Commissioner Kevin K. McAleenan (at right) talks with the media about Operation Secure Line, with General Terrence O'Shaughnessy of U.S. Northern Command (at left.)

Migrant Caravan Update, CBP, Northcom & Border Patrol (Videos)

Statement by Kevin McAleenan, Commissioner at U.S. Customs and Border Protection Good afternoon and welcome. I also want to welcome Commanding General O’Shaughnessy of U.S. Northern Command. I would like to update you...

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...
When it comes to quality perimeter protection products and engineering at its finest,  Aeroturn, a 2018 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Award Winner, is at the top of  its game. (Image courtesy of William Horne)

Why Consistency is Key When It Comes to Public Relations

Guest Op-Ed by Monique Merhige, President, Infusion Direct Marketing Consistency is the key to success… and being in the security industry for over 15 years and the marketing field for over...
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4 Types of Riots: Keys to Quickly Regaining Control (Multi-Video)

Guest editorial by Joel McNelly, Police Commander specializing in Intelligence, Investigations, Physical Security, Risk Assessment, and Leadership Riots are an interesting phenomenon. Contrary to popular belief, they are not all the same. From spontaneous...
TiniFiber® is designed to overcome the challenges of the growing need of micro armored fiber optic solutions at airports to ensure security for all passengers.

TiniFiber Competes in 2018 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards (Video)

TiniFiber is pleased to announce the company's Micro Armor Fiber™ has been nominated to compete in the 2018 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards Program. Airports are sensitive to targets from terrorism, security breach and...
Last year’s fatal shooting of a doctor at Bronx-Lebanon Hospitals Center put the program on the fast track, said former NYPD Detective Scott Strauss, Northwell’s assistant VP of corporate security. (Courtesy of YouTube)

Hospital Security: To Arm, Or Not to Arm (Learn More, Multi-Video)

Guest Editorial by Thomas Egan, Director of Security and Hospital Police, NYC Health + Hospitals and a 2017 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Award Winner Northwell Health will now have armed guards or armed police...
The American Border Patrol (ABP) recently demonstrated SEIDARM Counter-UAS Border Technology for U.S. Senate Candidates

US Not Prepared for Growing Border Drone Threats (Learn More, Videos)

American Border Patrol (ABP) demonstrated an electronic border security system for U.S. Senate candidates on Saturday, July 7th, at the American Border Patrol Test Range in Hereford, Arizona, which is on the Arizona/Mexico border. The American Border Patrol is...
Rather than encourage thoughtful discussion the cartoon was offensive to its directed audience; law enforcement and communities of color.

Law Enforcement & Comm Leaders on Offensive APP.com Cartoon

On June 28, 2018, the Asbury Park Press published a cartoon in its editorial section that was clearly a poor attempt at political satire. Rather than encourage thoughtful discussion the cartoon was...
On April 17, 2013, an ammonium nitrate explosion occurred at the West Fertilizer Company storage and distribution facility in West, Texas, eighteen miles north of Waco, while emergency services personnel were responding to a fire at the facility. Fifteen people were killed, more than 160 injured, and more than 150 buildings damaged or destroyed. On May 11, 2016, the ATF stated that the fire had been deliberately set.

Congressional Action Needed to Renew Effective CFATS Program

By Dave Wulf, Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary for the Office of Infrastructure Protection Five years ago, a fire broke out at a small fertilizer plant in the town of West, Texas, sending local...