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Amy Hess Named Executive Assistant Director of the Criminal, Cyber, Response, and Services Branch

FBI Announces Executive Cyber, IT & WOMD Leadership Appointments

FBI Director Christopher Wray has announced the following leadership appointments: Amy Hess Named Executive Assistant Director of the Criminal, Cyber, Response, and Services Branch Ms. Hess most recently served as the special agent...
Body and dash cameras were not designed to capture officer-involved shootings. Viridian's® FACT™ Duty Weapon-Mounted Camera was designed specifically for this purpose.

West Hennepin Deploys FACT Duty™ Weapon-Mounted Cameras (Videos)

The West Hennepin Public Safety Department located just outside of Minneapolis, Minnesota has deployed the FACT Duty™ Weapon-Mounted Camera (WMC) from Viridian® Weapon Technologies to all of its officers. Viridian and West Hennepin will be...
The VisionView 180 camera next-generation outdoor security camera combines three EO CCTV imagers and three thermal imagers into a single ruggedized housing, providing 180-degree coverage for both day and night operation.

PureTech Unveils VisionView 180 for Thermal Outdoor Perimeter Security

PureTech Systems is pleased to announce its first entry into the security imager market, the VisionViewTM 180 camera. The VisionView 180 camera next-generation outdoor security camera combines three EO CCTV imagers and three thermal imagers...

Mollie Tibbetts Timeline & New Website Seeks Anonymous Tips

Law enforcement and local authorities have expressed the following information and have created a website, findingmollie.iowa.gov, and is asking people to be aware of the following changes to person's in their communities, and...

SafeLogic Competes in 2018 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards

SafeLogic, an innovator of encryption products for applications in mobile, server, appliance, wearable, and other constrained environments, is pleased to announce that their flagship product, CryptoComply™, has been nominated to compete in...

MD Nat’l Guard Special Ops Triumph in Int’l Airborne Competition (Video)

Leapfest is the largest, longest standing, international static line parachute training event and competition. The purpose of the competition is to promote the camaraderie and Esprit de Corps of the Airborne Soldier...
President Donald Trump prepares to address the troops at Joint Base Andrews, Md., (Courtesy of Senior Airman Delano Scott, Air Force)

President Trump Signs FY19 National Defense Authorization Act (Video)

By Guy Eastman, senior analyst, Jane’s by IHS Markit President Donald Trump signed the US FY19 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) on Monday, 13 August during an official visit to Fort Drum in...
A recent study hopes to assist Fire Professionals make progress in gaining a few key insights into what wins maximum neighborhood participation in a fire department canvassing effort.

Home Fire Safety Canvassing: How to Achieve Better Results (Learn More)

According to the National Fire Protection Association, almost 60 percent of residential fire deaths occur in homes without working smoke alarms. We know from previous research on community canvassing programs that home...
NIST researchers demonstrated that laser ranging could “see through flames” to make this image of a plastic skeleton toy. Laser ranging captured the plastic skeleton’s complex three-dimensional shape, with depth indicated by false color. The plastic did not melt or deform in the fire. (Courtesy of Baumann/NIST)

NIST Shows Laser Ranging Can ‘See’ 3D Objects Melting in Fires

Measuring the deformation of building elements engulfed by flames is essential in fire research to improve safety in the event of a fire. Ideally, the measurement system should be non-contact, able to...
Can you tell what this robot does just by looking at it? If not, that is exactly why standards are needed—to prove what the robot can do. This particular method tests the robot’s ability to inspect, touch, rotate and extract items. (Courtesy of DHS S&T)

RoboCup 2018: S&T Test Methods to Evaluate Rescue Robots (Multi-Video)

Since 1997, several continents have played host to an international soccer tournament. No, not the World Cup, the RoboCup. Robots of all shapes and sizes test their “metal” in the world’s favorite...