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...

Armor Express Wins Coveted Busch Ballistic Helmet Contract from DEA

Armor Express, a leading manufacturer and distributor of high-performance protective solutions for the Domestic and Federal Law Enforcement markets, Department of Defense and First Responders, and a 2018 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Award...

Hizballah Scout was Looking for US Attack Targets in NYC (Multi-Video)

The Department of Justice (DOJ) announced last week that Alexei Saab, 42, of Morristown, New Jersey, (a.k.a. Ali Hassan Saab,  Alex Saab, or Rachid), was charged in a nine-count indictment for...
New Cubic Detector Design Delivers 360-Degree Coverage so Responders Can Locate and Measure Radioactive Sources with Confidence. (Courtesy of FLIR Systems)

FLIR Launches New identiFINDER R425, Next-Gen Handheld RID

FLIR Systems, an AST 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Award Winner for Three Consecutive Years and a Finalist in the 2019 'ASTORS', has announced the launch of the new FLIR identiFINDER® R425, the next-generation...
Powered by BriefCam’s comprehensive video analytics capabilities, the BriefCam Mobile App dramatically accelerates time-to-target and increases situational awareness for field investigators.

BriefCam Extends Post-Event Investigation Abilities with Mobile App

BriefCam, an industry leading provider of Video Content Analytics solutions, and New Winner of Best Video Analytics Solution in the 2019 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards Program, is expanding upon its best-in-class...
The Graffiti Bridge over 17th Avenue just before midnight on December 6, 2019 following the events at NAS Pensacola. Painted by a local resident. (Courtesy of Wikipedia.)

NAS Pensacola Shooting an ‘Act of Terrorism,’ says US Attorney General

January 13, 2020 – In Breaking News – The Washington Post Attorney General William P. Barr said Monday that the December shooting that killed three U.S. sailors on a Florida base was...
"Did anyone consult with police before designing and manufacturing the new Ontario licence plates? They're virtually unreadable at night." Tweeted Sgt Steve Koopman in Kingston, Ont. (Courtesy of Sgt Koopman and Twitter)

Ontario’s New License Plates: You Can’t Read Them (Learn More, Video)

February 18, 2020 – In Breaking News – NPR Ontario's newly-designed license plates just hit a speedbump. Call it Plate-gate. A little background: The Canadian province's new design was unveiled by the provincial government —...

Rajant Offers New Rapid Deployment Wireless Network Kit for Healthcare

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) global health crisis, Rajant Corporation along with the company's worldwide distribution and integration partners have made immediately available a private wireless network for mobile field hospitals...

Senstar PIDS and Video Mgmt Solutions Achieve GSA Approval

Senstar, a global provider of Perimeter Intrusion Detection systems (PIDs) and Video Management Solutions, and a Platinum Award Winner in the 2019 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards Program, is pleased to announce...