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ShotSpotter Springboards into AI-Driven Analysis & Predictive Policing

ShotSpotter, a leader in gunshot detection solutions, and a competitor in the 2018 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Program is moving into the AI-driven analysis and predictive policing sectors with the company's acquisition of the HunchLab...
Chicago Officer Samuel Jimenez (Courtesy of CPD and Twitter)

Young Cop, Doctor, RX Resident Dead in Chicago Hospital Shooting (Videos)

November 20, 2018 - In Breaking News - Chicago Tribune A Chicago police officer and two other people were killed in an attack at a South Side hospital Monday afternoon that sent...
Milestone XProtect Corporate VMS is an open platform, IP-networked solution that works with industry standard components and designed for large-scale and high security installations, it was the perfect fit for the city of Hartford. With it’s multi-site set-up features, integrated video wall and failover recording, the Milestone open platform ensures that Hartford’s security solutions are not locked into a single vendor and provides ongoing expansion options.

Milestone Helps Hartford Crime Center Optimize Safety (Multi-Video)

Milestone Systems, the Gold Award Winner in the 2018 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards Program for Best IP Video Surveillance Solution, spearheaded an ambitious undertaking by the City of Hartford, by providing...
On Dec. 7, 1973, prison officials took convicted child murderer, Lester Eubanks, how was serving a life sentence to a shopping center in Columbus, Ohio, and allowed him to shop unescorted as a reward for good behavior. He has been eluding authorities ever since. (Courtesy of the USMS)

Child Killer 40yrs on Run Added to US Marshals 15 Most Wanted (Videos)

More than 40 years ago, one of the most notorious prisoner escapes in Ohio history occurred when a convicted child murderer, serving a life sentence, just walked away from  justice.  On Dec. 7,...
NYPD Det. Brian Simonsen, 42, was fatally shot last Tuesday night, and another officer was wounded as they were responding to an armed robbery in Queens, police officials said. Simonsen is survived by his wife and mother. His organs were donated after his death. (Courtesy of YouTube)

NYPD Mourns Hero Killed by Friendly Fire During Robbery (Multi-Video)

February 19, 2019 – In Breaking News – NBC New York The final farewell to NYPD Det. Brian Simonsen started Monday with a wake at a Long Island church, where police officers...

21yo Student’s Murder Prompts Uber & Lyft Rider Safety Tips (Multi-Video)

April 1, 2019 – In Breaking News – CBS News The death of University of South Carolina student Samantha Josephson is a worst nightmare for any ride-share customer. Police say the 21-year-old student was...
Set up anytime/anywhere with our most popular and exceptionally equipped mobile UVIS. Although fully equipped with an array of cameras, sensors, integrated LED lighting, and Automatic License Plate Recognition (LPR), the VI110 can be set up by one operator in less than three minutes. Integrated LEDs and LPR cameras eliminate extra setup time for external equipment. The LPR system accesses the VI110’s historical database and loads a comparative image, if available, from the vehicle’s most recent visit for analysis.

Advanced Detection Goes for Hat Trick in 2019 ‘ASTORS’ Awards

Advanced Detection Technology, a leader in Under Vehicle Inspection Solutions (UVIS) recognized in the 2018 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Program, and a recognized ‘ASTORS’ Winner for Two Consecutive Years in American Security Today’s prestigious Annual...
Eugene Palmer is wanted for allegedly shooting and killing 39-year-old Tammy Palmer in Stony Point on September 24, 2012. Police said he waited until she put her two children on the school bus before shooting her three times with a shotgun as she walked up the driveway. (Courtesy of the FBI)

NY Suspect of Murdering Son’s Wife Added to FBI’s Ten Most Wanted

The FBI Westchester County Safe Streets Task Force , along with the Rockland County District Attorney’s Office and Haverstraw Police Department, have announced that Eugene Palmer, 80, has been added to...
The Bureau of Justice Assistance is seeking nominations for the Medal of Valor now through Wednesday, July 31, 2019, and AST is accepting Nominations  for the 2019 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Program, which will be honored on November 20, 2019 at ISC East, held at the Jacob Javits Center in NYC.

Calling Public Safety Officer Medal of Valor & ‘ASTORS’ Govt Award Entries

Every day, public safety officers risk their lives to protect America’s citizens and communities. To honor that commitment, Congress passed The Public Safety Officer Medal of Valor Act of 2001, which created the...
The MTA Flushing Line has now been running exclusively on the Thales SelTracTM Communications Based Train Control (CBTC) signaling system for over five months and service has steadily improved month-over-month since implementation. (Courtesy of the MTA and Wikipedia)

400K NYC MTA Daily Riders Rely on Thales Driverless Trains (Multi-Video)

In May of 2019, the Flushing Line for MTA New York City Transit (NYCT), enabled Thales Automatic Train Operation (ATO) capabilities . The Flushing Line, one of the busiest subway lines in...