mental health

How to Enhance Mental Health Emergency Response Efforts

Guest Editorial by Joel Vetter, Chief of Fire Rescue and Emergency Services, Suffolk County, NY Mental health incidents are increasing in the U.S. According to a January 2021 NHIS Early Release Program...
14-year-old Hana St. Juliana, 17-year-old Madisyn Baldwin, and 16-year-old Tate Myre, were killed after a fellow student opened fire at their Michigan high school on Nov. 30th, 2021. A fourth student has also died as a result of injuries, according to the Oakland County Sheriff’s Office. (Courtesy of YouTube.)

Police Seek Motive in Michigan High School Shooting: What We Know

December 1, 2021 – In Breaking News – CNN School bells were replaced by police sirens Tuesday after a shooting at Michigan's Oxford High School left four students dead. Six other students and a teacher...
Waukesha suspect Darrell Brooks (Courtesy of the Waukesha County Sheriff's Department)

Waukesha Parade Suspect Received $1,000 Bail Despite Red-Flag Rating

November 30, 2021 – In Breaking News – Fox News When deputies walked Waukesha suspect Darrell Brooks in front of a Milwaukee judge on Nov. 5 after he allegedly ran over his ex with the same...
Everbridge Digital Operations Platform

Everbridge Critcal Event Mgmt ‘Goes Digital’ with New Operations Platform

Everbridge, a global leader in critical event management (CEM), and New Platinum 'ASTORS' Award Winner for Best Federal Government Security Program in the AST 2021 Homeland Security Awards Program, has launched its new...
Raffie Beroukhim, Senior Vice President, Chief Experience Officer at NEC Corporation of America

NEC I:Delight Wins BIG in the 2021 ‘ASTORS’ Awards Program

NEC Corporation of America is pleased to announce that the NEC I:Delight Identity Platform Software has been recognized with the 2021 Platinum Homeland Security Award for Best Integrated Security Management System,...
William J. Bratton, and Michael Dorrington, Senior Vice President Sales & Marketing representing AMAROK, a New Premier Sponsor in the 2021 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Program being presented with a coveted 2021 'ASTORS' Extraordinary Leadership & Innovation Award at ISC East by AST Editorial Director Tammy Waitt.

2021 ‘ASTORS’ Award Winners & 9/11 Special Guests Honored at ISC East

American Security Today’s Annual ‘ASTORS’ Awards is the preeminent U.S. Homeland Security Awards Program, and now in its Sixth Year, continues to recognize industry leaders of Physical and Border Security, Cybersecurity,...
Big Stone Gap Police Officer Michael Chandler died Saturday night on his 29th birthday from injuries sustained in a shooting while he was performing a welfare check at a vacant home.

Hero Down: Suspect in Fatal Police Officer Shooting in Custody

A Big Stone Gap man is in police custody tonight after an extensive search and investigation by local, state and federal law enforcement following the fatal shooting of a The Town...
top secret information

SIMS Software Named a Premier Sponsor in the 2021 ‘ASTORS’ Awards

By Michael Struttmann, President and CEO of SIMS Software SIMS Software, the leading provider of industrial security information management software to the government and defense industries, and a New 'ASTORS' Award Program...

U.S. Veterans Living with Traumatic Brain Injury Need Our Support

On Veterans Day, AST is joining with New York brain injury law firm, De Caro & Kaplen, LLP, to call for more support for the hundreds of thousands of American Veterans...
Video has surfaced showing fans begging staff to stop the show during Travis Scott's performance at the Astroworld festival. (Courtesy of Twitter and YouTube)

Deadly Crowd Surge at Astroworld Music Festival Kills 8 (Multi-Video)

November 7, 2021 – In Breaking News – CNN Following a crowd surge at a Houston concert that left at least eight people dead and dozens injured, authorities will examine key causes behind the...