On April 12, 2017 Ryan Keith Taylor allegedly made and set off a chemical weapon in the Kisatchie National Forest, releasing chlorine gas which injured several investigators and started a fire.

Soldier Gets Prison for Manufacturing, Using a Chemical Weapon

Ryan Keith Taylor, 24, a soldier at Fort Polk, has been sentenced to 135 months in prison, to be followed by five years of supervised release, for manufacturing, possessing and detonating...

Mapping Apps are Endangering Special Operators, Anger US Troops

By Susan Crabtree, the Washington Free Beacon U.S. special operators and other troops have been using advanced war-fighting applications for hand-held devices that contain software weaknesses that render them vulnerable to hacking...

17 Indicted for Human Trafficking, Exploiting Hundreds of Thai Women for Comm Sex in...

An indictment unsealed late yesterday in St. Paul, Minnesota, charges 17 members of an international sex trafficking organization with transporting hundreds of women from Thailand and profiting from advertising them for...
The Maryland PSN Program is a joint effort by federal, state and local law enforcement agencies, the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Maryland, and local prosecutors to identify, investigate and prosecute the individuals or organizations driving violent crime.

Project Safe Neighborhood Honored for Fed Violent Crime Cases (Videos)

Project Safe Neighborhoods, a nationwide initiative that brings together federal, state, local and tribal law enforcement officials, prosecutors, and community leaders to identify the most pressing violent crime problems in a community...

Ret Gen. Cartwright Pleads Guilty to Felony in Leak Investigation (Video)

Retired General James E. Cartwright, 67, of Gainesville, Virginia, pleaded guilty to making false statements in connection with the unauthorized disclosure of classified information. The guilty plea was entered in the...
By providing highly intelligible voice communications and attention-commanding alert tones to ensure warnings are heard and understood, Genasys (now LRAD) is fundamentally changing the way law enforcement agencies conduct everyday duties and elevated risk operations.

See 2018 ‘ASTORS’ Award-Winning LRAD at the SHOT Show (Multi-Video)

Hot on the heels of LRAD taking Double Award Honors in the 2018 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards Program, and receiving a December $1.1 million follow-on acoustic hailing device (AHD) order from...

RSA Netwitness Suite in AST Homeland Security Awards

Most log-centric SIEMs struggle to provide the scale, detective, investigative and analytic capability to deliver against the security needs of today. They can’t spot today’s attacks, and are too slow in...
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...

CBP Air and Marine Operations Releases Vision 2025 (Video)

The U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), Air and Marine Operations (AMO), reached a major milestone by releasing its Vision 2025. This publication officially documents—for the first time—AMO’s unique role in securing...
Robots are often used as the first line of defense in response to a bomb threat; learning how to use such an advanced tool is a primary training component at the FBI’s Hazardous Devices School, at Redstone Arsenal in Huntsville, Alabama, the only facility in the country that trains and certifies the nation’s public safety bomb technicians. (Courtesy of the FBI)

Where the Nation’s Bomb Techs Learn the Tools of the Trade (Multi-Video)

By the FBI The bomb threat at an Alabama strip mall was met by a robust response—bomb technicians from around the country armed with X-ray gear, robot technology, and the latest intelligence...