Charles Richard Skaggs, Jr., a sexual predator who went under name Rick Skaggs, is an American who claimed to be running a non-profit for Ukrainian orphans, but was ultimately convicted of sexual exploitation of a minor, possession of child pornography, and concealment of evidence, was sentenced to life in prison on January 30, 2020.

Child Predator Jailed for Life & FBI Agent’s Tips to Keep Kids Safe

By the FBI When FBI Indianapolis Special Agent Ryan Barrett was the newest member of the field office’s Child Exploitation and Human Trafficking Task Force, a more seasoned agent wanted to show...
Mask Detection, Social Distance Monitoring, Occupancy Monitoring, and Sanitation Station Monitoring will help organizations get back to business amidst COVID-19

Senstar Unveils ‘Safe Spaces’ Video Analytics Solutions for COVID-19

Senstar, a global provider of Perimeter Intrusion Detection systems (PIDs) and Video Management Solutions, and a Platinum Award Winner in the 2019 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Program, is introducing its new 'Safe...
For the first time in over thirty-nine years, the National Fraternal Order of Police, families and colleagues of the nation's fallen peace officers could not come together in Washington D.C. to honor the memories of our heroes due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Rather, they assembled virtually on 15 May at to honor the 185 law enforcement officers who gave their lives in the line of duty with a special video production  streamed on the FOP social media platforms. (Courtesy of the National FOP)

Senate Honors Fallen Officers & Pass Vital Legislation for Law Enforcement

Patrick Yoes, National President of the Fraternal Order of Police (FOP), expressed the organization’s gratitude to the United States Senate, which unanimously passed S. Res. 577 during National Police Week. The resolution,...
The crisis that our nation and the world is currently facing has resulted in the cancellation of public gatherings in Washington, DC, during National Police Week 2020, but the National Law Enforcement Memorial and Museum wants you to know that National Police Week continues to be the dedicated time on the calendar to honor, remember, and celebrate American Law Enforcement. (Courtesy of National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund (NLEOMF))

Join AST in Honoring National Police Week for Virtual Candlelight Vigil

In 1962, President John F. Kennedy signed a proclamation which designated May 15 as Peace Officers Memorial Day and the week in which that date falls as Police Week. Normally, tens...
Ahmaud Arbery, 25, was shot and killed in broad daylight on February 23 after being chased down a suburban neighborhood street in Brunswick. The McMichaels confronted Arbery with two firearms after they saw him exercising, and Travis fatally shot him, according to the Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI). (Courtesy of Facebook)

GA AG Investigating Ahmaud Arbery Case Handling from Outset (Videos)

May 10, 2020 – In Breaking News – CBS News Georgia Attorney General Chris Carr will examine Ahmaud Arbery's murder investigation, a spokesperson for Carr confirmed to CBS News on Saturday. In a...
Heathrow is to begin temperature screening of passengers, several weeks after the measure was deployed by many other airports around the world. CEO says a global standard for screening is crucial to restoring consumer confidence. (Courtesy of Heathrow/PA)

COVID-19 Detection Trials Landing at Heathrow (Learn More, Multi-Video)

Heathrow CEO, John Holland-Kaye informed the House of Commons Transport Committee that the airport is to trial technologies and processes which could form the basis of a Common International Standard for...
Individuals can embrace the spirit of the Candlelight Vigil by participating in United by Light, where they can pay tribute to a law enforcement officer by lighting a virtual candle in respect, honor, or remembrance. (Courtesy of the NLEOMF)

Fallen Officers to be Honored During Virtual Candlelight Vigil on May 13

As the leading authority on law enforcement line-of-duty deaths, the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund (NLEOMF) recognizes that our officers on the front lines are increasingly vulnerable to contracting the...
Larry Teague, 44 (at left), and Ramonyea Bishop, 23 should be considered ARMED AND DANGEROUS. DO NOT APPROACH. (Courtesy of the Genesee County Prosecutor's Office)

Manhunt for Suspects in Security Guard Murder Over Face Mask

May 4, 2020 – In Breaking News – Detroit Free Press and USA TODAY Calvin Munerlyn, a father of nine, was gunned down after turning a customer away for trying to enter...
The Mark43 CAD/RMS system is designed to meet today’s workflows and adapt as needed. Each user can build their own workspace and optimize their dashboard for their role and responsibility. (Courtesy of Mark43)

Mark43 Enters Int’l Market to Provide Public Safety Technology

Mark43, a leading cloud-based public safety software company, and Winner in the 2019 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards Program, has been down-selected to serve as the new technology partner for the New...

Senstar PIDS and Video Mgmt Solutions Achieve GSA Approval

Senstar, a global provider of Perimeter Intrusion Detection systems (PIDs) and Video Management Solutions, and a Platinum Award Winner in the 2019 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards Program, is pleased to announce...