Violence Against First Responders, New Report by USFA (Multi-Video)

Firefighters and EMS responders are increasingly called upon to meet community demands for service. As a result, they are often expected to respond to incidents where they can be exposed to violence. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1902v5hBCeQ (Polk...
Unmonitored manhole/vault covers pose significant vulnerability access points to sensitive governmental areas & critical infrastructure locations for physical attack, frequently missed in perimeter protection strategies, as evidenced for example, by the Metcalf attack (Image courtesy of Cleveland Electric Labs)

How Manhole Sensors Protect our Critical Infrastructure (Multi-Video)

When dignitaries or high-profile individuals visit cities, municipal crews often weld manholes shut in vulnerable locations to ensure safety, costing tens or even hundreds of thousands of dollars each time they must...

Boston PD Bolsters Efficiency, Service & Next-Gen 9-1-1 Readiness

The Boston Police Department (PD) is deploying the full suite of NICE Inform solutions for quality assurance, multimedia incident reconstruction, and IP telephony and radio recording. NICE, is a 2016 ‘ASTORS’ Platinum Award Winner, and a competitor...

NYPD Looking for Man Who Sucker-Punched Traffic Agent (See Video)

By Express Newswire A man sucker-punched an NYPD traffic agent and knocked him unconscious after being written a ticket earlier in the day Wednesday, police said. Police said the man approached the agent from behind...

10 Things You Might Not Know About TSA (Learn More, 10 Videos Too)

By Bob Burns & Jennifer Lapidow, the TSA There are a lot more than 10 things we could tell you, but we kept the list at 10 for brevity. We don’t want to...

New Report for Emerg Responders on Toxic Risk of Chlorine Releases

A report on test releases of liquefied compressed chlorine was published on Sept. 30 by Utah Valley University (UVU). Known as the “Jack Rabbit Project,” the multi-agency chlorine release experiments were conducted in...

ISIS Propagandist Extradited to US to be Arraigned in Brooklyn (Multi-Video)

An indictment was unsealed today charging Mirsad Kandic, 36, a legal permanent resident of the United States who left the United States in 2013, with one count of conspiring to provide...
Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to contact Detective Sgt. William Fazekas at 219-881-1210 or leave information on a crime tip line at 866-274-6347.

7 Shot During Early Morning Nightclub Attack, 1 in Custody

By Katherine Rosenberg-Douglas, Chicago Tribune Seven people, including three women, were shot in a single incident in Gary early Sunday morning, police said. About 2:30 a.m. officers from the Gary (Indiana) Police Department...
Article highlights a recent study on the implementation of a risk management approach to mitigate firefighter injury risk. (Courtesy of the National Fire Protection Association)

Using a Risk Mngmt Approach to Reduce Firefighter Injuries (More)

Firefighting is an occupation that poses many hazards. In 2016, over 62,000 firefighters were injured while on duty. Thirty-nine percent of those injuries occurred on the fireground.1 Risk management is increasingly seen in many...
A Border Patrol Agent tests suspected narcotics at the Laredo North Border Patrol Station

Border Patrol Agents Seize Over $1M of the Deadly Opioid Fentanyl

On December 9, 2017, Border Patrol agents seized 35.27 pounds of Fentanyl in Laredo, Texas, at the Border Patrol Checkpoint on Interstate Highway 35 encountered a Honda Pilot at the primary...