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As Flight 63 was flying over the Atlantic Ocean, Richard Reid — an Islamic fundamentalist from the United Kingdom, and self-proclaimed Al-Qaeda operative — carried shoes that were packed with two types of explosives. He had been refused permission to board the flight the day before. (Courtesy of YouTube)

DHS S&T Shoe Scanner Technology Aims to Improve Airport Security

The types of shoes you wear when flying matter. And not just shoe types. Size, material, soles and heels are also very important. Why? Shoes can become dangerous vehicles for terrorists’ plots. On December...
The gunman, identified as Brian Isaack Clyde, was seen on video near the doors to the Earle Cabell Federal Building at about 8:50 a.m. before running across the street and into a parking lot, where he falls down. (Courtesy of The Dallas Morning News, Tom Fox, and YouTube)

Gunman Shot Dead after Opening Fire on Dallas Courthouse (Graphic Video)

June 17, 2019 – In Breaking News – Dallas News A bespectacled 22-year-old man clad in tactical gear opened fire with an assault rifle outside a federal courthouse in downtown Dallas on...

Rave Adds Live Streaming Video to Emergency & Public Safety Solutions

Rave Mobile Safety (Rave), a trusted provider of emergency and public safety solutions that help save lives, and a triple winner of the 2018 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Winner, is announcing a...
John Austin Hopkins (Courtesy of the Warren County Prosecutor's Office)

OH Teacher Caught Preying on First Grade Girls Caught on Surveil Video

June 17, 2019 – In Breaking News – NBC News A former Ohio gym teacher has been accused of molesting more than two dozen first-grade girls, a prosecutor said Monday. John Austin Hopkins was indicted...
Allied Universal received the Pro Patria Award, the highest level award that may be bestowed by an ESGR State Committee, due to its support of Guard and Reserve employees through the company’s leadership and practices, including adopting personnel policies that make it easier for employees to participate in the National Guard and Reserve.

Allied Universal Wins DoD Award for Supporting Guard & Reserve Families

Allied Universal®, a leading security and facility services company, and a recognized Winner for two consecutive years in the prestigious Annual ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Program, has been presented with the prestigious Pro...
De La Rue is the world’s largest commercial designer and printer of passports, delivering national and international identity tokens and software solutions for governments in a world that is increasingly focused on the importance of a legal and secure identity for every individual.

HID Global to Acquire De La Rue’s Citizen Identity Business

HID Global®, a worldwide leader in trusted identity solutions, and a 2018 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Winner, has signed an agreement to acquire the international identity solutions business of De La Rue. Through its...
Leonard Bernard Lewis, 33, of Seattle, had used a relative’s Social Security Number so that the facilities’ background check did not reveal Lewis’ registered sex offender status.

Former Cheer Coach Gets 9 yrs in Prison for Child Sexual Exploitation

Special Agent in Charge Brad Bench of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) Seattle Field Office and U.S. Attorney Brian T. Moran announced that a former cheerleading coach,...
Laith Waleed Alebbini, 28, a Jordan-born U.S. legal permanent resident, says propaganda convinced him ISIS was good. (Courtesy of the Montgomery County (Ohio) Sheriff's Office)

OH Man Gets 15 Years in Prison for Trying to Join ISIS

Laith Waleed Alebbini, 28, was sentenced on Thursday in U.S. District Court to 180 months in prison and 25 years of supervised release for attempting, and conspiring, to join the Islamic...
General David Petraeus is one of the most prominent and accomplished U.S. military figures of the post-9/11 era.

General Petraeus Joins Institute for Conflict, Cooperation and Security

General David Petraeus, one of the most prominent modern-day US military figures has accepted the invitation of a three-year Honorary Professorship in the Institute for Conflict, Cooperation and Security (ICCS) at the...
Off-duty Los Angeles County sheriff's deputy Capt. Kent Wegener was critically wounded Monday when he was shot in the head as he waited in line at a fast-food restaurant, officials said. (Courtesy of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department)

Hero Down: LA Deputy Shooter Suspect Linked to Earlier Homicide

June 11, 2019 – In Breaking News – Los Angeles Times A Utah man has been arrested in connection with the shooting of a Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputy Monday night, and...