The drug lord Joaquin Guzman, a leader in the Sinaloa cartel was found guilty on all charges last week, including drug traffick-ing & conspiracy to murder, and faces life in a US prison. But how did law enforcement’s evidence stack up against him, and how were prosecutors able to manage this complicated case? (Courtesy of ABC News and YouTube)

DEA: The “El Chapo” Conviction, How Did they Get There? (Multi-Video)

Joaquin Guzman Loera, (also known as 'El Chapo' and 'El Rapido,' was convicted last week by a federal jury in Brooklyn, NY of being a principal operator of a continuing criminal...
More than 4,000 of Endeavor’s combat-proven PackBot® have been used by troops to disable roadside bombs, clear IEDs and perform other dangerous missions on battlefields around the world.

FLIR Systems to Acquire Endeavor Robotics (Learn More, Multi-Video)

FLIR Systems, a 2018 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Winner recognized in three consecutive ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Programs to date, has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Endeavor Robotic Holdings for $385 million...
(Courtesy of US Army by Sgt. Brandon Banzhaf)

DHS on Homeland Security Funding & National Emergency Declaration

“The legislation passed by both chambers of Congress and signed today by the President gives the Department of Homeland Security critical funding to protect the homeland, including some resources to secure...
Gary Martin (Courtesy of Twitter, YouTube and Facebook)

5 Dead in Aurora, 5 Officers Wounded, Gunman had at Least 6 Prior Arrests

February 16, 2019 – In Breaking News – The Boston Globe - Associated Press The man who killed five co-workers and wounded another and five police officers at a suburban Chicago manufacturing...
Given the administration’s prioritization of terrorism prevention, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) conducted a comprehensive review of its terrorism prevention programs, both internally and with the assistance of an external review by the RAND Corporation. (Courtesy of Twitter and the Federal Ministry of the Interior, Building and Community)

Terrorism Prevention Programs Need to be Stronger to be Effective (Video)

National capabilities for terrorism prevention, meaning options other than traditional law-enforcement action to respond to the risk of individual radicalization to violence, are relatively limited, with most relying on local or...
William "Bill" Bratton, former police commissioner of the New York Police Department (NYPD), the Boston Police Department (BPD) and former chief of the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD), will speak at the 2019 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards Luncheon at ISC East 2019, on Wednesday, November 20th, at the Jacob Javits Convention Center (Courtesy of Teneo Risk)

Commissioner Bill Bratton to Speak at AST’s 2019 ‘ASTORS’ Awards Luncheon at ISC East...

American Security Today is pleased to announce that Bill Bratton, former police commissioner of the New York Police Department (NYPD), the Boston Police Department (BPD) and former chief of the Los...
PureTech Systems with partner Benchmark Electronics, delivers complete mobile surveillance with the mission to track and identify Items of Interest (IOI) along the U.S. southwest border and other remote surveillance scenarios where rapid mobile deployment is needed.

PureTech Command and Control Supports Border Patrol in San Diego

PureTech Systems, a Platinum Award Winner in the 2018 'ASTORS' Awards Program for Best Mobile Surveillance ISR, has met a delivery milestone for the next phase of the Border Patrol’s Mobile Video Surveillance Systems (MVSS) program. The...
Canon's New Edition of Award-Winning imageRUNNER ADVANCE Platform Focuses on Security Features and Workflow Efficiency

Stomp Out Security Threats with Canon’s Latest Enterprise Solutions

With organizations honing in on IT security and compliance efforts with data privacy regulations, Canon U.S.A., a Double Award Winner in the Annual ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Program for two consecutive years, has debuted...
In addition to calculators and computers they carry guns, trained first and foremost as law enforcement officers. Their job? To help catch the “big ones”.

Creating the Tax and Revenue Criminal Investigators of the Future

Guest Editorial By Deborah Pianko, Principal, Government Fraud and Security Intelligence Solutions, SAS “I’m crazy enough to take on Batman, but the IRS? Nooo, thank you.” Joker, The New Batman Adventures They live...
Rigoberto Calderon-Villeda (Courtesy of ICE)

Honduran National Wanted for Homicide Removed from US by ICE (Learn More)

Rigoberto Calderon-Villeda, 26, a Honduran national, wanted in his native country for homicide, was removed on Thursday, by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO), and transferred...