13 gang members sought in the assassination of Salvadoran prosecutor Andres Ernesto Oliva Tejada, a prosecuting attorney in the homicide unit of the Salvadoran Attorney General’s Office, was repatriated on board a charter flight coordinated by ERO’s Air Operations Unit, and turned over to top-level Salvadoran judicial and immigration officials.

What are “High-Profile Removals” (HPR)?

By ICE Since U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) was established in March 2003, the agency has removed hundreds of thousands of aliens, some of whom fall under the category of high-profile...
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DetectaChem Creates First Mass Market COVID-19 Smartphone Test Kit

DetectaChem, a global leader in innovative portable detection technologies, and Multiple Award Winner in the 2019 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards Program, is preparing to launch a ground-breaking new smartphone-based COVID-19 (Coronavirus)...

TSi Acquires Orolia’s Satellite Search and Rescue Business

Orolia, a Double Platinum Award Winner in the 2019 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards Program, has announced that the company's Global Satellite Search and Rescue (SAR) business, has been acquired by Techno-Sciences,...