Automatic Systems America, is a Platinum Award Winner in their Third Consecutive ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Competition, and a Proud Sponsor of the 2018 'ASTORS' Awards Presentation Luncheon.

How to Design Effective Pedestrian Entrance Control Systems

Automatic Systems has put together this comprehensive guide, suitable for beginners and experts alike, which addresses the critical issues for selection and design of pedestrian entrance control systems. By Mike McGovern, Regional Sales...

Off-Duty Officer’s Suspected Killer Once a CPD Applicant

March 24, 2019 – In Breaking News – Chicago Tribune The gunman who authorities believe shot and killed an off-duty Chicago police officer and wounded his friend once applied to be a...
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...
Immigrants living in the US with serious criminal records can be held without bail while awaiting deportation even if ICE didn’t immediately pick them up when they were released from prison or jail, the Supreme Court ruled Tuesday in a 5-4 decision marked another rejection

Court Upholds ICE Detention Without Bail for Serious Criminals

March 19, 2019 – In Breaking News – The Washington Times Immigrants living in the U.S. with serious criminal records can be held without bail while awaiting deportation even if ICE didn’t...
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ASC Sounds Alarm of Relying Exclusively on Mobile Device Alerts

American Signal Corporation (ASC), a Milwaukee-based company that develops a variety of sirens and emergency alert systems, and Two-Time Winner in the 2018 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards Program, is sounding the alarm...
Smiths Detection delivers cost-effective and efficient solutions for security professionals and first responders across the globe facing evolving threats in environments ranging transportation networks to government buildings, from schools to public spaces, by constantly investing in new technologies and solutions.

Think You Know Smiths Detection? Find Out More Here (Multi-Video)

Every minute of every day, detection and screening technology manufactured by Smiths Detection helps to protect people and infrastructure, making the world a safer place. Smiths Detection is a global authority on...
Raven's Challenge is a series of interoperability exercises that are designed to give Military Explosive Ordnance Disposal technicians and Public Safety Bomb technicians the opportunity to merge their resources and perform Counter-IED operations together in a realistic environment.

EOD Save the Date: ATF 2019 Raven’s Challenge Interoperability Exercise

The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) National Center for Explosives Training and Research (NCETR), in collaboration with the U.S. Army Headquarters, Department of the Army (HQDA) G-38 –...
A slump in the number of special agent applicants—from a peak of 68,500 in 2009 to 11,500 in the year that ended in September—has forced the nation’s top law enforcement agency to overhaul its recruitment, increase its outreach, target women and minorities and relax some eligibility requirements, interviews and data show.

FBI’s Most Wanted: Seeks More Applicants for Special Agents

In Breaking News – The Wall Street Journal Few law enforcement jobs are more coveted than the FBI’s special agent positions, but the tightest labor market in decades is forcing the bureau...
This is the Jet Ski used during the smuggling attempt, alongside a Border Patrol SAFE Boat. (Courtesy of CBP)

Failed Smuggling Attempt Evolves into Border Patrol Rescue

U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to Buffalo Station observed three subjects, on what appeared to be a stranded jet ski, stuck in the ice near the southern portion of Beaver Island State...
The boss of the Gambino crime family was gunned down in front of his Staten Island home Wednesday night. Frank Cali, 53, was the nephew-in-law of John Gambino and the great-nephew of Bonanno mobsters Vito Bonventre and Giovanni Bonventre. (Courtesy of YouTube)

Gambino Crime Boss Frank Cali Shot Dead Outside Staten Island Home

March 13, 2019 - In Breaking News – Heavy Frank Cali, the reputed boss of the Gambino mafia crime family, has been shot and killed on Staten Island on the evening of March...