Homeland security & public safety professionals have expressed concerns of a potential catastrophic UAS event with the possibility of mass casualties, wide-ranging hazmat contamination, and threats to critical infrastructure, nuclear power plants, chemical plants, utilities and airports, among others.

Fire Technology, Drones & the Need for Counter-Technology (Multi-Video)

Guest Editorial by Charles Werner, Public Safety Advisor & Chair, National Council on Public Safety UAS (NCPSU) Over the past year, unmanned aircraft systems (UAS)—aka drones—have demonstrated their value to public safety organizations worldwide...
Zakaryia Abdin was nabbed at airport trying to travel to join ISIS. Abdin told undercover FBI agent: 'Let the brothers know I am coming very soon' (Courtesy of YouTube)

SC Man Nabbed at Airport Trying to Join ISIS Pleads Guilty (Learn More, Video)

Zakaryia Abdin, 19, of Ladson, South Carolina, pleaded guilty on Wednesday to attempting to provide material support to the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS), a designated foreign terrorist organization, before...
Lucas Morten (at left), and Siraj Wahhaj are two of the five arrested. (Courtesy of the Taos County Sheriff's Office)

1 Dead, Suspects Training Children for School Shootings (Learn More, Video)

By Eric Levenson, Scott McLean and Sara Weisfeldt, CNN If the defendants were to "be released from custody, there is a substantial likelihood defendant may commit new crimes due to his planning...
DNA rendering of Jane Doe hopes to shed light on a 1977 Delaware murder. (Courtesy of the New Castle County Police)

Can DNA of Murdered Woman Heat Up 1977 Cold Case? (Multi-Video)

By Adam Duvernay, Delaware News Journal A skull found in a Townsend area drainage ditch 41 years ago has a new face. Cold case detectives with New Castle County Police have a new...
DHS has reported in a new report that more than 600,000 foreign travelers who entered the US legally in 2017, ended up overstaying on those visas.

DHS Outlines Biometric Exit Progress for Overstayers (Learn More, Videos)

In the past five years, the number of international travelers passing through US airports has increased by more than a fifth, to 124.2 million in 2017. Last year alone, US Customs and...
JPSO deputy and DEA TFO Stephen Arnold was shot in New Orleans on Jan 26, 2016 during an the execution of a arrest warrant.

Suspect in DEA Task Force Deputy Shooting Pleads Guilty (Multi-Video)

Jarvis Hardy, age 29, of New Orleans, Louisiana, pleaded guilty earlier this week to multiple charges that led to the shooting of a DEA task force officer. Hardy is charged with the...

US Marshals Operation ‘Summer in the City’ Turns Up Heat On NJ Crime

Federal, state and local agencies united with the U.S. Marshals Service District of New Jersey and the NY/NJ Regional Fugitive Task Force to help reduce gang violence across the state of...
Broward County authorities on Tuesday delayed the scheduled release of video from police interviews with the former student suspected of killing 17 people at a Florida high school in February. Prosecutors have said they plan to seek the death penalty despite his attorney's offer of a guilty plea in exchange for a life sentence. (Courtesy of YouTube)

‘Kill Me’: Parkland Shooter’s Alleged Confession Delayed (Multi-Video)

By Karma Allen, ABC News Nikolas Cruz, the 19-year-old accused of killing 17 students and teachers at a Florida high school, said he felt “worthless” and repeatedly indicated that he wanted to...
The Black Sage counter drone system provides early detection to allow law enforcement to take action even before the drone is airborne, AI classification to reduce false alarms, operator location to assist law enforcement in apprehension, and forensic data to ensure prosecution is all provided by the service. (Courtesy of Black Sage Technologies)

Black Sage Offers Counter Drone Protection for Large Scale Events

As witnessed by the recent failed Venezuala assassination attempt, stadiums and open-air venues are particularly vulnerable to the growing risk posed by the proliferation of consumer drones. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-y_0TFHR0fM (Officials in the South American country...
New Response Operations Program to Provide Unprecedented Emergency Support Customized for Each State

FirstNet Plans Emerg Drop Kits, As a ‘Connected Bubble’ for Public Safety

In an emergency, communication is critical to response efforts. That’s why former public safety officials and first responders on the AT&T* FirstNet team, in collaboration with Sonim, are creating Emergency Drop Kits. These portable kits...