As the police force of DHS the Federal Protective Service is responsible for protecting Federal Facilities, their occupants, and visitors, ensuring a safe environment in which federal agencies can conduct their business. FPS does this by conducting facility security assessments; responding to calls for service for crimes in progress and other incidents to protect life and property; and detecting, investigating, and mitigating threats posed against over 9,000 federal facilities nationwide.

Federal Protective Service Returns to Compete in Fifth ‘ASTORS’ Awards

The Federal Protective Service (FPS), which is the Uniformed Police Division of the United States Department of Homeland Security (DHS), is pleased to announce it has been Nominated in their Fifth Consecutive 'ASTORS'...
The Canaveral Port Authority (CPA) is slated to receive $1,357,020 in federal funding for two projects to help bolster safety and security at Port Canaveral. Shown here, Cory Dibble, the Canaveral Port Authority Director of Public Safety & Security monitors Port security cameras (Courtesy of CPA)

Port Canaveral Security Upgrades to Receive $1.9M in Federal Funding

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), an agency of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), has awarded $1,941,285 in federal grant funding for several projects at Port Canaveral, under the Port...

Victim Fought Gunman in Grocery Store Shooting that Left Two Dead

August 29, 2022 - In Breaking News – CNN One of the victims fought to disarm the suspected gunman during Sunday's fatal shooting at a Safeway grocery store in Bend, Oregon, according...
TSA officers at Stewart Airport detected this handgun in a traveler’s carry-on bag on Aug. 24th. (Courtesy of the TSA)

TSA Stops Man Boarding Plane with Loaded Gun at NY Stewart Intl Airport

An officer with the Transportation Security Administration (TSA), which was Recognized with Multiple Awards for Excellence in the 2021 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards Program, prevented a man from carrying his loaded...
Fans hate waiting in long security lines to get inside a venue, and they hate intrusive screenings even more. With the Patriot One Gateway, fans don’t need to empty their pockets – they can just walk in.

The State of Venue Security: Reaction to the NCS4’s Venue Director Report

Guest Editorial by Peter Evans, CEO of Patriot One, the Newest Double-Entry Competitor in the 2022 'ASTORS' Awards Program As organizations continue to get back to “normal” with restrictions easing amidst a...
Cloud-based security is becoming increasingly popular as it provides integration potential and allows for AI and analytics automation. So, what cloud-based commercial security trends can we expect to see in 2023? (Courtesy of Mohamed Hassan from Pixabay)

Commercial Building Security Trends for 2023: ‘Cloud-Based’ Security

50% of all corporate data is now stored in the cloud, which includes physical security data. Cloud-based security is becoming increasingly popular as it provides integration potential and allows for AI...
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TX Man Charged with Drug Smuggling to Federal Prisons with DJI Drone

Bryant LeRay Henderson, 42, of Smithville, Texas, allegedly flew a drone loaded with drugs and other contraband into prison, and has been federally charged, according to Chad E. Meacham, U.S. Attorney...
nrs solution to crime (Courtesy of YouTube)

Panic Alarm Buttons Debut in NYC/NJ Retail Stores Amid Bodega Crimes

In response to rising convenience store-related crimes throughout the nation, National Retail Solutions (NRS), the operator of a leading USA point of sale (POS) network and payment processing service for independent...
D-Fend's EnforceAir C-UAS now integrated with Syzygy's SNAP (Sensor Network Access Point), which will strengthen support for the Team Awareness Kit / Tactical Assault Kit (TAK) across the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Department of Defense (DOD), Department of Justice (DOJ) and first responders in contending with rogue drone activity at sensitive and critical sites and events.

D-Fend and Syzygy to Optimize C-UAS Communications & Data Management

D-Fend Solutions, leader in radio frequency (RF), cyber-based, counter-drone takeover technology, who took home the Gold 2021 'ASTORS' Award for Best Persistent Aerial Monitoring Solution, recently Nominated to Compete in the 2022...
Verified Threats from the Omnilert Gun Detect System to Expand Capabilities of the Everbridge Critical Event Management (CEM) Platform to Allow Fast and Efficient Crisis Response Team Action

Everbridge Adds Gun Detection to Reduce Active Shooter Threats

Everbridge, a global leader in Critical Event Management (CEM), and a Platinum Homeland Security Award Winner 2021 'ASTORS' Awards Program, (their Fourth Year being Recognized), is partnering with Omnilert, to introduce...