This solicitation supports activities that improve the capacity of communities to support underserved populations impacted by domestic violence, sexual assault, dating violence, and stalking.

Funds for DV, Sexual Assault, Dating Violence & Stalking Services (Video)

Applications Now Being Accepted for Grants for Outreach & Services to Underserved Populations  Register by: Dec 29, 2017 Applications due: Jan 26, 2017 This solicitation supports activities that improve the capacity of communities to...
FLIR Primed

RAD Event & CBRNE Attack Resources You Should Know About (Multi-Video)

Well-prepared individuals know how to protect themselves and others when facing a RAD event or CBRNE attack. Today’s firefighters, HAZMAT specialists, law enforcement officers, security teams, military personnel, and other emergency responders...
Derived from the U.S. Marine Corps Combat Hunter program, TII’s Situational Awareness and Predictive Analysis (SAPA) course is designed to teach both civilians and government employees how to detect and respond to potential threats, including terrorist attacks and active shooter scenarios.

SAPA Training to Predict, Identify & Respond to Threats (Multi-Video)

By Royce de Melo The human condition is hardwired to communicate and to read other humans through body language, gestures, the eyes, facial expression, while our biology is very adept at sensing...
Note found in truck claims Manhattan attack done for ISIS, source says (Image courtesy of YouTube)

A Lethal Mix: High-Occ Spaces & Moving Vehicle Threats (Learn More)

From the AST archives: This article was first published after the Barcelona ramming-vehicle attack during the summer and is reprinted here today due to it relevance to what happened in New...
S&T, through its National Urban Security Technology Laboratory (NUSTL) and Homeland Security Advanced Research Project Agency (HSARPA), inserted relevant technologies into the exercise to assess their capabilities to improve first responders’ preparedness and response to a large-scale, urban, critical incident.

Grand Central First Responders for Critical Incident Test New Tech

New York City emergency responders held a critical incident training exercise early Sunday morning at Grand Central Terminal, and tested out some new technologies provided by the Department of Homeland Security...

Joint-Child Abduction Rapid Deploy Team Dev’t Training (Multi-Video)

This week, over 18 law enforcement agencies will be attending a training developed by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) to assist first responders during the early stages of a child’s...
Pattern of denial, spin and half-measures, followed by reluctant cooperation in face of regulation

Congressional Hearings on Misuse of Social Media Platforms (Videos)

The Counter Extremism Project (CEP) released the following statement in advance of tech companies’ upcoming hearings before the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives:  Internet and social media companies have a troubling...
This DHS S&T Challenge aims to harness new technologies and data sources to identify an emerging biothreat problem quickly and confidently, so cities can ultimately resolve it faster.

Join DHS $300K Hidden Signals Biothreat Challenge Webinar Nov 1

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T), a Finalist in the 2017 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Award Program, launched the Hidden Signals Challenge today, a $300,000 prize competition that seeks concepts...
EDGE is a multiplayer, scalable, online training environment for first responders—single agencies or across agency, jurisdiction, or discipline—for a coordinated response to critical incidents. EDGE is available for free to all U.S. first responder agencies.

S&T EDGE Virtual First Responders Training an ‘ASTORS’ Finalist (Video)

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T)  new Enhanced Dynamic Geo-Social Environment (EDGE) virtual training platform has been selected as a Finalist in the 2017 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards...

Sikorsky Nails Combat Rescue Helicopter Training CDR (Multi-Video)

Lockheed Martin successfully conducted the Combat Rescue Helicopter (CRH) Program Training Systems Critical Design Review (CDR). This event prepares the CRH program to proceed to assembly, test, and evaluation of the HH-60W helicopter's...