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...
Rahmael Sal Holt is sought as a suspect in the fatal shooting of New Kensington Police Officer Brian Shaw. (Image courtesy of the Pennsylvania State Police)

Manhunt for Killer of Rookie Cop in Small PA Town (Please Help, Video)

By Kristine Phillips, The Washington Post Investigators in Pennsylvania are looking for the man who they say killed a police officer after a traffic stop Friday night. Officer Brian Shaw, a 25-year-old patrolman,...
BP's Air and Marine Operations mission is to serve and protect the American people. (Image courtesy of CBP)

CBP AMO Plan Flyover at NASCAR’s Championship Weekend (Multi-Video)

U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Air and Marine Operations (AMO) aircrews based at the Miami Air and Marine Branch will perform a flyover during NASCAR's championship weekend at Homestead-Miami Speedway in...
The New York City Hospital Police is a law enforcement agency in New York City that provides on-site security services at hospitals & clinics operated by HHC and to enforce state and city laws at those facilities.

De-Escalation Training – Safety and Dignity for All (Learn More, Video)

By Thomas Egan, Director of Security and Hospital Police at NYC Health and Hospitals The term de-escalation has become a trendy ‘buzz-word’ in the media, but these tactics are not new to...
DHS S&T’s Homeland Security Advanced Research Projects Agency (HSARPA) Explosives Division (EXD) Surface Transportation Explosives Threat Detection (STETD) Program, is one of four DHS S&T Programs recognized in the 2017 ‘ASTORS’ Awards Program for their Innovative Training and Education Programs, Outstanding Product Development Achievements and Exciting New Technologies to address the growing Homeland Security Threats our Nation is facing.

Mass Transit Security: Soft Target, Hard Problem (Learn More, Video)

Maintaining security on the nation’s surface transportation systems takes significant resources and manpower, both which tend to be in short supply. For example, the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) is one of...
This solicitation supports activities that improve the capacity of communities to support underserved populations impacted by domestic violence, sexual assault, dating violence, and stalking.

Funds for DV, Sexual Assault, Dating Violence & Stalking Services (Video)

Applications Now Being Accepted for Grants for Outreach & Services to Underserved Populations  Register by: Dec 29, 2017 Applications due: Jan 26, 2017 This solicitation supports activities that improve the capacity of communities to...
Operation Raging Bull (Image Courtesy of ICE)

Local Partnerships Key to Trans-National Gang Success (Multi-Video)

At U.S. Immigrations and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) partnerships are key to the success of the agency. Whether on the local, state or federal level, effective collaboration with other...
Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to contact Detective Sgt. William Fazekas at 219-881-1210 or leave information on a crime tip line at 866-274-6347.

7 Shot During Early Morning Nightclub Attack, 1 in Custody

By Katherine Rosenberg-Douglas, Chicago Tribune Seven people, including three women, were shot in a single incident in Gary early Sunday morning, police said. About 2:30 a.m. officers from the Gary (Indiana) Police Department...

COPS Monitoring Receives SOC 2 Type I Attestation Report

COPS Monitoring, the largest provider of professional monitoring services in North America, has received its independent Service Organization Control (SOC) 2 Type attestation engagement report. Completion of this certification provides clear evidence...
Since 2015, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has used this Bulletin to highlight the continuing terror threat to the U.S. Homeland. The United States is engaged in a generational fight against terrorists who seek to attack the American people, our country, and our way of life. An informed, vigilant and engaged public remains one of our greatest assets to identify potential terrorists and prevent attacks

DHS Updates the NTAS Terrorism Bulletin (Learn More, Multi-Video)

Friday, Acting Secretary of Homeland Security Elaine Duke announced the issuance of an updated National Terrorism Advisory System (NTAS) Bulletin pertaining to the terrorism threat to the U.S. homeland. “After careful consideration...