An effective Threat Vulnerability Risk Assessment (TVRA) is the first step in developing a valuable school security program, identifying the security risks a particular school faces and ensures that a physical security program is designed to combat those risks, providing a roadmap that can be used to refine or develop a properly integrated safety and security program. 

True Security Design Takes Home the Gold in 2018 ‘ASTORS’ Awards

True Security Design, LLC, a leading school security consulting and training firm headquartered in Bay Shore, NY, was recently recognized as the 2018 Gold Award Winner of the Annual ‘ASTORS’ Homeland...
From the opioid overdose epidemic to foodborne disease outbreaks and antimicrobial resistance to the Ebola virus outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), CDC worked around the clock – and around the globe – to protect Americans from health threats in 2018.

2018 Top Health Threats: Opioids, Outbreaks, AFM & More (Multi-Video)

U.S. overdose death rates linked to synthetic opioids, likely from illicitly manufactured fentanyl (IMF), increased more than 45 percent from 2016 to 2017 while death rates from heroin and prescription opioids...
One such floppy-eared TSA canine is an 80lb lab named Howard, named for George Howard, a Port Authority of New York & New Jersey Police Officer and volunteer firefighter, was among the first responders who died trying to rescue people when the World Trade Center collapsed on Sept. 11, 2001. He was 45.

TSA Bringing in Cuter, Floppy-Ear Airport Dog Force (Multi-Video)

December 24, 2018 – In Breaking News – Washington Examiner The Transportation Security Administration is in the process of swapping out pointy-ear dogs for floppy-ear ones in an effort to put more...

Justice Served Through Biometrics (Learn More, Multi-Video)

Guest OpEd by James Stickland, CEO of Veridium Law enforcement professionals have always sought innovative ways to combat crime more efficiently and effectively. In recent years, cheaper, smaller, more portable and readily...

NYPD Outlines Security Measures for New Year’s Eve (Multi-Video)

Hundreds of Thousands Expected to Safely Gather in Times Square to Ring in 2019 The New York Police Department has announced security measures for the annual New Year's Eve celebration in Times...
Newman Police Officer Ronil Singh, 33, with his family 5 hours before he was killed in the line of duty. (Courtesy of YouTube and Twitter)

Illegal Immigrant Arrested in Fatal Shooting of CA Police Officer (Videos)

December 29, 2018 – In Breaking News – The Washington Post The arrest Friday of a man in the shooting death of a California police officer has renewed criticism of sanctuary laws,...
Laith Waleed Alebbini, 28, intended to step off the plane once in Istanbul, forego the flight to Amman, and instead make his way from Turkey into Syria in order to join ISIS there.

Ohio Man Convicted of Terrorism Offenses & Trying to Join ISIS (Video)

A federal judge has convicted Laith Waleed Alebbini, 28, a Jordanian national residing in Dayton of attempting and conspiring to join ISIS, a designated foreign terrorist organization. U.S. District Judge Walter H....
Linda Haelsen, NICE Marketing Communications Manager accepting the NICE 2018 ‘ASTORS’ Award at ISC East in New York City

NICE Inform & Investigation Honored for Incident Recording & Analytics Solutions (Multi-Video)

NICE Public Safety has been recognized with two 'ASTORS' Awards for Best Investigation and Best 911 Incident Recording and Analytics Solutions for the NICE Inform and NICE Investigate Platforms. 2018 marks the third consecutive year...

CPD Officers Killed Investigating Shooting, Didn’t Hear Train (Videos)

December 19, 2018 – In Breaking News – CBS Chicago Body camera footage from one of two Chicago police officers killed by a train is revealing new details about what the officers...

NIST Shows 20x Advance in Face Recognition Software’s Capabilities

Facial recognition software got 20 times better at searching a database to find a matching photograph, between 2014 and 2018, according to the National Institute of Standards and Technology’s (NIST) evaluation of...