Eighty-nine firefighters (56 volunteer, 23 career and 10 wildland agency) died while on duty in 2016.

Firefighter Fatalities in the United States in 2016, Report Released

The U.S. Fire Administration (USFA) report, "Firefighter Fatalities in the United States in 2016," identifies and analyzes all on-duty U.S. firefighter fatalities that occurred last year increase understanding of their causes...
Akayed Ullah, a 27-year-old Bangladeshi man, reportedly inspired by ISIS set off a pipe bomb inside New York's Port Authority bus terminal during rush hour Monday morning (Image courtesy of YouTube)

NY: Man Detonates Pipe Bomb in Attempted Terror Attack (Multi-Video)

By Eliott C. McLaughlin, CNN A man wearing a homemade pipe bomb detonated his explosive in a walkway at the Port Authority Bus Terminal near Times Square on Monday, injuring three people...

VA Sheriff Selects Armor Express VPAM-Certified Ballistic Helmet

Central Lake Armor Express, a leading manufacturer and distributor of high-performance body armor solutions, and the 2017 'ASTORS' Platinum ‘ASTORS’ Award Winner for Best Personal/Protective Equipment Product, is excited to announce that...
The safety train consists of a dedicated locomotive, two boxcars converted into classrooms, four types of railroad tank cars used in transporting all types of chemicals, and two specially equipped flat cars with a variety of tank-car valves and fittings

Safety Train Educates 3,241 First Responders on its 2017 Tour (Video)

In 2017, Norfolk Southern provided training to 3,241 first responders across its network on the company's safety train, a rolling learning lab that helps communities prepare for and safely respond to potential...
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Frost & Sullivan Recognizes NICE for Invest & Evidence Mngnt Solution

NICE, the 2017 ‘ASTORS’ Platinum Award Winner for Best 911 Recording & Analytics Solution, has earned a Frost & Sullivan prestigious Technology Leadership Award for Investigation and Evidence Management Solutions. The award recognizes companies that demonstrate...
Rohit Braggs, Orolia VP of PNT Networks and Sources

Orolia Receives Two 2017 Platinum ‘ASTORS’ Awards (Multi-Video)

Orolia, the world leader in resilient positioning, navigation and timing (PNT) solutions, has  won the 2017 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards in two key categories. The awards, sponsored by American Security Today, were...
The Rapid DNA machine being loaded (Image courtesy of DHS S&T)

Rapid DNA Completes DNA Testing in Minutes Instead of Months (Video)

In late November 2017, the Massachusetts Office of Chief Medical Examiner (MAOCME) issued their first official identification of a deceased person based on the accredited use of Rapid DNA in their lab. This represents...
Michael Madsen, Publisher of American Security Today, Welcomes the 2017 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Award Winners to the 'ASTORS' Awards Luncheon at ISC East in New York City at the Jacob Javits Convention Center

2017 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Award Winners Honored at ISC East

The 2017 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Program Sponsored by ATI Systems, Sharp Electronics, Automatic Systems America and Robotic Assistance Devices! American Security Today’s 2017 'ASTORS' Homeland Awards Presentation Luncheon at ISC East was an overwhelming success, with...
U.S. Attorney’s Office, Law Enforcement Partners, and Community Leaders Introduce PROJECT EJECT to Combat Violent Crime in City of Jackson

US Attorney: Violent Criminals will be Ejected from Jackson MS

Mike Hurst, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of Mississippi, along with the Jackson Police Department, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives,...
SceneDoc is public safety’s new standard for data collection. By modernizing with the SceneDoc Platform, agencies operate with higher levels of clarity and control, with fewer moving parts, capturing data and reporting at the point of need.

NZ Police Partner with SceneDoc for eNotes Proof-of-Concept (Videos)

SceneDoc, public safety's trusted data collection platform, announces today a partnership with New Zealand Police to undertake a Proof of Concept (PoC) leveraging their commerical-off-the-shelf (COTS) eNotes application. 'NZ Police are exploring...