Angelina Deluca and Michael Stevens are seen in undated photos. (Image courtesy of the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children)

US Marshals Task Force Locates Abducted Child

On Thursday, the U.S. Marshals-led Pacific Northwest Violent Offender Task Force for the Western District of Washington, along with the Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office, located a missing 5-year-old child in Lynnwood,...
The Rapid DNA machine being loaded (Image courtesy of DHS S&T)

Rapid DNA Completes DNA Testing in Minutes Instead of Months (Video)

In late November 2017, the Massachusetts Office of Chief Medical Examiner (MAOCME) issued their first official identification of a deceased person based on the accredited use of Rapid DNA in their lab. This represents...
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DHS Grants Provide Funding for Security Projects (Learn More, Video)

Guest Editorial by Emily Sullivan, PSP In Fiscal Year 2017, the Department of Homeland Security offered more than one billion dollars to states and territories to prevent, secure against, respond to, and...
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Shooter Posed as High School Student to Carry Out Deadly Attack (Multi-Video)

  By Russell Contreras, Associated Press via ABC News A 21-year-old gunman who disguised himself as a student to get into a New Mexico high school where he killed two students had caught the...
Michael Madsen, Publisher of American Security Today, Welcomes the 2017 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Award Winners to the 'ASTORS' Awards Luncheon at ISC East in New York City at the Jacob Javits Convention Center

2017 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Award Winners Honored at ISC East

The 2017 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Program Sponsored by ATI Systems, Sharp Electronics, Automatic Systems America and Robotic Assistance Devices! American Security Today’s 2017 'ASTORS' Homeland Awards Presentation Luncheon at ISC East was an overwhelming success, with...

ICE HSI Produces Radio Opioid Awareness PSA (Learn More, Videos)

On Thursday, Dec. 7, a series of radio based public services announcements (PSA) aimed at raising awareness about opioids were launched throughout upstate New York. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland...
On Dec 13, Elaine Duke, Deputy DHS Secretary will deliver remarks about DHS’s contributions to combating terrorism, the prevention of the use of WMD and the creation of the Department’s new Countering Weapons of Mass Destruction (CWMD) Office. Ms. Duke will also participate in a moderated discussion with Jim McDonnell, who will lead the new CWMD Office, and John Walters, Chief Operation Officer of Hudson institute. (Image courtesy of the U.S. Navy)

DHS on Countering WMD Office & Combating CBRNE Threats (Videos)

Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen has announced the establishment of the DHS Countering Weapons of Mass Destruction (CWMD) Office. The CWMD Office will elevate and streamline DHS efforts to prevent...
U.S. Attorney’s Office, Law Enforcement Partners, and Community Leaders Introduce PROJECT EJECT to Combat Violent Crime in City of Jackson

US Attorney: Violent Criminals will be Ejected from Jackson MS

Mike Hurst, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of Mississippi, along with the Jackson Police Department, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives,...
All of the Firearms Pictured Here, Plus Two Sword Canes & More Were Discovered Over the Last Week. See complete lists below.

TSA Finds 86 Firearms in Carryon Bags Last Week (Learn More, Videos)

Transportation Security Administration (TSA) agents discovered 86 firearms over the last week in carry-on bags around the nation. Of the 86 firearms discovered, 73 were loaded and 24 had a round chambered. Travelers bringing firearms to the checkpoint can be arrested...
SceneDoc is public safety’s new standard for data collection. By modernizing with the SceneDoc Platform, agencies operate with higher levels of clarity and control, with fewer moving parts, capturing data and reporting at the point of need.

NZ Police Partner with SceneDoc for eNotes Proof-of-Concept (Videos)

SceneDoc, public safety's trusted data collection platform, announces today a partnership with New Zealand Police to undertake a Proof of Concept (PoC) leveraging their commerical-off-the-shelf (COTS) eNotes application. 'NZ Police are exploring...