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See New Safety Preparedness Tips to Aid Kids, Families & Communities

PWPORG, a Platinum Award Winner for Excellence in Public Safety & Community Enrichment in the 2021 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards Program, has launched Edition Six of the Parents With Preparedness digital...
Cayce Police Officer Roy Andrew Barr, 28, was killed while responding to a domestic violence call early Sunday morning, one of the most dangerous circumstances for police officers. FBI data show that 8.5% of the officers killed between 2011 and 2020 were responding to domestic violence or disturbance calls. (Courtesy of Cayce Police Department)

Hero Down: SC Police Officer Killed Responding to Most Dangerous Call

April 24, 2022 – In Breaking News – DAILY MAIL A South Carolina cop was shot and killed while responding to a domestic disturbance call early Sunday morning. Roy Andrew 'Drew' Barr, 28,...

FEMA’s New Building Code Strategy to Improve U.S. Safety & Resilience

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) released a new building codes strategy last week, redefining the goals and objectives it will pursue to promote the application, adoption, and enforcement of hazard-resistant...
LTG (Ret) Karen Gibson, the Sergeant at Arms and Doorkeeper at the U.S. Senate (at left), and Deputy Assistant Secretary Annette Redmond for Intelligence Policy and Coordination at the U.S. Department of State (at right), join the Lipstick Mafia founded by, Dr. Kathleen Kiernan, President of NEC National Security Systems for an evening of community building and mentorship connections.

The Importance of Mentorship from GREAT Women in National Security

In its inaugural year, the 2022 Women in National Security (WINS) Media Festival brought together many organizations serving the National Security, Defense, and Intelligence communities, and AST Editorial Director was delighted...
DedroneRapidResponse is the first portable/mobile detection unit that detects, identifies, and locates nearly 300 different drone types, pinpointing the drone, shows if it's carrying a suspicious load, and also pinpoints the location of the pilot.

DedroneRapidResponse 1 of 2 Nominated in 2022 ‘ASTORS’ Awards

Dedrone, a market leader in smart airspace security, and a 2021 Platinum 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Award Winner for Best Airport/Aviation Security Solution, is pleased to announce the company's new portable detection...
To support USMC requirements, NEC National Security Systems (NSS) developed the Expeditionary Identity Intelligence prototype (EI2P) integrating Commercial Off the Shelf (COTS) hardware with its highly awarded NeoFace biometric matching algorithms. (Courtesy of NEC National Security Systems)

USMC Explores Leading Edge Identity Intelligence Technology with NEC NSS

Since the early 2000s, our armed forces have incorporated biometric technologies to gather and maintain intelligence on threat actors in theaters abroad. The advent of the Department of Defense’s Automated Biometric Identification...
Dr. Lina Alathari, Chief, National Threat Assessment Center at U.S. Secret Service.

US Secret Service Analysis Highlights Mass Violence Motived by Misogyny

The National Threat Assessment Center (NTAC), a component of the U.S. Secret Service recently released a new analysis calling attention to the role of misogyny in targeted violence. Hot Yoga Tallahassee: A Case Study...
CBP has had ver 1 million migrant encounters in 2022 fiscal year so far, and according to Fox News, over 62,000 illegal immigrants evaded Border Patrol agents in March, averaging about 2,000 a day. (Courtesy of CBP)

Border Patrol Stopped 23 on Terrorist Database at Southern Border in 2021

April 18, 2022 – In Breaking News – FOX NEWS Border Patrol apprehended at least 23 people coming across the southern border whose names are on the terror watchlist in 2021, according to Customs...
In every emergency there is too much at stake to be delayed at the gate. SOS Silent is saving lives, money and time.

SOS – A Game Changer in Emergency Response to Gated Communities

Guest Editorial by McKay Lundgren, President of Siren Operated Sensors “In an emergency, first responders lose precious time entering gated communities,” explains Brookhaven, GA Police Chief Gary Yandura. “Each development has a different...
Police identified Frank R. James, 62, as a person of interest in the investigation of the shooting. James has previous addresses in both Philadelphia and Wisconsin, officials said. If you see him DO NOT APPROACH. Any information can be directed to @NYPDTips at 800-577-TIPS. (Courtesy of NYPD and Twitter)

Manhunt On for Suspect in Brooklyn Subway Rampage (Multi-Video)

April 12, 2022 – In Breaking News – East Bay Times At least 10 Brooklyn subway riders were shot Tuesday by a man wearing a gas mask and a green construction vest who tossed...