2016 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Award Winners Announced

AST is pleased to honor the 2016 ‘ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards’ winners, for their outstanding product development achievements and exciting new technologies to address the growing homeland security threats our Nation...

IN Man Pleads Guilty to Distributing Info on Explosives for ISIS

Marlonn Hicks, 30, of Crown Point, Indiana, pleaded guilty to distributing information regarding the manufacture and use of explosives, with the intent that the information be used for and in furtherance...

5-Year-Old Boy and Family Rescued in Desert

Tucson Sector Border Patrol agents rescued four individuals recently, which included a family of three with a 5-year-old boy. On Wednesday evening, Ajo Station agents received a 911 call from a man...

FLIR FC- Series ID in AST Homeland Security Awards (Video)

The FC-Series ID delivers best-in-class thermal image detail with edge analytics in a single device that delivers optimal intrusion detection in challenging environments and extreme conditions. The camera features easy to...

FLIR identiFINDER R100 in AST Homeland Security Awards (Video)

The FLIR identiFINDER® R100 personal radiation detector is the latest addition to the industry-leading identiFINDER R-Series handheld radiation security solutions. The belt-worn R100 integrates networking capabilities to safeguard first responders, law enforcement,...

FLIR Fido X2 in AST Homeland Security Awards (Video)

Historically, defense and homeland security agencies have been the primary users of trace explosives detection technology. However, as illustrated by recent events, the threat of violent extremism extends beyond battlefields and mass...

DOJ Awards $3.3M for Research to Reduce Firearms Violence

The Justice Department's National Institute of Justice (NIJ) today announced awards to five institutions to study the characteristics of firearms violence, its causes and effects, and interventions and strategies to reduce...

Fayetteville Police Combatting Crime More Effectively & Efficiently

Police in Fayetteville, North Carolina, now have a solution that makes meaningful information available to officers and analysts throughout the department, in real-time. MARVLIS Forecast LE processes and analyzes data from multiple...

AmpliVox Competes in ASTORS Homeland Security Awards (Video)

When communication over large areas is crucial, AmpliVox’s Radio Hailer is the most powerful and versatile emergency sound system available. It provides a portable, battery-operated system that brings “grab and go”...

Paterson, NJ Police Department Joins COPsync Network (Video)

The Paterson Police Department in New Jersey has joined the COPsync communication and information sharing Network. COPsync has developed the COPsync Network™, a communication system that protects citizens from violence and...