As drug abuse among college students rises – most notably involving vaping, marijuana, and prescription drugs – DEA continues to provide the tools necessary to prevent drug misuse before it starts. Prevention with Purpose is DEA’s latest effort to support drug misuse prevention on college campuses and in surrounding communities.

New Guide from DEA on Preventing Drug Use by College Students

The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), which was recognized for ‘Excellence in Public Safety,’ in the 2019 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Program, is pleased to provide institutions of higher education and their surrounding...
‘ASTORS’ Award Winning Aeroturn’s Integrated Modular Turnstile is a modular deployable turnstile system that can be redeployed into a modular turnstile platform.

Aeroturn Wins 2019 ‘ASTORS’ for Pedestrian Entrance Control Solution

Aeroturn’s mission over the past decade has been to educate schools and government facilities throughout the country on how to better secure their premises and improve security measures. When it comes to...
‘ASTORS’ Award Winning PlateSmart, cutting edge AI technology and analytic capabilities detect suspicious vehicle movement behavior, such as repeated parking for an extended prior, or frequently driving around a site without stopping, known as ‘circling behavior,’ for proactive intelligence that can prevent an attack from occurring rather than investigating after an attack has occurred.

Widespread Use of LPR Can Combat Lone Wolf Terrorism in the U.S. (Multi-Video)

By John Chigos, CEO, PlateSmart Technologies License plate recognition (LPR) is one of the most important yet most undervalued tools for combatting terrorism. LPR uses surveillance cameras to read license plates as vehicles...
The Graffiti Bridge over 17th Avenue just before midnight on December 6, 2019 following the events at NAS Pensacola. Painted by a local resident. (Courtesy of Wikipedia.)

NAS Pensacola Shooting an ‘Act of Terrorism,’ says US Attorney General

January 13, 2020 – In Breaking News – The Washington Post Attorney General William P. Barr said Monday that the December shooting that killed three U.S. sailors on a Florida base was...
Matthew Dingley, 28, allegedly beat a flight attendant, tried to enter the cockpit and injured several police in a violent outburst on Thursday.

Passenger Tried to Storm Cockpit, Arrested after Attacking Police

January 12, 2020 – In Breaking News – HUFFPOST New Jersey police arrested a man Thursday who allegedly attacked a flight attendant while attempting to storm the cockpit at the end of...

Bill Bratton Slams NY Bail Reform as ‘a Disgrace’ (Multi-Video, Interview)

January 12, 2020 – In Breaking News – NEW YORK POST Former NYPD Police Commissioner Bill Bratton became the latest critic to slam the new lax bail laws, calling the statewide criminal...
NIBRS provides law enforcement agencies with a more complete picture of crime incidents than ever before, maximizing available crime data by allowing analysts to pull more timely and comprehensive information. NIBRS provides analysis with a standardized view of crime data across their agency and neighboring agencies. With NIBRS at their fingertips, law enforcement officials can more efficiently and effectively apply crime data to better do their jobs.

2018 Crime Data Released as LEOs Transition to Detailed NIBRS System

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), has released details on nearly 6.6 million criminal offenses reported to its National Incident-Based Reporting System (NIBRS) in 2018. In 2018, 7,283 law enforcement agencies, whose...
The FAA published a detailed and long-awaited proposal to create a Remote ID system to track and manage every flight by millions of drones, and stakeholders responded swiftly, logging over 1,000 concerns re privacy and cost within three days of its publication.

FAA Issues Proposed Rule on Remote ID for Drones, Comment Period Open

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has announced a proposed rule that would continue the safe integration of Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS), (also commonly called drones), into...
Iris ID’s Android-based, hand-held iCAM M300 is designed for field use in law enforcement, access control, national ID programs, border control and time and attendance situations.

Iris ID’s iCAM M300 Integrates with Leading Mobile Fingerprint Platform

Iris ID, a leading provider of iris recognition technology, and Platinum Award Winner in the 2016, 2018, and 2019 Annual ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Programs, has integrated its handheld iCAM...
DARPA, the Pentagon's research agency, has launched the new Atmospheric Water Extraction (AWE) program to deliver drinking water to troops in dry, arid environments by extracting it from the air. AWE will strive to develop technology for both the individual soldier, as well as for a company of roughly 150 troops. (Courtesy of the U.S. Marine Corps and Staff Sgt. Daniel Wetzel.)

Drinking Water for Deployed Troops, on Demand and from Air

Providing potable drinking water to deployed troops operating in low resource or contested environments is no simple undertaking. Logistics teams face great risk delivering water and often incur what would otherwise be...