CHP & MSP Equip Officers with TASER X2 (See in Action)

TASER International has received an order for a total of 400 TASER® X2™ Smart Weapons for the Massachusetts State Police and a total of 369 X2s for the California Highway Patrol. Both...

New Medical Disaster Drone for Homeland Security & Global Health

Two new disaster drones delivered telemedical packages to victims and rescue personnel in a simulated mass casualty event Tuesday at John Bell Airport in Bolton, Mississippi. The technology debuted before an audience...

GA Officer Killed, 2nd Wounded in Shooting near University (Learn More)

By Rich McKay, Reuters A Georgia police officer was killed and a second critically injured in a shooting that occurred on Wednesday morning near a university campus in the southwestern part of...

COPsync Aids in Arrest of Suspects in Murder of NC Mom & Daughter

The Meridian Police Department successfully utilized the COPsync Network advanced communication and information sharing system, to aid in the arrest of two murder suspects in Mississippi. Dawn Ward, 40, and her...

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...

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,...

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...

Oakland Fire: 33 Bodies Found; 70% of Building Still to be Searched (Video)

By Dan Simon and Chandrika Narayan, CNN At least 33 people have been confirmed dead, including teenagers and a deputy's son, in a massive blaze that gutted a converted warehouse over the...