“We are hopeful that wildland fire sensors can play a contributing role in the early detection of ignitions. If we can reduce the time it takes from ignition to detection to response then we may be able to prevent a small smoldering fire from becoming a catastrophic fire disaster,” said Jeff Booth, director of S&T’s Sensors and Platforms Technology Center. (Courtesy of DHS S&T)

S&T Wildfire Efforts Heat Up to Save Lives with Sensors for Early Warning

"Research and development " (R&D), may conjure up images of someone in a white coat, sitting in a sterile lab peering through a microscope, but sometimes it means rising before dawn,...

Doctors Warn Against the Milk Crate Challenge (Learn More, Multi-Video)

August 27, 2021 – In Breaking News – Hackensack Meridian Health Dare devils across the internet are at it again with a new and very dangerous viral trend, the #MilkCrateChallenge. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jvxJoHwCk-4 (Medical experts say the...
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Training is Key to Providing Quality Police Services to Your Community

Guest OpEd by Lt. Joseph Pangaro, CPM, CSO, MOI Training, a definition: “Training is teaching, or developing in oneself or others, any skills and knowledge or fitness that relate to specific useful competencies....
It won’t help to tell her not to go to parties, not to drink alcohol. If there is one rule you can offer, it’s probably 'pay attention to your gut.'

Sexual Assault Tips for Students & Parents of College Bound Daughters

August 9, 2021 – In Breaking News – USA TODAY It’s the call every parent dreads. It usually begins with “Mom, there’s something I need to tell you.” What follows is an often...
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Center for Countering Human Trafficking (CCHT) oversees the DHS mission to combat human trafficking and the importation of goods produced with forced labor.

Combat Human Trafficking – DHS Launches New Resources to Help

On World Day Against Trafficking in Persons, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), whose 'Blue Campaign' was Recognized in the 2020 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards Program, released new resources aimed...
Tony Coulson, director of CSUSB testified that the nation is in a crisis situation of a 500,000 person shortage in the cyber workforce. “That’s an absurd number,” Coulson told members of the House Subcommittee on Homeland Security, Infrastructure Protection and Innovation. “If this was doctors and nurses, there would be a national outcry.”

U.S. in Crisis with Massive Shortfall of 500,000 Cyber Workforce Jobs

Tony Coulson, director of Cal State San Bernardino's Cybersecurity Center, testified before a congressional subcommittee on Thursday, to apprise all those in attendance that the nation is in a crisis situation of...

The Critical Importance of Fire Safety in Hospitals

Guest OpEd by Zack Zarrilli, retired firefighter/paramedic and founder of SureFire CPR A whiff of smoke, a door handle that’s warm to the touch, or a distant alarm––signs of a fire in...

PWPORG Seeking Superheroes to Help Children in Our Communities

PWPORG (Preparedness Without Paranoia) is a 501(c)(3) built by law enforcement and security industry practitioners and educators to provide educational resources to kids, families and communities on safety and emergency preparedness. Emerging as...
The Washington DC Police Foundation serves over 15,000 youth annually through mentoring programs led by police officers, designed to enhance communication and to build positive relationships between youths, families, and law enforcement. 

Washington DC Police Foundation Nominated in 2021 ‘ASTORS’ Awards

The Washington DC Police Foundation, a 501 (c) (3) organization in our Nation’s Capital supports the Washington Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) youth and community outreach efforts, is pleased to announce they...

MCSF to Award $9.2 Million to Children of Marine & Navy Corpsmen

The Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation (MCSF), will award more than $9.2 million in academic scholarships to over 2,500 children of Marines and Navy Corpsmen for the 2021-2022 academic year. "I'm humbled and...