The father of Capitol Police Officer Brian Sicknick, said his son "a gentleman" who "loved his job,” and said he hopes his son's death will serve to stop "all the lunacy that's been going on in this country."

Heroes Down: 2 Officers Die Following Capitol Protest Turned Riot

January 11, 2021 – In Breaking News – TODAY He was a veteran who later lamented America’s involvement in Iraq. He lived in suburban Virginia but hailed from a small town in New...
Siklu recognized for its groundbreaking “Best COVID-19 Communication Solution”, MultiHaul™ Gigabit Wireless for establishing broadband communications at temporary and "pop up” medical facilities, in response to the global COVID-19 pandemic. Easily installed on street-fixtures or rooftops, these radios have been proven to be the ideal solution for networks requiring fast and simple deployment of secure, wireless fiber.

Siklu Honored with 2020 ‘ASTORS’ Award for Emerg Communications

Siklu, a global leader in millimeter wave (mmWave) technology for gigabit fixed wireless access, smart city and security networks, is the proud recipient of a 2020 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Award from...

ShotSpotter Reveals 2020 Gunshot Rates up 48% Across United States

ShotSpotter, a leader in precision policing solutions, and the 2020 Gold 'ASTORS' Award Winner for Best Gunshot Detection Solution, has reported a dramatic rise of 48 percent in gunshot incidents during...

NYC Shootings and Homicides Soared in 2020, Crime Data Shows

New York City and its Police Department were buffeted by conflicting forces in 2020, as a historic low in overall index crime was accompanied by significant upticks in homicides, shootings, burglaries...
Four people died during violent pro-Trump protests at the U.S. Capitol. One woman was shot inside the Capitol, and three others died after suffering "medical emergencies," police said. At least 14 MPD police officers were seriously injured in the attack. (Courtesy of YouTube)

4 Dead after Trump Supporters Storm US Capitol, FBI Seek Info (Multi-Video)

January 7, 2021 – In Breaking News – CBS News Four people died during violent pro-Trump protests at the U.S. Capitol, the Metropolitan Police Department said Wednesday night. One woman was shot inside the Capitol,...
As we navigate the growing surge of COVID cases this winter, public safety agencies will have to again ramp up communications with citizens about the virus. With 2020 Multi-'ASTORS' Award Winner Rave Mobile Safety, your agency can leverage integrated critical communication, data and response capabilities for safer communities.

Lessons Learned: How to Use COVID-19 to Prepare for Future Emergency Response

By Todd Miller, COO of Rave Mobile Safety As COVID-19 once again begins to surge across the United States, those in emergency management, public health and public safety need to take a...
On June 8, 2014, Las Vegas police officers Alyn Beck, 42, and Igor Soldo, 32, were shot at point-blank range and killed in an ambush while on their lunch break at Cicis Pizza by Jerad and Amanda Miller. Afterwards, they covered Officer Beck with a yellow Gadsden flag and a swastika, and pinned a note on his body, which read: "This is the beginning of the revolution." They also stole both officers' handguns and spare ammunition magazines. During the restaurant shooting, the Millers loudly declared to other patrons that it happened to be the start of "a revolution”. The two then fled to a nearby Walmart, where Jerad fired a shot at the ceiling and ordered shoppers to leave. Civilian Joseph Wilcox also died while trying to stop the shooters in a nearby Walmart. (Courtesy of the LVMPD)

Sovereign Citizens: Threats and Law Enforcement Responses (Learn More – Multiple Videos)

Guest OpEd by Dean C. Alexander, Director, Homeland Security Research Program and Professor at the School of Law Enforcement and Justice Administration at Western Illinois According to various estimates, there are several...
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High Rise Escape, Self-Evacuation & Rescue: Plan 2 Ways Out (See Video)

First responder deaths related to COVID-19 are up this year, and the U.S. Fire Administration (USFA) reports 29* confirmed on-duty firefighter deaths attributed to COVID-19, making it the leading cause of...
The suspect, who is in custody, was allegedly fleeing police after an incident Saturday night and had snuck into the church to hide, Smith County Sheriff Larry Smith said.

Pastor Killed, Two Others Injured in Texas Church Shooting (Video)

January 3, 2021 – In Breaking News – NBC News A pastor was killed and two others were injured in a shooting at a Texas church on Sunday, Gov. Greg Abbott said...
Harris County Sheriff Ed Gonzalez gave a media briefing early Sunday morning, saying that all three ‘seasoned’ deputies are expected to survive their injuries. On Twitter Chief Gonzalez followed up by sharing, “Good Sunday morning all, a new day has risen. Feeling both grief and gratitude today. Reminded that there is still mourning left to do, and a new calendar year doesn’t change that. We lost many who didn’t see 2021, and now a great man and teammate in Sgt. Watson.” (Courtesy of YouTube)

Woman Dead, 3 Deputies Injured in Shooting Outside Houston Nightclub

January 3, 2021 – In Breaking News – Click2Houston .com One woman was killed and three Harris County sheriff’s deputies were injured in a shooting Sunday outside a nightclub in Houston, officials...