As 2020 approaches, CDC remains vigilant to combat urgent threats and health threats at home or abroad to protect the health of the American public from the unexpected. (Courtesy of YouTube and the CDC.)

Nine Health Threats that Made Headlines in 2019: A CDC Review

From an outbreak of mysterious lung-injury deaths to America’s near loss of measles elimination status, the beginning of the end of the U.S. HIV epidemic to the Ebola outbreak in the...
Friday's shooting by a Saudi pilot who was in the United States for navy training left three people dead and eight injured at Naval Air Station Pensacola in FL, coming two days after a sailor shot two civilians dead at Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard in Hawaii before killing himself (Courtesy of YouTube.)

2 Active Shooters Prompt Questions about Military Ban on Firearms

December 6, 2019 – In Breaking News – NBC News Two mass shootings at U.S. military installations in one week, including one in which the perpetrator was a foreign national, have prompted...
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B.L.A.C.K. Developing Tomorrow’s Leaders Today

Management solutions embraced over recent years by organizations, and especially corporate America, have focused on either client centric strategies or business continuity models which improve the “bottom-line”, or in other words...
V-ARMED creates custom 3D VR simulations for large-scale training. Our life-like multiplayer scenarios enhance mission readiness and situational awareness for defense, law enforcement, first-responder and engineering teams.

V-ARMED: Experience Next-Gen Simulation (Learn More, Multi-Video)

WHO IS USING VR? GLOBAL. FEDERAL. LOCAL. At the World Economic Forum’s (WEF) annual meeting in Davos in 2016, participants discussed the growing role for public-private collaborations on how to tackle global...
Outsourcing contract security can be an effective way to address strained budgets and limited manpower resources, without sacrificing quality service.

When Municipalities Outsource Contract Security (Multi-Video)

Guest Editorial by Charles Bohnenberger, Vice President of Government Services at Allied Universal® There was a time when municipalities routinely dismissed the idea of hiring contract security services. Administrators feared that contract security...
Self-described involuntary celibates, or incels, have been tied to a handful of mass shootings in the past few years. Blaming women and society in general, they feel that their sex-less lives are a direct result of social progress.

Violent Actors in the Periphery of the Incel Movement (Multi-Video)

Guest Editorial Dean C. Alexander and Dominic Lesniewski In December 1989, Marc Lépine, 25, shot and murdered 14 women and injured over a dozen others, the majority women, at an engineering school,...
The OpEx assessed first responder technologies that addressed the region’s public safety capability gaps to help ready agencies for the World Games 2021 and unexpected natural disasters. S&T also partnered with industry to provide vendors the opportunity to receive operational feedback about their technology from first responders.

Putting Next-Gen Techs in the Hands of Birmingham First Responders

Imagine a hot, balmy day in August as fans gather for the University of Alabama football game day opener at the packed Legion Field Stadium in Birmingham, Alabama. Two minutes into...
The funds will be used to develop school threat assessment teams and pursue technological solutions to improve reporting of suspicious activity in and around schools, as well as implement or improve school safety measures, such as coordination with law enforcement, the use of metal detectors, locks, lighting and other deterrent measures, and more.

DOJ Awards $85.3M in Grants to Bolster School Security Measures

The Department of Justice (DOJ) has awarded more than $85.3 million to address school security and violence, which includes funding to educate and train students and faculty, plus support first responders...
Red Ribbon week is dedicated to preserving the memory of DEA Special Agent Enrique “Kiki” Camarena – a DEA special agent who was kidnapped, tortured, and murdered in Mexico by drug traffickers.(Courtesy of the DEA)

#GoRedforRedRibbon, DEA Asks of Communities Nationwide (Videos)

The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), is encouraging communities nationwide to Go Red for Red Ribbon – an effort to continue the momentum and promote awareness of the need to prevent drug...
Three soldiers were killed and another three injured while riding in their Bradley Fighting Vehicle during a training accident at Fort Stewart in Georgia on Sunday morning, Army officials announced. (Courtesy of the U.S. Army)

Heroes Down: 3 US Soldiers Killed in Bradley Fighting Vehicle Accident

October 20, 2019 – In Breaking News – NPR An early morning training exercise gone wrong resulted in the deaths of three U.S. Army soldiers and injured three more at Fort Stewart,...