Deputy Constable Kareem Atkins, 30, was shot and killed in an "ambush attack" early Saturday morning. Pictured here visiting students at Kiddie Academy, Constable Atkins leaves behind his wife and 2-month-old baby. (Courtesy of Twitter) If you have Have information, please call the HPD Homicide Division at 713-308-3600 or @CrimeStopHOU at 713-222-TIPS.

Houston Hero Down, Two More Deputies Injured in Ambush Attack

October 16, 2021 – In Breaking News – CNN A gunman "came out of nowhere" and fired on constable's deputies who were trying to detain someone else outside a Houston bar early...
Virtual Guarding, gives you peace-of-mind knowing you have constant 24/7 security, at a fraction of the cost. Best of all, you have all eyes on your business with a virtual security team remotely monitoring your property.

Virtual Guarding for Limited Security Resources at Government Agencies

Virtual Security:  Enhancing Physical Security for Government Buildings and Grounds From gate controls to perimeter monitoring, loitering, and object detection, as security risks increase, federal, state, and local government agencies require more...
Courtesy of 2021 'ASTORS' Awards Finalist Mission Secure Inc. (MSi) for Best ICS/SCADA Cyber Security, a leading industrial control system (ICS) cybersecurity company protecting clients in maritime, industrial, autonomous vehicles, smart cities and defense industries from cyber attacks.

Feds Warn of Ongoing Cyber Threats to US Water and Wastewater Systems

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), which was recognized in the 2020 'ASTORS' Awards Program for Excellence in Homeland Security, along with the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Agency (CISA), the Environmental Protection...
FBI offers reward of $50,000 for Michael James Pratt, owner of pornography websites wanted on sex trafficking, and child pornography charges.

FBI Offers $50,000 Reward in Michael James Pratt Case (Multi-Video)

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), which was recognized in the 2020 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards Program, is offering a reward of up to $50,000 for information leading to the arrest...
Louisiana State Police Master Trooper Adam Gaubert was shot and killed in an ambush early Saturday, Oct. 9, 2021. Trooper Gaubert had served with the Louisiana State Police for 19 years, and is is survived by his parents, two sisters,, and two children. (Courtesy of the Louisiana State Police)

Hero Down: Louisiana Trooper Killed in Multi-Parish Crime Spree

October 11, 2021 – In Breaking News – The New York Times A Louisiana man was arrested over the weekend in a series of shootings that left two people dead, including a...

U.S. Navy Upgrading to Next-Gen LRAD with 1.8M Add-On Order

Genasys, a global leader in critical communications systems solutions, recently named a Multiple Award Finalist in the 2021 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards Program, has announced a $1.8 million LRAD systems order...
As the police force of DHS the Federal Protective Service is responsible for protecting Federal Facilities, their occupants, and visitors, ensuring a safe environment in which federal agencies can conduct their business. FPS does this by conducting facility security assessments; responding to calls for service for crimes in progress and other incidents to protect life and property; and detecting, investigating, and mitigating threats posed against over 9,000 federal facilities nationwide.

FPS helps agencies reduce Security Compliance concerns with Key Tool

Federal agencies are responsible for demonstrating their compliance with Interagency Security Committee (ISC) standards for each location they occupy.  Since 2013, the Federal Protective Service (FPS) of the Department of Homeland Security...
The New Short-Range Tactical Quadcopter ION™ M640x, Provides Unmatched Capabilities for Defense and Public Safety Customers

Teledyne FLIR Launches ION M640x Next-Gen Tactical Quadcopter UAS

Teledyne FLIR, a Finalist in the 2021 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards Program, has announced the launch of the New ION™ M640x tactical Unmanned Aerial System (UAS). The American designed, developed and manufactured...
Umit Karabiyik, an assistant professor in computer and information technology, works in Purdue’s Cybersecurity and Forensics Lab. Karabiyik researches forensic intelligence and how investigators can use terabytes of evidence from a myriad of devices. (Courtesy of Purdue University by Rebecca McElhoe)

Device Data can be too Much of a Good Thing for LE Investigations

Take a walk outside and, Purdue University’s Umit Karabiyik says, video-enabled doorbells or street cameras are recording you. He says most people are carrying at least three devices that are each filing...
In addition to your gourmet, plated meal, entree of choice, and signed copy of Bill Bratton’s New Book ‘The Profession’ - your 2021 ‘ASTORS’ Awards Luncheon Registration includes Complimentary attendee access to ISC East, the leading event for the Northeast’s security and public safety community, the inaugural Natural Disaster and Emergency Management (NDEM) Expo, and the ASIS NYC SECURITY CONFERENCE & EXPO on November 17th & 18th at the Jacob Javitz Center in New York City.

Early ‘ASTORS’ Banquet Discount & New Bratton Book for 100 Attendees

American Security Today is offering a Special Early Luncheon Registration Discount through November 1, for the Annual ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Luncheon at ISC East on Wednesday, November 17th, at the Jacob...