The DARPA Subterranean (SubT) Challenge explores innovative approaches and new technologies to rapidly map, navigate, and search complex underground environments. DARPA will host the competitors day September 27, 2018, to communicate the vision and timeline of the DARPA SubT Challenge, engage potential competitors, and provide a space for technical and operational exchange. (Courtesy of DARPA)

Win $2M in DARPA’s SubT Challenge, Competitor’s Day 9/27 (See Video)

Underground settings are becoming increasingly relevant to global security and safety. Rising populations and urbanization are requiring military and civilian first responders to perform their duties below ground in human-made tunnels, underground...
Learn to recognize telltale signs of an evolving threat, and become empowered to take effective action without hesitation.

Got Preparedness? Preparedness Without Paranoia is Key (Multi-Video)

Today, 'active shooter' incidents are at the top of everyone's mind in American. We are hard pressed to make it through a day without media outlets describing graphic details of the most...
In 2017 there were more than 900 cases of international kidnapping of children across 59 countries reported to the U.S. Department of State’s Office of Children’s Issues. Law enforcement agencies play a critical role in the prevention and resolution of international parental kidnapping.

OJJDP New Int’l Child Kidnapping Guide for Law Enforce & Resources

The Office of Justice Programs’ Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) has published new guidelines to help law enforcement prevent and respond to cases of international kidnapping of a...
What followed the 9/11 Terror Attacks would become the largest investigation in FBI history, code-named PENTTBOM. The attack and crash sites were also the largest crime scenes in the Bureau’s history. (Courtesy of the FBI)

Inside the FBI Investigation & First Responder 9/11-Related Illnesses

By the FBI On the morning of September 11, 2001,19 members of al Qaeda hijacked four domestic airliners, leading to the deaths of nearly 3,000 people. What followed would become the largest investigation...
When pursuing Bellevue University’s Security Management degree online or in-class, you will focus on the areas of expertise considered to be critical to management and the security field.

Bellevue University Goes for Hat Trick in 2018 ‘ASTORS’ Awards Program

International and domestic security threats are rapidly evolving resulting in a variety of risks and vulnerabilities for citizens and organizations. This reality has resulted in rapid expansion of careers in security management...
The devastating hurricanes and wildfires of 2017 reminded the nation of the importance of preparing for disasters. Often, we will be the first ones in our communities to take action after a disaster strikes and before first responders arrive, so it is important to prepare in advance to help yourself and your community. (Image courtesy of Getty via National VOAD & Twitter)

Get Involved – September is National Preparedness Month (Multi-Video)

National Preparedness Month (NPM), recognized each September, provides an opportunity to remind us that we all must prepare ourselves and our communities now and throughout the year. This NPM will focus on...
These proposed educational awareness initiatives will provide employees the information necessary to better cope with professional and personal challenges, and behavioral wrong turns that may lead to suicide.

Proactive 10 Step Suicide Reduction Program for Law Enforcement

By Vincent J. McNally, MPS Suicide is a major issue of concern within law enforcement, and with the extreme level of scrutiny thrust daily upon Police Departments they need to utilize all...
Learn More about how DHS S&T is working to develop advanced new screening technologies and tools that can find explosives in baggage & more, to improve threat detection capabilities of current X-ray technologies for checked & carry on baggage systems.

DHS S&T to Improve X-Ray Detection with $3.5M in Awards (Multi-Video)

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T), a  Platinum Award Winner in the 2018 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards Program, has awarded a total of nearly $3.5 million in funding...
Last year, nearly 2.3M cases of syphilis, gonorrhea and chlamydia were diagnosed in the United States, hitting the highest number ever reported nationwide, and breaking the previous record set in 2016 by more than 200,000 cases, according to the CDC. Courtesy of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

3 STDs Reach Record High in US, CDC says (Learn More, Multi-Video)

Nearly 2.3 million cases of chlamydia, gonorrhea, and syphilis were diagnosed in the United States in 2017, according to preliminary data released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)...
National Preparedness Grants

DHS Grant Allocations for FY18 Preparedness Grants Announced

Every day, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) & the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) take steps to keep our nation safe and ensure that we thrive after disasters occur. Whether we...