Allied Universal’s security team provided crucial intelligence to the U.S. Marshals, which led to the successful capture of Gerald Fitzgerald Hunter, 54, who was #1 on the Most Wanted of the DEA’s St. Louis Strike Force’s West Central Region, for his role in the illegal trafficking of Fentanyl. (Courtesy of the DEA)

Allied Universal Aids US Marshals in Capture of Most Wanted DEA Fugitive

Allied Universal®, a leading security and facility services company in North America which was recognized in the Annual ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Program for the last Two Consecutive Years, is in receipt of...
Seeking affordable and easy to use security management tools for an ad hoc event? The new LowCam® VI100 under vehicle inspection system from Advanced Detection, is the first-ever, battery-powered UVIS – is not only portable, but is the most affordable, all-inclusive UVIS on the market. LowCam VI100 provides well-defined, ultra-high definition, and side-to-side daylight views, wirelessly displayed on a tablet with 15X zoom capabilities. Operates without cables or cords.

First No Strings Attached Battery Powered Under Vehicle Inspection System

For all those in charge of ad hoc event security, there’s something powerful in store for you, small in price that delivers huge peace of mind. Event security personnel have a lot...
With the very real possibility of explosive attacks in public spaces like public squares or stadiums, the U.S. needs to be prepared by having security measures in place to stop them and effective medical response for attacks that do occur.

DHS S&T Tool Prepares State & Local Leaders for Explosive Attacks (Video)

Explosive weapons have become a popular choice among terrorists for causing disruption, casualties and destruction.   Although chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear (CBRN) weapons may cause more extensive damage, explosives are still be...

DHS: What is Really Happening in Portland Riots? (Learn More, Videos)

The Bottom Line: The violent situation in Portland for the past 57 straight days continues with violent anarchists rioting on the streets as federal law enforcement officers work diligently and honorably to...
AST July 2020

AST Latest *Fully Interactive* Magazine Now Live (Multi-Video)

AST is pleased to announce the newest Magazine is ready for viewing, and includes the following featured articles: DHS S&T Develops DIY Way to Clean N95 Masks A household appliance, which may be...
Thin Blue Line MC riders Jerry Harbour, a retired U.S. Army Lt. Colonel (from left), Joseph Paglia, a retired Niles City police officer, and Michael White, also retired from the U.S. Army were killed when they were struck in a head-on crash on a Texas highway by a man authorities say was driving drunk when he crossed a divider. (Courtesy of TBLMC)

TX Crash Kills 3 ‘Thin Blue Line’ LEMC Members, 9 Others Injured (Video)

July 19, 2020 – In Breaking News – ABC News Three members of the Thin Blue Line Law Enforcement Motorcycle Club were killed and nine others were critically injured when an alleged...

Iris ID Partners with Securiport for Automated Airport Security Kiosks

Iris ID, a leading provider of iris recognition technology, and a Platinum Winner in the 2019 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Program newly nominated to compete in the 2020 ‘ASTORS’ Program, has entered into an agreement to...
The EAGL system is web based with an open architecture and can easily integrate with most any building security systems, EOCs, RTCC or GSOCs and can be monitored or administered from anywhere in the world.

‘ASTORS’ Champ EAGL Technology & Anixter Partner with Johnson Controls

EAGL Technology, the 2019 'ASTORS' Platinum Award Winner for Best Gunshot Detection Solution, and Anixter are partnering Johnson Controls to help customers better protect their facility occupants and streamline emergency response,...
Fire Department Layoffs and Furloughs Near 1,000, Projected Total 30,000

Firefighters & EMS Hit with Record-Breaking Layoffs Due to COVID-19

In the middle of a pandemic that has taken the lives of 56 firefighters, the nation is losing more firefighters. The Firefighters & EMS Fund, a grassroots political organization, is bringing recent...
McAllen officers Edelmiro Garza, 45, and Ismael Chavez, 39, were shot and killed in response to a domestic call, that happened so quickly"our officers did not draw their weapons, did not fire, never stood a chance – never had a chance," according to Police Chief Victor Rodriguez.

Heroes Down: Two TX Police Officers Die in Ambush Shooting (Videos)

July 11, 2020 - In Breaking News - The Monitor Standing down the street where two McAllen police officers were shot and killed, a visibly distraught Police Chief Victor Rodriguez was pained...