The BolaWrap® is a hand-held remote restraint device that discharges an 8 foot bola style Kevlar® tether at 513 feet per second to entangle a subject at a range of 10-25 feet.

Texas Police Agency to Carry BolaWrap, See in Action (Multi-Video)

Harris County Precinct 1 Constable’s Office in Texas has joined more than 100 police agencies across the U.S. who are either field testing or have deployed the BolaWrap remote restraint device...
Meeting strangers off the internet is inherently dangerous, and Tinder is doing something about it. The popular dating app is beefing up its user security options, offering a panic alarm for when casual meet-ups or dates take a turn for the worst

Tinder Adds Panic Button, Location Tracking for Dates Gone Bad

January 23, 2020 – In Breaking News – The Wall Street Journal Tinder wants to allow users to send out an alarm when bad dates turn really ugly. The popular dating app plans...
To report suspected human trafficking, the importation of goods produced with forced labor, or child sexual exploitation to federal law enforcement, call: 1-866-347-2423. To get help from the National Human Trafficking Hotline: 1-888-373-7888 Or text HELP or INFO to 233733 (BEFREE). To get help with child sexual exploitation from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children: 1-800-THE-LOST (1-800-843-5678) or report.cybertip.org. To report suspected forced labor trade violations, submit information at: eallegations.cbp.gov/Home/allegation. Any tip reported is welcome. Provide the information to allow professionals to decide if action can be taken. (Courtesy of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security)

DHS Issues Strategy to Combat Human Trafficking & Other Heinous Crimes

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), is committed to upholding the law and preventing illicit activity from harming American interests. As part of the homeland security mission, DHS enforces trade, travel,...
Priority will be given to high-risk and high-need organizations. To qualify and apply for the grant, NSBA members must be a registered non-profit organization or a government entity such as a school, library, or public agency.

Apply Today for $75K K-12 Emerg School Grant from Alertus & NSBA

Alertus Technologies, a leader in emergency mass notification solutions, and a Platinum Award Winner in the 2019 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Program, is collaborating with the National School Boards Association (NSBA) to provide...
The warrant, requested on Dec. 5, indicated that the man injured was in critical condition and was not expected to survive. He suffered from multiple brain bleeds and a skull fracture, and was in a coma at the time of the warrant.

Las Vegas Police Arrest Assault Suspect Using Facial Recognition

January 19, 2020 – In Breaking News – Las Vegas Review Journal Las Vegas police used facial recognition technology to identify a man suspected of punching another at a car show in...
A man was being evicted from a home that was not leased to him and stabbed the landlord Sunday morning. As Officers arrived on scene, the suspect opened fire on the Officers from the garage of the home, killing Honolulu Police Department Police Officer Tiffany Enriquez and Officer Kekaulike Kalama. A third Officer was also shot and wounded. (Courtesy of the Honolulu Police Department)

Heroes Down: Two Honolulu Police Officers Shot and Killed ILOD

January 20, 2020 – In Breaking News – CNN Two police officers were shot and killed by a suspect when they responded to a call for a woman who needed help at...

Armor Express Most Advanced Personal Protection at SHOT Show

Armor Express, a Winner in the 2019 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards Program, will demonstrate its latest innovations in ballistic systems, carrier designs, hard armor technology, and duty gear at the 2020...
As drug abuse among college students rises – most notably involving vaping, marijuana, and prescription drugs – DEA continues to provide the tools necessary to prevent drug misuse before it starts. Prevention with Purpose is DEA’s latest effort to support drug misuse prevention on college campuses and in surrounding communities.

New Guide from DEA on Preventing Drug Use by College Students

The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), which was recognized for ‘Excellence in Public Safety,’ in the 2019 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Program, is pleased to provide institutions of higher education and their surrounding...
“We are proud to join forces with such prestigious companies as SNA and IPVideo Corporation to help facilitate the growth of  HALO in the Florida market,” - Monique Merhige, President, Infusion Direct Marketing

Infusion Direct to Support SNA’s HALO IOT Smart Sensor Sales in FL

Infusion Direct Marketing, a leading public relations firm specializing in the security industry, has today announced that the company is kicking off 2020 with a new sales representative agreement in the...
‘ASTORS’ Award Winning PlateSmart, cutting edge AI technology and analytic capabilities detect suspicious vehicle movement behavior, such as repeated parking for an extended prior, or frequently driving around a site without stopping, known as ‘circling behavior,’ for proactive intelligence that can prevent an attack from occurring rather than investigating after an attack has occurred.

Widespread Use of LPR Can Combat Lone Wolf Terrorism in the U.S. (Multi-Video)

By John Chigos, CEO, PlateSmart Technologies License plate recognition (LPR) is one of the most important yet most undervalued tools for combatting terrorism. LPR uses surveillance cameras to read license plates as vehicles...