Video has surfaced showing fans begging staff to stop the show during Travis Scott's performance at the Astroworld festival. (Courtesy of Twitter and YouTube)

Deadly Crowd Surge at Astroworld Music Festival Kills 8 (Multi-Video)

November 7, 2021 – In Breaking News – CNN Following a crowd surge at a Houston concert that left at least eight people dead and dozens injured, authorities will examine key causes behind the...
Retailers are helping police departments streamline investigations through a unique digital transformation initiative which speeds sharing of CCTV footage.

Retailers Aid Law Enforce thru Digital Transformation & Rapid Data Sharing

Guest Editorial by Rod Guy, VP of Strategy, NICE Public Safety A recent NRF (National Retail Federation) Study reveals that in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, retailers have experienced growing concerns...
Verizon Frontline recently unveiled a first-of-its-kind, Tactical Humanitarian Operations Response (THOR) vehicle showcasing next-generation emergency response technology for New York City first responders during a demonstration at the city’s Office of Emergency Management on National First Responders Day, Thursday, Oct. 28, 2021, in New York. (Courtesy of Verizon Frontline)

Verizon Frontline Holds NYC Tech Showcase on First Responders Day

Verizon Frontline showcased next-generation emergency response technology for New York City first responders during a demonstration at the city’s Office of Emergency Management, which was Recognized in the 2020 'ASTORS' Homeland Security...
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How Artificial Intelligence Is Shaping Security

Guest OpEd by George J. Newton   As technology advances, we see security changing along with it. Artificial intelligence (AI), is becoming more widespread, meaning that more industries can take advantage of...
From real-time alerts to long-term trends, the insights that can be gleaned from video analytics are invaluable to law enforcement agencies and a crucial tool for speeding the investigation process, saving valuable time and resources.

Video Content Analytics: A Force Multiplier to Accelerate Investigations

Guest Editorial by Stephanie Weagle, CMO at BriefCam Video surveillance has long been a necessary tool for law enforcement to keep communities safe and reduce crime. Yet sifting through hundreds of hours...
The Center for Homeland Defense and Security (CHDS) at the Naval Postgraduate School transforms how leaders look at the world, look at their jobs, and do their jobs.

NPS Center for Homeland Defense & Security Honored in 2021 ‘ASTORS’

The Center for Homeland Defense and Security (CHDS), located at the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, California, is pleased to announce they have been selected as a Finalist in the 2021...
No borough or neighborhood was spared, with the shuttered companies ranging from Engine Co. 55 in lower Manhattan, to Engine Co. 234 in Crown Heights, to Engine Co. 231 in Brownsville. Others included Ladder Co. 128 in Long Island City and Engine Co. 158 and Ladder Co. 78 on Staten Island, according to information provided by Malliotakis and Councilman Joe Borelli (R-SI), who cited the Uniformed Firefighters Association. Borelli said the list of 26 came from a FDNY alert dispatched to members. (Courtesy of YouTube)

26 FDNY Firehouses Out-of-Service over Vaccine Mandate Staff Shortage

October 30, 2021 – In Breaking News – NEW YORK POST The FDNY shuttered 26 fire companies citywide on Saturday due to staff shortages caused by the COVID-19 vaccination mandate, according to...
19-year-old Jose Guadalupe Reazola was allegedly killed by multiple gunshots wounds because he was ‘not following proper gang attire, snitching and not being picked up.’  The teens body was found in the Montana Vista desert on April 4, 2018. (Courtesy of YouTube)

CBP Officers Capture Man Wanted for 2018 Homicide of Teenager

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Officers working at the El Paso Port of Entry arrested a man being sought for the killing of a Horizon City teenager whose body was...
2021 'ASTORS' Award Finalist CIS Mobile, Partners with Multiple Tech Providers to Secure Mobile Devices In, Around Federal Facilities.

CIS Mobile Opens Mobile Integration Center in Northern Virginia HQ

CIS Mobile, a leading mobile security platform provider, and a New Finalist in the 2021 'ASTORS' Awards Program, has announced the launch of the CIS Mobile Integration Center (CMIC), a facility...
Swiftlane all-in-one face recognition access control solution provides high security, privacy, and convenience.

Facial Recognition: A Safer Access Control Solution

COVID-19 has complicated the management of both residential and commercial spaces. Building managers and landlords are forced back to the drawing board to devise new plans that will ensure occupants, employees,...