Canines are trained in environments that simulate where they will work. Here a handler trains a canine on a baggage belt. (Courtesy of the CBP)

Southwest Provides K9 Teams with Mission-Essential Training Aids

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) announced today a new formal partnership arrangement with Southwest Airlines Co. as part of the Donations Acceptance Program. Under this partnership arrangement, Southwest Airlines will provide CBP...
Homegrown terrorism and mass shootings have sadly become everyday news in the US. As a result, the demand for explosives detection dogs as a deterrent against such crimes is on the increase with one major problem: there are not enough dogs to meet the growing need. The AKC Detection Dog Task Force is working to help with this national security issue. (Courtesy of the AKC)

Calling All K9 Teams: US Dog Detect-ion Conf (Learn More, Multi-Video)

The American Kennel Club will host the 2018 AKC US Dog Detection Conference Tuesday, August 28th – Thursday, August 30th, 2018 in Durham, NC to explore solutions to the shortage of domestic dogs for explosives detection...

CDC: Zika Still a Threat & Babies with Zika Need Attention (Multi- Video)

About 1 in 7 babies now 1 year or older who were born to women with Zika virus infection during pregnancy had one or more health problems possibly caused by exposure...
Planning makes it possible to manage the entire life cycle of a potential crisis. Strategic and operational planning establishes priorities, identifies expected levels of performance and capability requirements, provides the standard for assessing capabilities and helps stakeholders learn their roles.

FEMA’s New Guide for Complex Coordinated Terrorist Attacks

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has released the guide "Planning Considerations: Complex Coordinated Terrorist Attacks" to aid community partners in planning and preparing for complex coordinated terrorist attack scenarios. The guide highlights the unique...
An increasing number of criminals in Massachusetts are taking action to damage their fingers to order to conceal their identities from law enforcement.

Erasing the Evidence: Massachusetts Sees Spike in Fingerprint Alterations

By Hillary Chabot, The Boston Herald and GOPUSA The number of criminals trying to hide their identities by burning, hacking and mutilating their fingerprints is skyrocketing in the Bay State — and...
“You and your brothers and sisters are in every corner of America, working 24 hours a day to courageously and faithfully protect this nation and our people. We are proud of you.” - AG Sessions delivers remarks to FBI, ATF, BOP, and U.S. Marshals student classes at FLETC. (Courtesy of FLETC)

AG Sessions at Federal Law Enforce-ment Training Center (FLETC)(Video)

Remarks as prepared for delivery Thank you, Tom, for that generous introduction, and thank you for your more than 30 years of service in federal law enforcement. You spent most of your career...
Download the app in the App Store and Google Play and take the FBI fitness challenge today.

FBI Physical Fitness Test App: Train Like a Special Agent (See Video)

By the FBI Think you have what it takes to become an FBI special agent? The new FBI Physical Fitness Test mobile app allows aspiring special agents and fitness enthusiasts alike to learn...
Fusion of Face Recognition Algorithms (FOFRA) Prize Challenge

IARPA Prize Challenge Seeks AI Face Recognition Solution

Can you leverage the data outputs of multiple face recognition algorithms to improve overall accuracy? There is a large literature on biometric fusion intended to improve accuracy via fusion of multiple modalities...
Boeing is a leader in supporting employee learning and workforce development, and was recently recognized by Indeed.com as one of the top 15 companies in the U.S. for pay and benefits.

Boeing Invests in Enhanced Career Opportunities for 100K US Employees

In support of President Donald J. Trump's Pledge to America's Workers, Boeing has pledged to provide enhanced career opportunities for more than 100,000 current and future U.S. employees over the next five years. The company...
How can we evaluate how good the polygraph is, and how much better new tools may be? IARPA will be launching the Credibility Assessment Standardized Evaluation (CASE) Challenge to address this critical question, and is holding a Participant’s Day for the CASE —prize challenge.

IARPA Challenge Proposal Day for Polygraph Eval Improvements

Knowing when someone is telling the truth plays a critical role in law enforcement and national security events, to include criminal investigations, screening new employees before hiring, and interviewing potential sources...