The Interagency Security Committee (ISC) was created following the Oklahoma City bombing of the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building to address continuing government-wide security for federal facilities.

FedRMPTP Named a Finalist in 2020 ‘ASTORS’ Awards Program

The Department of Justice (DOJ), Office of Personnel Management (OPM) and the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Federal Risk Management Process Training Program (FedRMPTP), has been selected as a Finalist in...
Anchored on the Blockchain, ShoX is a breakthrough in less-than-lethal ballistic products for law enforcement, military and anti-terrorism operations

Are Electric Bullets the New Face of Law Enforcement Reform?

Welcome to 2020’s detour into dystopia. The protests that began in May in response to George Floyd’s death at the hands of Minneapolis Police Officers at times descended into pandemonium, chaos, rioting...
This Nov. 10, 2020 virtual officer safety and wellness workshop is designed to assist agencies with beginning or enhancing their local initiatives to keep officers safe, mentally and physically healthy, and emotionally resilient. Conference attendance is free. (Courtesy of Julian Wan on Unsplash)

NLEOMF ‘Destination Zero’ Nov. 10th Virtual Officer Safety & Wellness Event

The Destination Zero Officer Safety and Wellness Conference, taking place this year on November 10, 2020, is the preeminent bi-annual gathering of law enforcement officials who are dedicated to improving the...
The Ohio Attorney General's Office said 157 men were arrested on charges of soliciting and other crimes in Franklin, Cuyahoga and Lucas Counties. (Courtesy of YouTube)

US Marshals Recover 45 Missing Kids, 109 Trafficking Survivors Rescued

Forty-five missing children were recovered in Ohio by the U.S. Marshals Service (USMS), which was recognized in the 2019 'ASTORS' Awards Program for Excellence in Public Safety, as part of an...
Security Expert Roderick Jones, Founder of Concentric Advisors offers tips in advance of the election, and recommends employers conduct an internal crisis action plan for the elections to include a communication structure, an indications and warning mechanism, and contingency plans.

What to Do, and What to Expect in Preparation for Post-Election Unrest

With the election just days away, American fears and concerns are quickly rising around election and post-election violence. In fact, a recent poll in one state shows that 9 out of 10 voters are...
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Rave Collaborate Launches to Provide Tactical Incident Collaboration

Rave Mobile Safety (Rave), a Multiple Award Winner in the 2019 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards Program, nominated in three categories in the 2020 'ASTORS' Awards, has launched Rave Collaborate™, a new...
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2 Firefighters Gravely Injured while 100K Evacuate Wildfire in S California

Oct 26, 2020 – In Breaking News – CNN A wildfire that nearly quadrupled in size Monday, prompted tens of thousands of people to evacuate and caused two firefighters to suffer critical...
Rolling Doors and Grilles Provide Trusted Protection Against Theft while Avoiding the Dreaded Broken Window Theory

Building Safety and Security in the Era of COVID-19

Guest OpEd by Adrienne Reitz, Senior Marketing Communications Manager, CornellCookson The effects of COVID-19 are transforming all aspects of life and business. As more and more shops, restaurants, bars and other hospitality and...

The Impact of COVID-19 on Policing

Guest OpEd by Dean C. Alexander and Niyazi Ekici* Worldwide over 28.2 million people have contracted COVID-19 and more than 911,000 persons perished as of September 11, 2020. By the same date...
MobileDetect COVID-19 Smartphone Testing Kits use portable lab technology with Mobile App Result Reporting to provide safe, confident results in minutes, not days, for a wide variety of testing applications.

DetectaChem Aids Safe Return to Campus with Rapid COVID-19 Testing

DetectaChem, a Returning Competitor to the 2020 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards Program, is pleased to announce the company's MobileDetect Bio (MD-Bio) BCC19 COVID-19 tests are being successfully deployed by prestigious colleges and universities...