The updated AMBER Alert Program Best Practices resource guide provides a “what works” approach based on input of those who lead and oversee AMBER Alerts as part of larger missing persons and child protection programs at the state and regional levels. (Courtesy of the National Criminal Justice Training Center)

New Updated AMBER ALERT Best Practice Guide Now Available

The Department of Justice has released new updated guidelines to help states and regional offices recover abducted children through America’s Missing: Broadcast Emergency Response (AMBER) Alerts. The updated AMBER Alert Program Best...
The HALO IOT Smart Sensor intended to combat school vaping can also detect fluctuations in noise levels to help identify and alert security personnel about aggressive behavior such as gun shots or yelling; making it the perfect tool for preventing an incident taking place on school grounds and more.

IPVideo Corporation & Axis Win 2019 SIA New Product Showcase Awards

IPVideo Corporation, the Gold Award Winner for Best Alert Notification System in the 2018 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards Program, has also been recognized with the Best New Product award for its...

Firefighters Fight to Save Notre Dame from Raging Blaze in Paris (Videos)

April 15, 2019 – In Breaking News – CNBC Paris’ Notre Dame Cathedral has been saved from “total destruction,” according to a French fire official, after a massive fire ripped through the...
Courtesy of the The Florida Keys Community Land Trust and YouTube

FL Keys Housing Crisis Continues 18 Months After Hurricane Irma

On September 10, 2017, Hurricane Irma tore through the Lower Keys, the heart of working-class housing in the Florida Keys, with thousands of homes lost. For decades, even prior to Hurricane Irma,...
The new Proscreen 900 Plus next generation solution provides unmatched detection rate to identify mass casualty weapons before they can reach security checkpoints.

Metrasens Launches Proscreen 900 Plus Threat Detection Solution

Metrasens, a leader in advanced ferromagnetic detection technologies, and a Platinum Winner in the 2018 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Program, launched the company's next generation mass casualty threat detection solution, the Proscreen...
Deputy Justin DeRosier, 29, was shot and killed after responding to a report of a disabled vehicle on Saturday. (Cowlitz County Sheriff's Office)

Suspect Who Shot, Killed WA Deputy Killed in Shootout with Police (Videos)

April 14, 2019 – In Breaking News – Fox News The man suspected of fatally shooting a Washington state sheriff's deputy Saturday night was killed in a shootout with authorities on Sunday and two other men...
Hudy Muldrow, 78, of Woodland Park, now faces 25 counts of second-degree assault by auto as well as 16 counts of fourth-degree assault by auto, the Morris County Prosecutor's Office said, in addition to two counts of death by auto in the May 17 crash on Interstate 80 that left 10-year-old Miranda Vargas, and teacher Jennifer Williamson Kennedy dead, according to authorities. (Courtesy of YouTube)

School Bus Driver Hit with 41 New Charges for Deadly Crash (Videos)

April 11, 2019 – In Breaking News – NBC Philadelphia The driver of a school bus packed with fifth-graders involved in last year's deadly crash on a busy New Jersey highway is facing more...
This new solution will offer government agencies the option of an end-to-end, cloud-based NG911 call-handling ecosystem or an NG911 rich data plugin for legacy systems that does not require replacing existing solutions or infrastructure.

Carbyne & Cisco Making Smart Cities Safer with Next-Gen Emerg Services

Carbyne, a global pioneer in public safety technology, a global leader in public safety technology, and a Platinum Award Winner in the 2018 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Program, is partnering with Cisco, to deliver...
BolaWrap Successfully Deployed During Violent Confrontation Resulting In No Injuries (Courtesy of Wrap Technologies)

FWPD Safely Takes Down Man with Shotgun Using BolaWrap (See Video)

Wrap Technologies reports that on Saturday, April 6th, Fort Worth Police Department officers responded to a domestic disturbance call where an armed suspect was threatening his girlfriend and her mother. The victims...
The Verint Situational Awareness Platform provides organizations a solution to help modernize their security operations center by automating critical functions and by gathering valuable intelligence to improve their overall efficiency.

Verint’s Situational Intel Enhances Actionable Data & Efficient Response

Verint®, the Platinum Award Winner for Best Video Analytics Solution in the 2018 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Program, is introducing a number of unique enhancements to its Situational Intelligence Platform™ to help...