Zoohackathon 2016

The U.S. Department of State’s first Zoohackathon will occur on October 7-9 at zoos and conservation centers in San Diego, Seattle, Sydney, London, and Washington, D.C. The once-occasional link between wildlife trafficking...

MD Man Accused of Plotting Attack on US Service Member for ISIS

By Kevin Rector, The Baltimore Sun A 24-year-old Maryland man has been charged in a plot to attack a member of the U.S. military on behalf of the self-proclaimed Islamic State, federal...

Mako Group Intros the Innovative Meprolight FT Bullseye (See in Action)

Meprolight’ introduces the FT Bullseye, an innovative, low profile micro red dot style optic for pistols. Meprolight saw tremendous potential in a pistol optic designed by TAS, and so they purchased the...

Drones & AR – Powerful Tools when Disaster Strikes (Video)

In 2015, flooding in the United States caused $3 billion in damage and led to hundreds of deaths (US National Climatic Data Center). During a natural disaster, every tool is needed to...

VisionHub Shortlisted for Security & Fire Excellence Award (Video)

Qognify's next-generation web-based video management system (VMS), VisionHub, has been shortlisted for the prestigious Security & Fire Excellence Awards in the CCTV System of the year (excluding camera and lens) category. Supported by...

SST Mobile App for Anytime, Anywhere Gunfire Alerts (Video)

SST, the global leader in acoustic gunfire detection, has launched a new mobile app designed to extend ShotSpotter Flex alerts to a new native browser user-interface and native mobile iOS and Android platforms. With...

Data Recorder in Hoboken Train Crash Didn’t Work, NTSB Says (Video)

By John Newsome, CNN A data recorder that could have helped investigators answer why a New Jersey Transit train crashed in Hoboken last week was not working, the National Transportation Safety Board...

Behind the Scenes: Coast Guard Search & Rescue

By Coast Guard Petty Officer 3rd Class Nicole J. Groll “Mariners in the vicinity of Great Point Nantucket Sound, be on the lookout for three persons in the water…” Coast Guard Petty Officer...

GeoComm & RapidSOS to Provide Mobile Caller Location (Video)

GeoComm and RapidSOS, a competitor in the 2016 AST Homeland Security Awards ‘ASTORS’ competition, are partnering to provide enhanced mobile caller location and other additional information from RapidSOS systems into GeoComm 9-1-1 PSAP map displays...

LVMPD Deploys 1604 TASER X26P Smart Weapons (Learn More)

The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department has placed an order for a total of 1604 TASER® X26P™ Smart Weapons from TASER International. The order is an upgrade of older TASER weapons to the X26P Smart Weapon, using...