The Maryland PSN Program is a joint effort by federal, state and local law enforcement agencies, the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Maryland, and local prosecutors to identify, investigate and prosecute the individuals or organizations driving violent crime.

Project Safe Neighborhood Honored for Fed Violent Crime Cases (Videos)

Project Safe Neighborhoods, a nationwide initiative that brings together federal, state, local and tribal law enforcement officials, prosecutors, and community leaders to identify the most pressing violent crime problems in a community...
Suicide risk varies by occupation with recent rates highest for males in the construction and extraction trades, and for females in the arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media industries. (Courtesy of YouTube.)

Death by Suicide Increasing Among American Workers, CDC (Multi-Video)

The suicide rate among the US working age population has increased 34% between 2000-2016 according to a new report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The report recently published...
“As the nation continues to respond to escalating threats from home and abroad, the innovative solutions being implemented to meet those threats, has led to tremendous growth in the field of Homeland Security,” said Michael Madsen, co-founder and publisher of American Security. “Today, the United States is increasingly focusing on empowering American citizens, corporations and government employees to learn to recognize telltale signs of an evolving threat, and become empowered to take effective action without hesitation, and they are calling on organizations like Kiernan Group Holdings to help them do so.”

Awareness Matters & Preparedness Without Paranoia is Key (Learn More… Multi-Video)

Today, terror attacks, active shooter incidents, natural and manmade critical and immediate threat incidents are at the top of everyone's mind in America. Hard pressed to make it through a day without...
The PSC coordination of federal, state, and local law enforcement has created a group of highly dedicated, well-trained investigators who work cooperatively across jurisdictional lines to investigate and prosecute child sexual exploitation crimes, and has resulted in the identification and apprehension of greater numbers of offenders, many of whom are “hands-on” abusers whose conduct is a hidden but very real threat to the community.

DOJ’s Project Safe Childhood Honored with 2018 ‘ASTORS’ Award

Project Safe Childhood (PSC), a Department of Justice initiative that aims to prevent and interdict the sexual exploitation and abuse of children, and prosecute those who exploit children for sexual purposes,...
Thirty-two people infected E. coliO157:H7 which have been reported from 11 states. People with symptoms of an E. coli infection, such as severe stomach cramps, diarrhea (often bloody), and vomiting, and think you might have gotten sick from eating romaine lettuce, should talk to their doctor and report their illness to the health department.

CDC Warns: Do Not Eat, Serve, or Sell any Romaine Lettuce Throw it Away

CDC is advising consumers, restaurants, and retailers not to eat, serve, or sell any romaine lettuce as it investigates an outbreak of E. coli O157:H7 infections linked to romaine. Key Points: CDC,...
We know that violence occurs in schools & that you are going to have aggressive behavior & situations that don’t necessarily involve gun violence but that involve some other response that needs to occur, explains Dr. Amy Klinger. “EDGE gives educators an opportunity to immerse themselves in it, make decisions, analyze those decisions and think ‘OK, what would I have done differently?’ And then you can do it differently. As opposed to a one-time training, where you think ‘I wish I had done this.’”

Free Virtual Training Gives First Responders & School Staff, Educators an ‘EDGE’ (Learn More,...

New Free Tool for First Responders and School Staff and Educators, is now available and at their disposal to help ensure the safety of our nation’s schools, as well as the...
PSN is a nationwide Justice Department program committed to reducing gun and gang crime by networking existing local programs that target gun crime and supporting those efforts with training and funding.

Over $30M to Project Safe Neighbor-hoods & Combat Violent Crime

The reinvigoration of Project Safe Neighborhoods (PSN) Program, the centerpiece of the Department of Justice’s violent crime reduction efforts across the country, has been commemorated by U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions. Towards that end,...
Both violent crime and property crime declined in 2017 when compared with 2016 data, according to the FBI’s annual crime statistics released today. (Courtesy of the FBI)

FBI 2017 Crime Statistics Available in Crime Data Explorer (See Video)

After two consecutive years of increases, the estimated number of violent crimes in the nation decreased 0.2 percent in 2017 when compared with 2016 data, according to the FBI's recently released...
This new publication is a high-level technical document meant to provide the foundation for a planned series of publications on more specific aspects of blockchain, intended to help readers understand how blockchain technology works. (Courtesy of NIST)

NIST Releases Blockchain Technology Foundational Overview (Learn More)

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has officially released the publication NISTIR 8202, Blockchain Technology Overview. Blockchains are tamper evident and tamper resistant digital ledgers implemented in a distributed fashion (i.e., without a...
In a near worst-case scenario, a new, lethal and highly infectious flu virus would break out in a crowded, unprepared megacity that lacks public health infrastructure, according to Johns Hopkins' Bloomberg School of Public Heath. Such a fast-moving virus could burst from a city and catch a ride with international travelers before public health officials realize what is happening.

100 Years Ago, Influenza Killed 50M People. Could it Happen Today?

By Doyle Rice, USA TODAY One hundred years ago, death came with astonishing speed and horrifying agony. Some influenza patients admitted to a Boston hospital in the morning of October 1918 would be dead by the...