DHS: What is Really Happening in Portland Riots? (Learn More, Videos)

The Bottom Line: The violent situation in Portland for the past 57 straight days continues with violent anarchists rioting on the streets as federal law enforcement officers work diligently and honorably to...
AST July 2020

AST Latest *Fully Interactive* Magazine Now Live (Multi-Video)

AST is pleased to announce the newest Magazine is ready for viewing, and includes the following featured articles: DHS S&T Develops DIY Way to Clean N95 Masks A household appliance, which may be...
Thin Blue Line MC riders Jerry Harbour, a retired U.S. Army Lt. Colonel (from left), Joseph Paglia, a retired Niles City police officer, and Michael White, also retired from the U.S. Army were killed when they were struck in a head-on crash on a Texas highway by a man authorities say was driving drunk when he crossed a divider. (Courtesy of TBLMC)

TX Crash Kills 3 ‘Thin Blue Line’ LEMC Members, 9 Others Injured (Video)

July 19, 2020 – In Breaking News – ABC News Three members of the Thin Blue Line Law Enforcement Motorcycle Club were killed and nine others were critically injured when an alleged...

Iris ID Partners with Securiport for Automated Airport Security Kiosks

Iris ID, a leading provider of iris recognition technology, and a Platinum Winner in the 2019 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Program newly nominated to compete in the 2020 ‘ASTORS’ Program, has entered into an agreement to...
The EAGL system is web based with an open architecture and can easily integrate with most any building security systems, EOCs, RTCC or GSOCs and can be monitored or administered from anywhere in the world.

‘ASTORS’ Champ EAGL Technology & Anixter Partner with Johnson Controls

EAGL Technology, the 2019 'ASTORS' Platinum Award Winner for Best Gunshot Detection Solution, and Anixter are partnering Johnson Controls to help customers better protect their facility occupants and streamline emergency response,...
McAllen officers Edelmiro Garza, 45, and Ismael Chavez, 39, were shot and killed in response to a domestic call, that happened so quickly"our officers did not draw their weapons, did not fire, never stood a chance – never had a chance," according to Police Chief Victor Rodriguez.

Heroes Down: Two TX Police Officers Die in Ambush Shooting (Videos)

July 11, 2020 - In Breaking News - The Monitor Standing down the street where two McAllen police officers were shot and killed, a visibly distraught Police Chief Victor Rodriguez was pained...
Blanks, who served in the military, and works for Allied Universal caught and saved this 3yo child from a burning building. (Courtesy of YouTube)

AUS Security Guard & Former Marine Saves 3yo from Burning Bldg (Video)

An off-duty Allied Universal security guard, Phillip Blanks, caught a three-year-old child who was dropped from a burning apartment in Phoenix last week. As smoke and flames engulfed the apartment, Blanks saw...
The recently updated Forescout Device and Visibility Control Platform offers a unique, agentless approach to network security, enabling government agencies to see all of these devices on their networks.

Forescout Returns to Compete in 3rd ‘ASTORS’ (Learn More, Multi-Videos)

Forescout Technologies, a leader in device visibility and control, and a Platinum Award Winner in the 2019 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Program, is pleased to announce the company's Forescout Device and Visibility...
While I believe that no police officer, chief, or administrator should be forced to kneel (we have to respect the individual’s right to choose), I applaud the chief’s around the country who recognized that we have an obligation to show our support for the people and took a knee in solidarity.

Kneel if You Believe It is the Right Thing to Do

Guest OpEd By Thomas Egan, Security, Investigations and Law Enforcement Professional In 1829, Sir Robert Peel, the father of modern police service, was credited with saying, in effect, ‘the police are the...
Secoriea Turner, 8; Davon McNeal, 11; and Natalia Wallace, 7; where caught in the crossfire of gunfire and killed in a rash of shootings across the nation over the holiday weekend. (Courtesy of YouTube)

July 4th Shootings: Children, Elderly Among Victims of Bloody Weekend

July 6, 2020 – In Breaking News – NEW YORK POST A wave of gun violence swept through the nation over the holiday weekend, leaving dozens dead from coast-to-coast — with children...