Smiths Detection delivers cost-effective and efficient solutions for security professionals and first responders across the globe facing evolving threats in environments ranging transportation networks to government buildings, from schools to public spaces, by constantly investing in new technologies and solutions.

Think You Know Smiths Detection? Find Out More Here (Multi-Video)

Every minute of every day, detection and screening technology manufactured by Smiths Detection helps to protect people and infrastructure, making the world a safer place. Smiths Detection is a global authority on...
Raven's Challenge is a series of interoperability exercises that are designed to give Military Explosive Ordnance Disposal technicians and Public Safety Bomb technicians the opportunity to merge their resources and perform Counter-IED operations together in a realistic environment.

EOD Save the Date: ATF 2019 Raven’s Challenge Interoperability Exercise

The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) National Center for Explosives Training and Research (NCETR), in collaboration with the U.S. Army Headquarters, Department of the Army (HQDA) G-38 –...
This is the Jet Ski used during the smuggling attempt, alongside a Border Patrol SAFE Boat. (Courtesy of CBP)

Failed Smuggling Attempt Evolves into Border Patrol Rescue

U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to Buffalo Station observed three subjects, on what appeared to be a stranded jet ski, stuck in the ice near the southern portion of Beaver Island State...
The boss of the Gambino crime family was gunned down in front of his Staten Island home Wednesday night. Frank Cali, 53, was the nephew-in-law of John Gambino and the great-nephew of Bonanno mobsters Vito Bonventre and Giovanni Bonventre. (Courtesy of YouTube)

Gambino Crime Boss Frank Cali Shot Dead Outside Staten Island Home

March 13, 2019 - In Breaking News – Heavy Frank Cali, the reputed boss of the Gambino mafia crime family, has been shot and killed on Staten Island on the evening of March...
Brissett, 30, of the Bronx, New York, is charged with one count of using a firearm to commit murder during a crime of violence and a drug-trafficking crime, which carries a maximum penalty of death or life imprisonment, and one count of using arson to obstruct justice, which carries a maximum penalty of 20 years in prison. (Courtesy of ICE)

Bronx Man Charged with Murder in Decade-Old Cold Case

A federal indictment was unsealed Wednesday charging Jamal Brissett, aka “Trigger” with murdering Leshaun Gordon, 19, in the Bronx, New York, on June 30, 2009, following an investigation by U.S. Immigration...
There have been at least 290* school shootings in America since the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting claimed the lives of 20 children between six and seven years old, and six adult staff members. That’s nearly one every ten days. (Courtesy of YouTube and Twitter)

Addressing School Security Using Multi-Layered Advanced Technologies

Guest OpEd by Stephen Esposito, Vice President, Smiths Detection Inc. Nearly 1 in 3 Americans spend each day of the academic year in a school building. With such a large percentage of our...
From multinational cyber syndicates to foreign intelligence services, hacktivists, and insider threats, the FBI takes a multidisciplinary approach to combatting threats, explained FBI Director Christopher Wray at the RSA Conference in San Francisco, California, on March 5, 2019. (Courtesy of YouTube)

The FBI: At the Heart of Combating Cyberthreats (See Video Interview)

By the FBI With cyber threats to the United States and across globe reaching unprecedented levels, the FBI uses a full spectrum of expertise, technology, and partnerships to root out cyber criminals,...
'ASTORS' Award Winning Carbyne, is a Next Generation Call Handling platform, supported by a full ecosystem, encompassing advanced IP based communication features, global infrastructure and caller solutions.

Carbyne & RapidSOS Emergency Response for First Responders

Carbyne, a global leader in public safety technology, and a Platinum Award Winner in the 2018 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Program, is partnering with RapidSOS, who was recognized as a Platinum Award Winner...
Researchers designed a communication intervention strategy1 to increase post-fire decontamination behaviors in a group of firefighters. Here’s what happened. (Courtesy of the U.S. Fire Administration)

Firefighter Decon Challenges? Try a Communication Intervention (Videos)

By the U.S. Fire Administration Routine firefighting can expose firefighters to substantial cancer risk. A study in 2015 estimated that firefighters have a 14 percent increased lifetime cancer risk compared to the general public. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UFzP1rQJWSQ (See processes...
For missions that allow the operator little flexibility to pick the weather in which to fly, such as military and emergency response missions, an aerodynamically shaped aerostat will provide a much greater availability at mission altitude and provide greater safety to the aerostat, its crew, and payload across all weather conditions. (Pictured here, TCOM 12 Meter aerostat)

Surveilling Borders from Above: TCOM’s Lighter-Than-Air Aerostats Elevate ISR Solutions to a New Level

Providing intelligent and cost-effective solutions to surveil borders is essential to meeting our nation’s security needs. TCOM’s Tactical Aerostats, used by Homeland Security on the border with Mexico as well as international...