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Eighty-nine firefighters (56 volunteer, 23 career and 10 wildland agency) died while on duty in 2016.

Firefighter Fatalities in the United States in 2016, Report Released

The U.S. Fire Administration (USFA) report, "Firefighter Fatalities in the United States in 2016," identifies and analyzes all on-duty U.S. firefighter fatalities that occurred last year increase understanding of their causes...
Akayed Ullah, a 27-year-old Bangladeshi man, reportedly inspired by ISIS set off a pipe bomb inside New York's Port Authority bus terminal during rush hour Monday morning (Image courtesy of YouTube)

NY: Man Detonates Pipe Bomb in Attempted Terror Attack (Multi-Video)

By Eliott C. McLaughlin, CNN A man wearing a homemade pipe bomb detonated his explosive in a walkway at the Port Authority Bus Terminal near Times Square on Monday, injuring three people...

VA Sheriff Selects Armor Express VPAM-Certified Ballistic Helmet

Central Lake Armor Express, a leading manufacturer and distributor of high-performance body armor solutions, and the 2017 'ASTORS' Platinum ‘ASTORS’ Award Winner for Best Personal/Protective Equipment Product, is excited to announce that...
The safety train consists of a dedicated locomotive, two boxcars converted into classrooms, four types of railroad tank cars used in transporting all types of chemicals, and two specially equipped flat cars with a variety of tank-car valves and fittings

Safety Train Educates 3,241 First Responders on its 2017 Tour (Video)

In 2017, Norfolk Southern provided training to 3,241 first responders across its network on the company's safety train, a rolling learning lab that helps communities prepare for and safely respond to potential...
NICE Investigate

Frost & Sullivan Recognizes NICE for Invest & Evidence Mngnt Solution

NICE, the 2017 ‘ASTORS’ Platinum Award Winner for Best 911 Recording & Analytics Solution, has earned a Frost & Sullivan prestigious Technology Leadership Award for Investigation and Evidence Management Solutions. The award recognizes companies that demonstrate...
The defeat of ISIS by U.S.-backed coalition forces in Raqqa, its once self-declared capital, represents a significant milestone in disrupting ISIS operations in the region. While the victory marks a significant turning point in the campaign against radical Islamist terror, the cowardly attack in New York City demonstrates the effectiveness of ISIS’ ability to spread its twisted ideology online.

McCaul Releases December Terror Threat Snapshot

House Homeland Security Committee Chairman Michael McCaul (R-TX) has released December’s Terror Threat Snapshot, a monthly assessment of the Committee’s continuing effort to highlight the growing threat America, the West, and the world...
Rohit Braggs, Orolia VP of PNT Networks and Sources

Orolia Receives Two 2017 Platinum ‘ASTORS’ Awards (Multi-Video)

Orolia, the world leader in resilient positioning, navigation and timing (PNT) solutions, has  won the 2017 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards in two key categories. The awards, sponsored by American Security Today, were...
A multi-purpose canine handler with U.S. Marine Corps Forces, Special Operations Command, controls a laceration on a realistic canine mannequin during MPC medical training at Stone Bay on Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, N.C., Dec. 1, 2017. During this training, MPC handlers practice applying canine medical aid on the new “robot dog” for the first time, which is in its final stages of testing and development. (Image courtesy of the US Marine Corp)

Robot Dog Improves SOF Medical Practices (Learn More, Multi-Video)

By Cpl. Bryann K. Whitley, Marine Corps Forces Special Operations Command Multi-purpose canine handlers with U.S. Marine Corps Forces, Special Operations Command, used a robotic canine training dummy for the first time,...

The Navy JAG Corps Turns 50 (Learn More, Multi-Video)

The Navy Judge Advocate General's (JAG) Corps celebrates 50 years of service and excellence Dec. 8. "From the time the Navy created the 'law specialist' program, to the JAG Corps we know...
Thomas O’Connor, FBIAA President

FBI: Performing Duty with Unwavering Integrity & Professionalism

FBI Agents Association (FBIAA) President Thomas O’Connor issued the following statement today: “Each and every day, FBI Special Agents put their lives on the line to protect the American public from national...