A man was being evicted from a home that was not leased to him and stabbed the landlord Sunday morning. As Officers arrived on scene, the suspect opened fire on the Officers from the garage of the home, killing Honolulu Police Department Police Officer Tiffany Enriquez and Officer Kekaulike Kalama. A third Officer was also shot and wounded. (Courtesy of the Honolulu Police Department)

Heroes Down: Two Honolulu Police Officers Shot and Killed ILOD

January 20, 2020 – In Breaking News – CNN Two police officers were shot and killed by a suspect when they responded to a call for a woman who needed help at...

Armor Express Most Advanced Personal Protection at SHOT Show

Armor Express, a Winner in the 2019 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards Program, will demonstrate its latest innovations in ballistic systems, carrier designs, hard armor technology, and duty gear at the 2020...
Fraud spoofers using government phone numbers, government employees’ names, are threatening arrest and demanding payment via gift cards and bitcoin ATMs.

U.S. Marshals and FBI Urge Public to Report Phone Scams (Multi-Video)

The U.S. Marshals Service (USMS), which was recognized for 'Excellence in Public Safety,' in the 2019 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards Program, and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), are alerting the...
As drug abuse among college students rises – most notably involving vaping, marijuana, and prescription drugs – DEA continues to provide the tools necessary to prevent drug misuse before it starts. Prevention with Purpose is DEA’s latest effort to support drug misuse prevention on college campuses and in surrounding communities.

New Guide from DEA on Preventing Drug Use by College Students

The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), which was recognized for ‘Excellence in Public Safety,’ in the 2019 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Program, is pleased to provide institutions of higher education and their surrounding...
‘ASTORS’ Award Winning Aeroturn’s Integrated Modular Turnstile is a modular deployable turnstile system that can be redeployed into a modular turnstile platform.

Aeroturn Wins 2019 ‘ASTORS’ for Pedestrian Entrance Control Solution

Aeroturn’s mission over the past decade has been to educate schools and government facilities throughout the country on how to better secure their premises and improve security measures. When it comes to...
‘ASTORS’ Award Winning PlateSmart, cutting edge AI technology and analytic capabilities detect suspicious vehicle movement behavior, such as repeated parking for an extended prior, or frequently driving around a site without stopping, known as ‘circling behavior,’ for proactive intelligence that can prevent an attack from occurring rather than investigating after an attack has occurred.

Widespread Use of LPR Can Combat Lone Wolf Terrorism in the U.S. (Multi-Video)

By John Chigos, CEO, PlateSmart Technologies License plate recognition (LPR) is one of the most important yet most undervalued tools for combatting terrorism. LPR uses surveillance cameras to read license plates as vehicles...
Jersey City shooters David Anderson and Francine Graham had a powerful IED inside their U-Haul van. "If it exploded in the right place it could have certainly injured or killed people up to five football fields away," according to FBI Newark Special Agent in Charge Gregory Ehrie. (Courtesy of YouTube.)

Jersey City Shooters had Bomb in Truck with Reach of 5 Football Fields

January 13, 2020 – In Breaking News – CNN New Jersey shooters David Anderson and Francine Graham had an improvised explosive device inside their U-Haul van that had the reach of five...
"My thing is, I don't have to look far for my heroes, they're in my family," said Jeffery Stowe who celebrated his 30th anniversary as a firefighter on the same day his daughter, Daynese, graduated from the academy. "Most people, they're looking for the opportunity to meet their hero, I was raised by mine," said Daynese Stowe. They are the first African-American firefighting duo in Philadelphia Fire Department history. (Courtesy of Facebook and YouTube)

Father-Daughter Duo Make History as Philadelphia Firefighters (Video)

December 16, 2019 – 6ABC Engine 44 in West Philadelphia is nicknamed "The Pride of Mantua." No one is more proud to work there than Daynese Stowe. She's been waiting a lifetime to show...

Genasys Wins $1.4M in S CA Public Safety Mass Notification Orders

Genasys Inc. (formerly LRAD), a critical communications company which has been Recognized every year - in the Annual 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards Program, recently received $1.4 million in new public safety mass...
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...