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NYPD Det. Brian Simonsen, 42, was fatally shot last Tuesday night, and another officer was wounded as they were responding to an armed robbery in Queens, police officials said. Simonsen is survived by his wife and mother. His organs were donated after his death. (Courtesy of YouTube)

NYPD Mourns Hero Killed by Friendly Fire During Robbery (Multi-Video)

February 19, 2019 – In Breaking News – NBC New York The final farewell to NYPD Det. Brian Simonsen started Monday with a wake at a Long Island church, where police officers...
The drug lord Joaquin Guzman, a leader in the Sinaloa cartel was found guilty on all charges last week, including drug traffick-ing & conspiracy to murder, and faces life in a US prison. But how did law enforcement’s evidence stack up against him, and how were prosecutors able to manage this complicated case? (Courtesy of ABC News and YouTube)

DEA: The “El Chapo” Conviction, How Did they Get There? (Multi-Video)

Joaquin Guzman Loera, (also known as 'El Chapo' and 'El Rapido,' was convicted last week by a federal jury in Brooklyn, NY of being a principal operator of a continuing criminal...
More than 4,000 of Endeavor’s combat-proven PackBot® have been used by troops to disable roadside bombs, clear IEDs and perform other dangerous missions on battlefields around the world.

FLIR Systems to Acquire Endeavor Robotics (Learn More, Multi-Video)

FLIR Systems, a 2018 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Winner recognized in three consecutive ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Programs to date, has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Endeavor Robotic Holdings for $385 million...
HID’s new beacon and the Bluvision end-to-end IoT platform enable hospitals to easily plug real-time duress detection and alerts into their healthcare IoT infrastructure. This powerful combination simplifies the process of increasing healthcare personnel safety with a solution that also requires minimal effort by the user. (Courtesy of HID Global)

IoT Beacons Help Keep Doctors, Hosp Staff Safe from Workplace Violence

HID Global, a leader in trusted identity solutions, and Winner in the 2018 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Program, has launched the company's new BEEKs Duress Badge Beacon which addresses the growing need to protect doctors,...
The new Carl-Gustaf M4 (designated as the M3E1 in the US) is a man-portable multi-role weapon system that provides high tactical flexibility through its wide range of ammunition types. A marked evolution in the history of the system, the new M4 model meets the needs of modern conflict environments while offering compatibility with future innovations. (Courtesy of Saab)

U.S. Army to Receive Carl-Gustaf M3E1s from Saab (See in Action)

The U.S. Army and Saab have entered into a multi-year framework agreement for delivery of Carl-Gustaf M4 weapon systems, which are designated as the M3E1 in the US, and has a...
Courtesy of New Orleans Police Department and Twitter

Gunman Killed, Five Wounded in New Orleans Police Shootout (Video)

February 17, 2019 – In Breaking News – The Washington Post Five people were injured and a gunman fatally wounded during a shootout in downtown New Orleans Sunday night (Feb. 17), according...
(Courtesy of US Army by Sgt. Brandon Banzhaf)

DHS on Homeland Security Funding & National Emergency Declaration

“The legislation passed by both chambers of Congress and signed today by the President gives the Department of Homeland Security critical funding to protect the homeland, including some resources to secure...
MBDA and Milrem Robotics unveil the world’s first anti-tank UGV which integrates the Milrem THeMIS (Tracked Hybrid Modular Infantry System) unmanned ground vehicle with the MBDA IMPACT (Integrated MMP Precision Attack Combat Turret) system fitted with two MMP 5th generation battlefield engagement missiles and a self-defense machine gun.

World’s First Anti-Tank UGV Debuts at IDEX 2019 (Learn More, Multi-Video)

MBDA Missile Systems and Milrem Robotics unveiled the world’s first anti-tank unmanned ground vehicle (UGV) at IDEX 2019, the main defense industry event in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. The debut of the...
Gary Martin (Courtesy of Twitter, YouTube and Facebook)

5 Dead in Aurora, 5 Officers Wounded, Gunman had at Least 6 Prior Arrests

February 16, 2019 – In Breaking News – The Boston Globe - Associated Press The man who killed five co-workers and wounded another and five police officers at a suburban Chicago manufacturing...
Given the administration’s prioritization of terrorism prevention, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) conducted a comprehensive review of its terrorism prevention programs, both internally and with the assistance of an external review by the RAND Corporation. (Courtesy of Twitter and the Federal Ministry of the Interior, Building and Community)

Terrorism Prevention Programs Need to be Stronger to be Effective (Video)

National capabilities for terrorism prevention, meaning options other than traditional law-enforcement action to respond to the risk of individual radicalization to violence, are relatively limited, with most relying on local or...