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...

Axon Connects TASER Weapons to Wearable Cameras (See in Action)

TASER International has released the new Signal Performance Power Magazine (SPPM), the latest addition to an ever-expanding ecosystem of connected technologies. The SPPM is a smart battery that works with TASER's X2 and X26P Smart Weapon. The...

New Video Drone Platform for Project First Responders (See in Action)

Mouser Electronics, together with Easy Aerial Inc. and celebrity engineer Grant Imahara, have launched the second video episode from the latest series in the Empowering Innovation Together™ program. The new Project First Responders...

IFD Upgrades to Extinguish Network Connectivity Challenges (Video)

Cradlepoint, is helping the Indianapolis Fire Department (IFD) ensure firefighters have the communications tools needed to keep a population of more than 2 million people safe when and where rescues are needed. Serving...

DisasterLAN Focuses on GIS-Based Situation Awareness for Responders

Getting maps and geographic information into the hands of responders quickly is critical to making strategic decisions on resources, personnel, and services. Buffalo Computer Graphics (BCG), Inc. has addressed this need by...