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Stolen Plane in Seattle Crash Prompts Airport Security Concerns (Videos)

By Nichole Chavez, CNN A heist and deadly crash of a passenger plane in the Seattle area has left the family of the airport employee who stole the plane devastated and the...
Deter Workplace Violence. Disrupt Active Shooters. Delay Threats Until Help Arrives. Crotega provides a remotely deployed threat suppression system that drenches the perpetrator with a repulsive solution, impairing their ability to enact violence. Threat suppression is the next step in life safety and interior building security.

Crotega Competes in 2018 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards (Videos)

Crotega System Deters, Disrupts & Delays Active Shooters (Multi-Video) Crotega, the Platinum Award Winner in the 2017 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Program, is happy to announce the Interior Threat Suppression System, has been nominated...
Homegrown terrorism and mass shootings have sadly become everyday news in the US. As a result, the demand for explosives detection dogs as a deterrent against such crimes is on the increase with one major problem: there are not enough dogs to meet the growing need. The AKC Detection Dog Task Force is working to help with this national security issue. (Courtesy of the AKC)

Calling All K9 Teams: US Dog Detect-ion Conf (Learn More, Multi-Video)

The American Kennel Club will host the 2018 AKC US Dog Detection Conference Tuesday, August 28th – Thursday, August 30th, 2018 in Durham, NC to explore solutions to the shortage of domestic dogs for explosives detection...
Robb Costello and Sara Burns were identified as the two officers killed in a shooting on Friday, August 10, 2018.  (Courtesy of the Fredericton Police Department)

2 Cops, Musician Killed in Canada Shooting Rampage (Multi-Video)

By Kathleen Joyce, Fox News Two officers among four killed in New Brunswick rampage Three of the four people killed in Friday’s shooting in the Canadian city of Fredericton, New Brunswick, have been...
A memorial fund has been created to support CHP Officer Kirk Griess' family. The former Marine Corps veteran is survived by his wife, two daughters, 25 and 21, and 14-year-old son.

Fmr Marine & CHP Officer Killed in Bay Area Crash (Learn More, Videos)

By Kiki Intarasuwan and Jodi Hernandez, 7 San Diego News A California Highway Patrol officer died from his injuries following a "significant traffic accident" on a highway in Fairfield Friday morning, according...
Homeland security & public safety professionals have expressed concerns of a potential catastrophic UAS event with the possibility of mass casualties, wide-ranging hazmat contamination, and threats to critical infrastructure, nuclear power plants, chemical plants, utilities and airports, among others.

Fire Technology, Drones & the Need for Counter-Technology (Multi-Video)

Guest Editorial by Charles Werner, Public Safety Advisor & Chair, National Council on Public Safety UAS (NCPSU) Over the past year, unmanned aircraft systems (UAS)—aka drones—have demonstrated their value to public safety organizations worldwide...
Zakaryia Abdin was nabbed at airport trying to travel to join ISIS. Abdin told undercover FBI agent: 'Let the brothers know I am coming very soon' (Courtesy of YouTube)

SC Man Nabbed at Airport Trying to Join ISIS Pleads Guilty (Learn More, Video)

Zakaryia Abdin, 19, of Ladson, South Carolina, pleaded guilty on Wednesday to attempting to provide material support to the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS), a designated foreign terrorist organization, before...
Lucas Morten (at left), and Siraj Wahhaj are two of the five arrested. (Courtesy of the Taos County Sheriff's Office)

1 Dead, Suspects Training Children for School Shootings (Learn More, Video)

By Eric Levenson, Scott McLean and Sara Weisfeldt, CNN If the defendants were to "be released from custody, there is a substantial likelihood defendant may commit new crimes due to his planning...
Alcide delivers a cloud native security platform designed for any combination of container, serverless, VM and bare metal environments operated by multiple orchestration systems.

Alcide Competes in 2018 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards

We’ve reached a breaking point that calls for a new kind of security solution - one that is designed specifically for the complex hybrid, multi-cloud, multi-compute data centers environment . Companies need...
DHS has reported in a new report that more than 600,000 foreign travelers who entered the US legally in 2017, ended up overstaying on those visas.

DHS Outlines Biometric Exit Progress for Overstayers (Learn More, Videos)

In the past five years, the number of international travelers passing through US airports has increased by more than a fifth, to 124.2 million in 2017. Last year alone, US Customs and...