CHP Officer Andre Moye, Jr., 34, was filling out paperwork to impound the vehicle when Luther, who was not restrained, pulled out a rifle and began shooting. Moye had been with the CHP for about three years and was a motorcycle officer for roughly a year before he was killed. (Courtesy of the California Highway Patrol)

Hero Down: Violent Ex-Convict Shot & Killed CHP Officer (Learn More, Video)

August 14, 2019 – In Breaking News – KPBS News and AP The man who suddenly grabbed a rifle and opened fire during a traffic stop just off a Riverside County freeway had a...
A Workplace Violence Prevention Plan is a key component in the awareness, identification, and early intervention of threats or incidents of workplace violence.

Workplace Violence Prevention Training: Is It Worth the Gamble?

Does your organization have a Workplace Violence Prevention Plan that is comprehensive and updated regularly? If not, organizationally you are taking a gamble on both the safety of your employees and the...
71 Pages of In Depth Coverage Dedicated to Homeland Security Professionals, Federal, State & Local Law Enforcement Officers & Public Safety Professionals!

AST Releases Latest Interactive Magazine Publication (Multi-Video)

American Security Today’s August 2019 *Fully Interactive* Magazine is now live! New Featured OpEd Guest Editorial and Articles Include: Meet Bill Bratton at 'ASTORS' 2019 Awards Prestention Luncheon at ISC East in...

Inmate Manhunt for TN Warden’s Rapist/Killer Ends in Arrest (Video)

August 11, 2019 – In Breaking News – CNN An inmate who escaped from a Tennessee prison has been taken into custody, Tennessee Bureau of Investigations (TBI) confirmed Sunday afternoon. The Tennessee Department...
ShotSpotter, which helps law enforcement officials identify, locate and deter gun violence, and a 2018 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Program, is pleased to announce ShotSpotter has been nominated to compete in the 2019 ‘ASTORS’ Awards Program from AST.

NYU Audit Determines ShotSpotter Offers Solid Audio Privacy Protection

ShotSpotter, a leader in solutions that help law enforcement officials identify, locate and deter gun violence, a 2018 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Program, and a returning competitor in the 2019 ‘ASTORS’...
An intrusion detection platform with covert, integrated fiber optics, can alert security immediately should someone cross a secure doorway in less than 5 seconds, allowing for rapid containment of the incident. (Courtesy of Cleveland Electric Labs)

Multi-Layer Intrusion Detection Using Fiber Optic Technologies (Videos)

By Alan Seymour, President of Cleveland Electric Laboratories, 2018 'ASTORS' Award Winner for Best Intrusion Detection & Prevention Solution From data centers to zoos, there are levels of protection necessary today to...
A gunman armed with a rifle opened fire in an El Paso shopping area packed with as many as 3,000 people during the busy back-to-school season, leaving 20 dead and more than two dozen injured, as shoppers ran for their lives. (Courtesy of YouTube)

9 Dead in Dayton, Second US Mass Shooting Within 24 Hrs (Multi-Video)

August 4, 2019 – In Breaking News – NWI .com and AP A gunman wearing body armor and carrying extra magazines opened fire in a popular nightlife area of Dayton, Ohio, killing...
Drones have emerged as an important and effective tool in responding to emergencies and disasters and NYS DHSES, like many government agencies across the country, has developed a program to use drones for public safety/emergency response purposes. (Courtesy of YouTube)

NYS DHSES UAS Training Program Competes in 2019 ‘ASTORS’ Awards

The New York State (NYS) Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Services (DHSES) is pleased to announce the New York State Unmanned Aircraft Systems/Drone Training Program has been nominated to compete...
“The DOJ and its component organizations do the hard work of protecting the freedoms, rights and safety of all Americans,” explained Stacy Schwartz, vice president, AT&T, Public Safety and FirstNet.“We are honored to provide a modern communications platform and capabilities to support the DOJ’s work for the next 15 years.”

AT&T Scores $984M DOJ Contract to Modernize Technology Systems

The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) has selected AT&T* to help improve its mission performance with modernized technology, via a Task Order through the General Services Administration’s (GSA) Enterprise Infrastructure Solutions...
Critical events happen every day: severe weather, workplace violence, active shooters, terrorism, IT and power outages & more. Together, NC4 & Everbridge is an end-to-end threat assessment, incident communications & mgmt platform reducing critical incident ‘time to know’ thru remediation-all from a single pane of glass, for gov’t, enterprise, community.

2018 ‘ASTORS’ Double Award Winning Everbridge Acquires NC4 (Videos)

Everbridge, a global leader in critical event management software that helps keep people safe and businesses running, and a Double Award Winner in the 2018 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Program, has announced the acquisition of NC4,...