SHOULD BE CONSIDERED ARMED AND DANGEROUS Individuals with information about this individual may call their local FBI office. Tips may also be submitted online at tips.fbi.gov. If the subject is spotted in the community, the public is urged to call 911 and not approach the individual.

$20K Reward for Info Leading to Arrest, Conviction of Khaki Bandit

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is offering a reward of up to $20,000 for information that will lead to the arrest and conviction of an armed and dangerous individual who...
Angelina Deluca and Michael Stevens are seen in undated photos. (Image courtesy of the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children)

US Marshals Task Force Locates Abducted Child

On Thursday, the U.S. Marshals-led Pacific Northwest Violent Offender Task Force for the Western District of Washington, along with the Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office, located a missing 5-year-old child in Lynnwood,...
The Rapid DNA machine being loaded (Image courtesy of DHS S&T)

Rapid DNA Completes DNA Testing in Minutes Instead of Months (Video)

In late November 2017, the Massachusetts Office of Chief Medical Examiner (MAOCME) issued their first official identification of a deceased person based on the accredited use of Rapid DNA in their lab. This represents...
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DHS Grants Provide Funding for Security Projects (Learn More, Video)

Guest Editorial by Emily Sullivan, PSP In Fiscal Year 2017, the Department of Homeland Security offered more than one billion dollars to states and territories to prevent, secure against, respond to, and...
The existing guidance system will be replaced by a four-tiered advisory system, as a result of a year-long review process

US State Department Unveils New 4-Tiered Travel Advisory System

By Laura Koran, CNN The State Department unveiled Friday a new system for communicating security risks associated with foreign travel in an effort to reduce confusion and protect US citizens abroad. "The Department...
Michael Madsen, Publisher of American Security Today, Welcomes the 2017 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Award Winners to the 'ASTORS' Awards Luncheon at ISC East in New York City at the Jacob Javits Convention Center

2017 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Award Winners Honored at ISC East

The 2017 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Program Sponsored by ATI Systems, Sharp Electronics, Automatic Systems America and Robotic Assistance Devices! American Security Today’s 2017 'ASTORS' Homeland Awards Presentation Luncheon at ISC East was an overwhelming success, with...

ICE HSI Produces Radio Opioid Awareness PSA (Learn More, Videos)

On Thursday, Dec. 7, a series of radio based public services announcements (PSA) aimed at raising awareness about opioids were launched throughout upstate New York. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland...
On Nov 13, a US Coast Guard cutter intercepted the vessel, arrested the crew, and recovered over 3,800 pounds of cocaine. All three suspects will face US charges. (Image courtesy of CBP)

CBP Pursues Smugglers in Self-Propelled Semi-Submersible Vessel

A U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Air and Marine Operations (AMO) crew, in coordination with interagency partners, pursued a self-propelled semi-submersible vessel engaged in cocaine smuggling. The AMO crew aboard a P-3...
On Dec 13, Elaine Duke, Deputy DHS Secretary will deliver remarks about DHS’s contributions to combating terrorism, the prevention of the use of WMD and the creation of the Department’s new Countering Weapons of Mass Destruction (CWMD) Office. Ms. Duke will also participate in a moderated discussion with Jim McDonnell, who will lead the new CWMD Office, and John Walters, Chief Operation Officer of Hudson institute. (Image courtesy of the U.S. Navy)

DHS on Countering WMD Office & Combating CBRNE Threats (Videos)

Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen has announced the establishment of the DHS Countering Weapons of Mass Destruction (CWMD) Office. The CWMD Office will elevate and streamline DHS efforts to prevent...
U.S. Attorney’s Office, Law Enforcement Partners, and Community Leaders Introduce PROJECT EJECT to Combat Violent Crime in City of Jackson

US Attorney: Violent Criminals will be Ejected from Jackson MS

Mike Hurst, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of Mississippi, along with the Jackson Police Department, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives,...