Facial recognition software quickly compares one face with a lot of other faces to see if there is a potential match. That’s it. Cops do the same thing every day in a manual way, by knocking on doors with a photo, or having crime victims look through hundreds of mugshot photos; facial recognition just automates the process.

The Truth about Law Enforcement’s Use of Facial Recognition Technology

By Roger Rodriguez, Director of Business Development at Vigilant Solutions, a 2017 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Award Winner We all know that technology and automation make us more efficient in our lives and our jobs –...
Crenshanda Williams, 44, was sentenced to 10 days in jail and 18 months probation after a jury found her guilty of hanging up on Texas residents attempting to call 911. (Courtesy of the Houston Police Department)

911 Operator who Hung Up on Emergency Calls Sentenced to Jail

By Nicole Darrah, Fox News A former 911 operator who hung up the phone "thousands" of times on people attempting to call in emergencies in Harris County, Texas has been sentenced to...
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Three Kansas Men Convicted of Bomb Plot (Learn More, Multi-Video)

Three men from the southwest Kansas area were convicted on Wednesday on charges of conspiring to detonate a bomb at an apartment complex in Garden City where Muslim immigrants lived. The conviction...
With RiskSense you're finally able to take full advantage of the data you're collecting with your existing security and IT tools and pinpoint to those cyber risks that have the biggest impact on your organization. You're finally able to minimize cyber risks, while increasing your situational awareness, i.e., "Senses".

RiskSense Competes in 2018 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards

RiskSense, a pioneer and market leader in pro-active cyber risk management is pleased to announce the RiskSense Platform has been nominated to compete in the 2018 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards Program....
Harris County Deputy Constable Christopher Gaines was flown to a local hospital after being wounded during a shootout Tuesday morning. (Courtesy of Harris County Precinct 4 Constable's Office)

Man Shot 22 Times After Shooting Texas Deputy with Shotgun

By Samantha Ketterer, THE HOUSTON CHRONICLE and Officer .com A deputy constable and a man were wounded Tuesday morning in a shootout in Atascocita, according to the Harris County Constable Precinct 4. Constable Mark...
The new patent pending technology is designed to simplify a task done by investigators every day, canvassing for surveillance cameras. In today’s growing times, with the use of surveillance cameras increasing every day, the need for a system that automatically builds a database of these cameras for you is essential.

Camera Canvass Tracker Competes in 2018 ‘ASTORS’ Security Awards

Probable Cause Solutions, the Platinum Award Winner in the 2017 'ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Program  for Best Surveillance Video Tracking Software, is pleased to announce their Camera Canvass Tracker has been nominated to...
Jarratt A. Turner, 36, of Nashville, who was also known to dress as Spiderman and wash windows at a local children’s hospital, has been sentenced to 105 years in prison for the production of and transportation of child pornography.

Child Predator Sentenced to 105 yrs Following ICE HSI Investigation

A Nashville man who filmed himself sexually exploiting an infant girl and a toddler boy on multiple occasions was sentenced to 105 years in federal prison on Monday for multiple counts...
Lois Ann Riess is a suspect in the death of a Florida woman who was found dead April 9 in a condo in Fort Myers Beach, Fla. The Lee County (Fla.) Sheriff's Office said Pamela Hutchinson, 59, was killed by Riess who was on the run after killing her husband in Blooming Prairie, Minn., in March.

Manhunt for Grandma: Killed Husband & Doppelganger to Steal ID (Videos)

By Melissa Montoya and Michael Braun, The News-Press and USA TODAY A nationwide search for a Minnesota woman is ongoing as she is wanted in connection with the death of her husband and then of a...
7 inmates are dead and 17 injured after hours of rioting at South Carolina’s Lee Correctional Facility, ‘Was all about territory’ officials say

7 Dead in SC Prison Riot, All About Cellphones & Territory (Multi-Video)

By Meg Kinnard, The Associated Press and ABC News Inmates armed with homemade knives fought each other for about seven hours over territory and money, leaving seven of them dead in the...
With state-of-the-art indoor and outdoor location technology, streaming video calling, and call prioritization, Carbyne is set to be 9-1-1's most important upgrade in more than 40 years.

Carbyne Competes in 2018 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Program

Carbyne, the Platinum Award Winner in the 2017 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards Program for Best Emergency Response for Fed/State/Local Government, is pleased to announce c-All has been nominated to compete in the 2018...