John Raines, Head of Political Risk at IHS Markit

Las Vegas Shooting Likely to Inspire Others in Self-Motivated Attacks

John Raines, Head of Political Risk at IHS Markit On the evening of 1 October, a 64-year old white man used one or more rifles from the 32nd floor of a Las Vegas...
It is essential that we consider what happens if the “bad guy” breaches our “secure” perimeter at any level – then what?

Adding ‘Fire and Fury’ to Perimeter Security, by Doug Haines

By Doug Haines, Owner and CEO of Haines Security Solutions With all the hype on electronic security technologies; i.e., biometrics, intelligent video analytics and the like we’ve become dependent on technology to...
Craig Michael Caine, retired Deputy U.S. Marshal

The US Marshal Service, A View from the Inside (Learn More, Multi-Video)

Guest OpEd By Craig Michael Caine, retired Deputy U.S. Marshal My name is Craig Michael Caine. I am a retired Deputy U.S. Marshal and held the rank of Inspector. I retired in 2013...
Past immigrants were required to adapt themselves to American society by adopting American principles and ideals as embodied in our founding documents as well as learning the language they were written in. (Image courtesy of the Statue of Liberty-Ellis Island Foundation, National Park Service)

The Battle Over Immigration Rages On

Guest Opinion Editorial by Douglas A. Solomon President Trump won a partial victory when the Supreme Court reinstated some of his travel ban barring travel from nations with high jihadist activity. The court made...
Christopher Columbus Statue At Columbus Circle

Christopher Columbus Statue vs. The Tappan Zee Bridge (Multi-Video)

By Senator Rev. Rubén Díaz, District 32 Bronx County, New York,  WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW You should know that the "honorable" New York City Council Speaker, Ms. Melissa Mark-Viverito, a Puerto Rican like me,...
Aaron Alexis marched through the Navy Yard going door to door with a sawed-off shotgun in his hand on Sept 16, 2013, fatally shooting 12 people and injured three others in a mass shooting at the headquarters of the Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) inside the Washington Navy Yard in Washington, D.C. It was the second-deadliest mass murder on a U.S. military base, behind only the 2009 Fort Hood shooting. (Image courtesy of the FBI)

Is Building Design Adding to Casualty Counts In Active Shooter Events?

By Doug Haines, Owner and CEO of Haines Security Solutions Modern architectural design in the past few years has gone from buildings with lots of cubby-hole offices, conferences, classrooms and shared space...
Despite the two rounds of high-powered ammunition most frequently confiscated by New York State Police, the armor purchased by the NYSP will not protect a single officer from a single bullet fired from an AR-15.

Despite New Body Armor, NYSP Still Vulnerable to their Biggest Threat

Written by Scott Sulzbach, Director of Global Sales and Marketing at Buffalo Armory It doesn’t take more than a passing glance at the headlines to understand that cops the world over face...
Despite the two rounds of high-powered ammunition most frequently confiscated by New York State Police, the armor purchased by the NYSP will not protect a single officer from a single bullet fired from an AR-15.

We Cannot Leave Police Safety to Chance

Written by Scott Sulzbach, Director of Global Sales and Marketing at Buffalo Armory All across the United States, police forces and first responders are ill equipped in the face of new challenges. Threats...
Jose Larchire Carranza

Municipal IDs and Murder (Learn More, Multi-Video)

Written by Douglas A. Solomon This week marks the 10th anniversary of the infamous schoolyard killings in Newark, N.J. On Aug. 4, 2007, three Newark students – Terrance Aeriel, Iofemi Hightower and Dashon Harvey...
New York State Trooper Joel R. Davis

BA Armor Advocacy & Transparency for Our Police & First Responders

We are extremely saddened to hear of the recent loss to New York State Trooper Joel R. Davis, along with 25 other officers who have perished in the line of duty already...