HSI asks parents, guardians, teachers, caregivers – anyone who interacts with a child – to be on the lookout for, and report, suspicious online behavior to the proper authorities, regardless of whether the individual is in a position of public trust, like Branson. Brandon Lane McCullough, 31, a former high school teacher sentenced to 30 years in prison for blackmailing dozens of children over the internet.

High School Teacher Gets 30 Yrs for Sextortion Crimes Against Children

A southern Missouri high school teacher was sentenced in federal court on August 2nd for a sextortion scheme in which 11 identified child victims, and dozens more who have not been...
Did you know that 99% of the world's ladder trucks cannot reach above the 7th floor? Make sure you have plans in case of an emergency so you can get out safe! HRES can help!

High Rise Escape ‘Guardian’ Returns to 2022 ‘ASTORS’ Awards (Videos)

High Rise Escape Systems (HRES), a recognized Winner in the Annual 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards Program for Five Consecutive Years, is pleased to announce the company’s Guardian Self Evacuation & Rescue...
Officers seized 43 firearms, $300,000, four ounces of methamphetamine, one kilogram of cocaine, and two kilograms of fentanyl. According to the DEA, this image shows a potentially lethal amount of fentanyl. As little as 2 milligrams of fentanyl can be fatal. One kilogram of fentanyl has the potential to kill 500,000 people. This image shows a potentially lethal amount of fentanyl. (Courtesy DEA)

21 Members of Multi-State Fentanyl, Meth & Coke Trafficking Ring Arrested

A federal grand jury has returned an indictment charging 21 individuals for their roles in an Indianapolis-based drug trafficking organization with conspiracies to distribute fentanyl, methamphetamine, and cocaine. The indictment was unsealed...
Osiel Cardenas Jr.Courtesy of the Brownsville Police Department

Fmr Mexican Drug Lords Son Admits Moving Assault Weapons into Mexico

Son of a former Mexican drug lord and a former leader of the Gulf Cartel and Los Zetas, Osiel Cardenas Jr., 30, from Brownsville, Texas, pleaded guilty to smuggling assault weapons from the...
Darktrace believes that no organization is invulnerable to this new era of cyber-attacks. Self-learning AI technology protects over 6,800 organizations – from renewable energy suppliers to education and healthcare providers – letting them focus on their respective goals.

Darktrace Nominated to Compete for Double ‘ASTORS’ Awards in 2022

Darktrace, a global leader in cyber security artificial intelligence, is pleased to announce two of the company's Cyber and Industrial Cyber Products have been nominated to compete in the 2022 'ASTORS'...
Maj. Richard Star, USAR, an Iraq and Afghanistan war veteran who spent his final months fighting for servicemember benefits while also fighting stage 4 lung cancer, lost his battle to cancer in February 2021.   Medically retired before reaching 20 years, Star was a vocal advocate for legislation to approve concurrent receipt.   He was a “Chapter 61 retiree,” a servicemember who is forced to medically retire from injury on duty.  These retirees are not authorized for concurrent receipt, which means receiving retirement pay from DoD for their service, while also receiving disability pay from the VA to compensate for injury.

Major Richard Star Act a Priority for Our Nations Warfighters (Multi-Video)

Unfortunately, the Major Richard Star Act has also become a priority issue in our nation's political world. While many lawmakers have already shown support, others have not signaled their support for many...
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SmokeShield™ Fabric Smoke & Fire Competes in 2022 ‘ASTORS’ Awards

CornellCookson, a leading rolling door and grille manufacturer, and 2021 Double ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Award Winner, is pleased to announce its SmokeShield™ Fabric Smoke & Fire System has been Nominated to compete in...
Mobile identity has been an evolving technology in the citizen identity market for five years now. Most of the time and effort has been focused on mobile driver’s licenses, and there are many good reasons for that. However, mobile identity has developed so quickly that other use cases are now starting to emerge. It may surprise you to learn that Argentina is leading the way in deploying mobile identity for its national ID project. (Courtesy of HID Global)

Learn How to Navigate Mobile Driver’s License (mDL) Wallet Options

Guest Editorial by Jean-Baptiste Milan for HID Global  Mobile driver’s licenses (mDLs) are quickly moving from promise to reality in many states across the U.S. According to the Secure Technology Alliance, the pace...
Elwood Police Officer Noah Shahnavaz

Cop Killer Fired 36 AK-47 Rounds at Slain Indiana Officer (Multi-Video)

Aug 2, 2022 – In Breaking News – PoliceOne The Elwood police officer shot to death Sunday never had the opportunity to exit his vehicle following a routine traffic stop. Carl Roy Webb Boards II, 42,...
Freedom. We want it in our personal lives, and we want it in our digital lives – especially when it comes to our data. Today, our data is at a crossroads when it comes to freedom: Who really has control over your data? Where can you share it? How can you manage it confidently and safely? Are you really in control of your data’s destiny? (Courtesy of Virtru)

Secure Email Encryption from Virtru Competes in 2022 ‘ASTORS’ Awards

Virtru, a global leader in data protection, is pleased to announce Secure Email Encryption from Virtru is one of two products Nominated to Compete in the 2022 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards...