'Americans respectfully want to go about their lives in peace and we are listening to these radical groups,' says Howard Safir, who served as New York City Fire Commissioner from 1994 to 1996 and New York City Police Commissioner from 1996 to 2000. Safir currently serves as Chairman of Safir Intelligence and Security (formerly Vigilant Resources International (VRI)). (Courtesy of YouTube)

Fmr NYC Police Comm Warns We Are Going Back to ‘Bad Old Days’ (Video)

August 1, 2021 – In Breaking News – Fox News Former NYC Police Commissioner Howard Safir joined "Fox News Live" to react to recent weekend gun violence across major cities in the...
With its elegant design, the SmartLane security entrance lanes from Automatic Systems, are designed to integrate perfectly into any architectural style. #speedgates #architecturedesign #securitysystems

Automatic Systems Sponsors Fifth Consecutive ‘ASTORS’ Program

American Security Today (AST) is pleased to announce that Automatic Systems has returned as a Premier Sponsor for the Fifth Consecutive 'ASTORS' Awards Program. Secure Control of Pedestrian Access Automatic Systems took home...
Learn how Hypori unleashes the power of secure mobility wherever your mission takes you from any endpoint device. With Hypori, you empower your users to perform classified work from any endpoint device without worrying about security, with zero footprint and guaranteed 100% separation.

Hypori Virtual Mobility Nominated in 2021 ‘ASTORS’ Awards Program

Hypori is a ground-breaking Enterprise Virtual Mobility solution designed for Government secure teleworkers in Homeland and Defense that lets Work From Home (WFH) users perform business tasks on their mobile devices...
The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC), which was recognized in the 2019 'ASTORS' Awards Program for Excellence in Public Safety,  reported a national increase of 846% in reports of suspected child sex trafficking between 2010 and 2015.

ShotSpotter & ATI to Help Improve Anti-Trafficking Investigations (Video)

Human trafficking is a national security threat and growing crime in the United States, estimated to generate more than $150 billion worldwide in illicit profits that threaten communities across the U.S....
The Power of Knowing Imagine being able to identify a vehicle that’s entering your facility without even trying. Or seeing whether it’s a vehicle of interest - or even knowing how long it’s been parked in the same space. AutoVu allows you to detect and recognize vehicle license plates, and find the vehicles you’re looking for.

Genetec Unveils Next-Generation AutoVu SharpV ALPR Cameras

Genetec, a leading technology provider of unified security, public safety, and business intelligence solutions, that was recognized in the 2017 Gold 'ASTORS' Awards Program, has introduced a new generation of its...
Police Officer Ella French was shot and killed while she and her partner conducted a traffic stop of a vehicle containing three subjects, during which one of the subjects opened fire, striking Officer French and her partner. Officer French had served with CPD for almost 3 1/2 years and was assigned to the Community Safety Team. She is survived by her mother and brother.

Hero Down: No Bail for Brothers Charged in Shooting of CPD Officers

August 10, 2021 – In Breaking News – CNN Prosecutors on Tuesday outlined the cases against two brothers charged in connection with the slaying of a Chicago police officer and the shooting of her...
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Training is Key to Providing Quality Police Services to Your Community

Guest OpEd by Lt. Joseph Pangaro, CPM, CSO, MOI Training, a definition: “Training is teaching, or developing in oneself or others, any skills and knowledge or fitness that relate to specific useful competencies....
Designed to save lives and prevent property damage, CornellCookson’s new SmokeShield™ Fabric Smoke and Fire safety closure joins their SmokeShield® Elevator Smoke Curtain to enhance life safety by compartmentalizing dangerous fire and smoke at the first hint of smoke

SmokeShield: Most Versatile Fire Pro-tection & Smoke Mitigation on Market

CornellCookson, a leader in closure products for commercial, industrial, institutional, and retail applications, a 2019 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Award Winner, and a Double Competitor in the 2021 ‘ASTORS’  Awards Program, is...
Easily transportable in a car or motorcycle trailer, and immediately ready to fly, with no charging or other aviation infrastructure requirements, the Speeder offers high-speed forward flight with control and lift effected by aerodynamic surfaces as required, building on the aircraft’s ability to fly on engine thrust vectoring. (Rendering of Speeder HSVTOL in piloted configuration, courtesy of JetPack Aviation)

JetPack Speeder Chosen for AFWERX High Speed VTOL Concept Challenge

JetPack Aviation's Speeder VTOL (vertical take-off and landing), has been selected by the highly competitive AFWERX High Speed VTOL (HSVTOL) Concept Challenge, launched in a joint partnership by the U.S. Air...
Approximately 61,130 pounds of seized contraband is staged to be offloaded on board the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter James at Port Everglades, Florida, Aug. 5, 2021. The James is homeported in Charleston, South Carolina. (Courtesy of the U.S. Coast Guard by Petty Officer 3rd Class Ryan Estrada)

Coast Guard Offloads $1.4B in Cocaine, Marijuana at Florida Port

Coast Guard Cutter James' crew offloaded approximately 59,700 pounds of cocaine and 1,430 pounds of marijuana worth more than $1.4 billion last week, at Port Everglades, which is the largest offload...