The number of homicides is approaching those seen in the late 1980s and early 1990s, which prompted the passage of the 1994 Crime Bill that allowed cities to hire 100,000 more police officers, allocated nearly $10 billion for new prisons and created a federal three strikes provision mandating life in prison without the possibility of parole for anyone convicted of at least three serious violent felonies or drug trafficking.

Mass Shootings, Homicide Rates, Gun Sales Hit Highest Levels Since 1990s

September 4, 2021 – In Breaking News – Yahoo News Londan Hill was sitting at the kitchen table in a family friend's Cleveland-area home when two bullets ripped through the wall, piercing his neck. He staggered...

10 Disaster Preparedness Tips Every Public Safety Department Should Use

By Sahil Merchant, Chief Strategy Officer at Fūsus Whether it’s a natural disaster, an incident at a major event, or an active shooter or terrorist attack, situations inevitably arise where a multi-agency,...
Whether it’s a natural disaster, an incident at a major event, or an active shooter or terrorist attack, situations inevitably arise where a multi-agency, multi-jurisdictional task force is required to immediately respond. The question is, is your city and county ready for the next emergency situation that comes along?

Fūsus Real-Time Crime Center in the Cloud Nominated in 2021 ‘ASTORS’

Fūsus, a company capable of extracting and unifying live video and data feeds from virtually any source, to create a central hub for enhanced situational awareness and investigative capabilities of Law...
“If we’re not talking officer safety and sending our men and women safely home to their families then we’re not having a conversation I want to have,” Sheriff C. H. "Hank" Partin

Automatic Injury Detection (AID) Nominated in 2021 ‘ASTORS’ Awards

Select Engineering Services (SES), a Double Platinum Award Winner in the 2020 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards Program, is pleased to announce the Automatic Injury Detection (AID) is one of two products...
“Areas inland will continue to experience dangerous weather conditions, so please be safe and listen to local emergency management officials,” FEMA Administrator Deanne Criswell.

FEMA Urges Citizens to Stay Alert to Continuing Risks from Ida

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), continues to track Hurricane Ida, which made landfall as a dangerous Category 4 hurricane near Port Fourchon, Louisiana, on Sunday afternoon. Now downgraded to a tropical...
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See How 3D Headsets are Bringing the Jury Direct to the Crime Scene

As any juror can tell you, piecing together a the facts of a crime limited to a series of documents and photographs presented in a courtroom is no easy feat, especially...
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IPVideo Corp Returns to Compete in 2021 ‘ASTORS’ Awards Program

IPVideo Corporation, a leading manufacturer of audio/video recording, passive weapons detection systems and IoT sensor technology, and a Double Platinum Award Winner in the 2020 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards Program, is...
With its elegant design, the SmartLane security entrance lanes from Automatic Systems, are designed to integrate perfectly into any architectural style. #speedgates #architecturedesign #securitysystems

Automatic Systems Sponsors Fifth Consecutive ‘ASTORS’ Program

American Security Today (AST) is pleased to announce that Automatic Systems has returned as a Premier Sponsor for the Fifth Consecutive 'ASTORS' Awards Program. Secure Control of Pedestrian Access Automatic Systems took home...
Smartphones today are with us everywhere… including the workplace and classified meetings. And therein lies the problem explains Chris Risley, CEO at Bastille Networks. Cell phones infected with spyware show no signs of compromise, giving attackers complete access to email, even encrypted email and messages, plain text messages, photographs, videos, recordings, locations, and notes stored on the phone.

I Spy With My Little… Phone? Yes, It Can Happen to You.

Guest OpEd by Chris Risley, CEO at Bastille Networks The recent revelations surrounding the Pegasus Spyware and its ability to compromise mobile phones should have all government agencies and commercial enterprises on...
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Training is Key to Providing Quality Police Services to Your Community

Guest OpEd by Lt. Joseph Pangaro, CPM, CSO, MOI Training, a definition: “Training is teaching, or developing in oneself or others, any skills and knowledge or fitness that relate to specific useful competencies....