The suspect, who is in custody, was allegedly fleeing police after an incident Saturday night and had snuck into the church to hide, Smith County Sheriff Larry Smith said.

Pastor Killed, Two Others Injured in Texas Church Shooting (Video)

January 3, 2021 – In Breaking News – NBC News A pastor was killed and two others were injured in a shooting at a Texas church on Sunday, Gov. Greg Abbott said...
Harris County Sheriff Ed Gonzalez gave a media briefing early Sunday morning, saying that all three ‘seasoned’ deputies are expected to survive their injuries. On Twitter Chief Gonzalez followed up by sharing, “Good Sunday morning all, a new day has risen. Feeling both grief and gratitude today. Reminded that there is still mourning left to do, and a new calendar year doesn’t change that. We lost many who didn’t see 2021, and now a great man and teammate in Sgt. Watson.” (Courtesy of YouTube)

Woman Dead, 3 Deputies Injured in Shooting Outside Houston Nightclub

January 3, 2021 – In Breaking News – Click2Houston .com One woman was killed and three Harris County sheriff’s deputies were injured in a shooting Sunday outside a nightclub in Houston, officials...
Pangaro training helps officers to see how they can properly respond to a potentially violent person in crisis, and resolve the situation safely, while also preparing them to de-escalate in other non-life-threatening situations that they come across interacting with the public. (Courtesy of True Security Design and YouTube.)

Police Crisis De-Escalation Skills – A Vital Training Today, Lt. Joe Pangaro

Amidst today's challenging times, de-escalation training for law enforcement is essential to serving our communities. Lt. Joseph Pangaro, a 27-year veteran police officer, former director of school safety and security, and a 2020...
Bad actors are selling fake COVID-19 test kits and unapproved treatments through telemarketing calls, social media platforms, and door-to-door visits according to Calvin A. Shivers, assistant director of the FBI’s Criminal Investigative Division.

FBI Urges Public to Report COVID-19 Health Care Fraud Schemes (Video)

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), is warning the public about several emerging health care fraud schemes related to the COVID-19 pandemic. “Criminals are actively manipulating the COVID-19 pandemic to their advantage,”...
Yuma Sector Border Patrol agents seized 25 pounds of meth on Christmas.

Christmas Meth Smuggling Attempt Foiled by Border Patrol Canine

A brazen attempt to smuggle 25 pounds of methamphetamine through the Border Patrol checkpoint on Highway 78 near Blythe, California, on Christmas Day was foiled by a U.S. Customs and Border...
Investigators believe the explosion was likely the result of a suicide bombing, according to two law enforcement sources with direct knowledge of the investigation. (Courtesy of YouTube)

Police ID ‘Person of Interest’ in Nashville Explosion (Multi-Video)

December 27, 2020 – In Breaking News – CNN Metro Nashville Police Chief John Drake named Anthony Quinn Warner, 63, of Antioch, Tennessee, as a key person in the investigation into the explosion...

Smaller Cities Turning to Gunshot Detection to Prevent Gun Violence

ShotSpotter, a leader in precision policing solutions, and a Multi- Award Winner in the 2020 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards Program, has identified an increasing trend of small cities adopting big city...
Orolia Defense and Security Introduce Flexible, Resilient Military PNT for Every Military Environment

Orolia Launches Flexible, Resilient PNT for Every Military Environment

Orolia, a world leader in Resilient Positioning, Navigation and Timing (PNT), and 2020 Platinum 'ASTORS' Award Winner for Best Resilient Positioning, Navigation and Timing (PNT) Solutions, has announced the availability of...
"Congress found plenty of money for foreign countries, lobbyists and special interests while sending the bare minimum to the American people who need it," said President Donald J Trump on Tuesday night. (Courtesy of Twitter and YouTube)

Trump Demands Congress Increase Direct Payments to Americans

December 22, 2020 – In Breaking News – Fox News President Trump slammed the recently passed $900 billion COVID-19 relief package as a "disgrace" on Tuesday evening, urging Congress to amend the bill and increase the amount of money...
With the increasing strain on public services in response to the ongoing global COVID-19 pandemic, the professional firefighters, EMTs and emergency service professionals that make up High Rise Escape Systems, believe it is irresponsible to believe emergency services will be obtainable, timely and equipped to provide rescue from multi-story buildings, Air Traffic Control (ATC) towers or other critical infrastructure environments.

Access to Emergency Self-Evacuation is Critical for Multi-Story Buildings

First responder deaths related to COVID-19 are up this year, and the U.S. Fire Administration (USFA) reports 22* confirmed on-duty firefighter deaths attributed to COVID-19, making it the leading cause of...