The objective of the U.S. Fire Administration (USFA) study “Firefighter Fatalities in the United States” is to identify and analyze all on-duty firefighter fatalities to increase understanding of their causes and how they can be prevented. The study is intended to help identify approaches that could reduce the number of deaths in future years.

87 US Firefighter Fatalities in 2017, New USFA Report Says (Multi-Video)

Courtesy of the U.S. Fire Administration The U.S. Fire Administration's annual report on firefighter fatalities in the United States is now available, as prepared by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Federal Emergency Management...

K-12 School Firearm Statistics Everyone Should Know (Multi-Video)

By Campus Safety The Naval Postgraduate School‘s Center for Homeland Defense and Security (CHDS) released a K-12 school shooting database project as part of their Advanced Thinking in Homeland Security program. They found the need for accurate, detailed...
A new law requires all Texas students to take a class on how to interact with police before being eligible for graduation. (Courtesy of the Texas Commission On Law Enforcement and YouTube)

TX Requires Students to Watch Video on How to Interact with Cops (Video)

By Anne Branigin, The Root In an effort to repair trust between Texas citizens and law enforcement, all high school students in the state must take a class and watch a 16-minute...
Tafahree Maynard, 18, is considered ARMED AND DANGEROUS. DO NOT APPROACH. Anyone with information is asked to call GCPD at 770-513-5710 or Crime Stoppers at 404-577-TIPS to remain anonymous.

Hero Down: GA Officer Murdered, Manhunt for Suspect (Multi-Video)

By Bill Hutchinson, Will Cruz and Joshua Hoyos, ABC News A manhunt was underway Sunday for a suspect in the killing of a police officer near a suburban Atlanta school after he...
Anyone with information is asked to call a 24-hour tip line, 1-855-744-3879, or to e-mail jaymetips@co.barron.wi.us.

1000+ Tips Checked to Find Jayme Closs in One Week (Multi-Video)

By Mara Klecker, Star Tribune As the search for Jayme Closs stretched into its seventh day, the Barron (Wis.) County Sheriff's Office said Sunday that it's investigated more than 1,000 tips since...
Prosecutors said between 2010 and 2013, Leach, 33, of Silver Spring, groomed and then abused the seventh- and eighth-grade girls while he was a math teacher at Meridian Public Charter school in D.C.

Fmr DC Middle School Teacher Gets 11 Yrs for Sexually Abusing Four Students

Robert Wilson Leach, 33, a former public charter school teacher based in Washington, D.C., was sentenced on Friday to 11 years and 10 months in prison for sexually abusing four...

New SWORD Technology Spells the End to Asymmetric Terrorism (Video)

By Barry Oberholzer, CEO of Royal Holdings, Inc. The concept of asymmetric warfare — a weaker force adopting tactics and strategies that place the stronger force at a disadvantage —  is nothing new. The...
According to Andrew Arthur, “The administration’s “Zero-Tolerance” policy is intended to reduce the flow of aliens, and in particular unaccompanied alien children (UACs) and family units, entering illegally across the Southwest border. While this is a significant purposes: First, to reduce the strain put on 
border patrol resources when agents are pulled off of the line to process aliens who have entered illegally. Second, to discourage aliens from placing their lives, safety & dignity in the hands of alien smugglers.

Caravan Update: Trump Threatens Funding, Countries React (Videos)

By Andrew R. Arthur, the Center for Immigration Studies (CIS) Yesterday I discussed the latest caravan of migrants from Honduras making their way to the United States, and the president's threats to cut off aid to...
New Jersey, New Mexico, and Indiana Defendants Convicted as Part of Operation Grand Champion

Last Four Convicted in Multi-State Dog Fighting Case (Multi-Video)

A federal jury in Trenton, New Jersey convicted four defendants on Wednesday of violating the animal fighting prohibitions of the federal Animal Welfare Act. The jury deliberated six hours following a nearly...
Vigilant’s new investigative platform is an invaluable partner in any law enforcement investigation, providing nearly all the tools investigators need, short of conducting interviews and interrogations

Vigilant Solutions Launches Vigilant Investigative Center (VIC) Multi-Video

Vigilant Solutions, an AI and data analytics company that provides technology to public safety an artificial intelligence (AI) and data analytics company that provides technology to law enforcement, and a Finalist in the 2018 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland...