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...
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...