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...
Unhindered by costly fuel or aeronautic maintenance the Aerostat systems provide unmatched ISR capabilities. Their true strengths are observed with their Maritime ISR showings as the Aerostat is not “just a balloon” but a persistent, unmanned, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance platform for Homeland Security and for U.S. allies across the world.

Strategic Benefits of Aerostats for Persistent Surveillance in the Age of Drones (Multi-Video)

Guest Op-Ed By Matt McNiel, TCOM, L.P. Unmanned aerial systems (UAS or, more colloquially, drones) are tremendously useful military assets capable of a variety of non-military applications – from monitoring hurricanes to...
Defense Secretary Jim Mattis has approved a request for assistance for additional military personnel to deploy to the U.S. Southwestern border to support DHS border control efforts there, DoD officials said. Like Operation Guardian Support, which is supported by 2,100 National Guardsmen, this additional assistance is in support of President Donald J. Trump’s April 4, 2018, memorandum, “Securing the Southern Border of the United States.” (Courtesy of the DoD)

5K+ US Troops to Deploy in Response to Migrant Caravan (Multi-Video)

By Lucas Tomlinson, Fox News Roughly 5,200 U.S. troops will be deploying to the southern border in response to the migrant caravan pushing north through Mexico, U.S. officials told Fox News on...
A Mexican national and convicted child sex offender was arrested Wednesday morning at his Louisiana home by a division of the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency.

ICE ‘Most Wanted’ Child Predator Fugitive Captured in Louisiana

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) deportation officers arrested one of ERO’s Most Wanted fugitives Wednesday during a targeted operation in Central Louisiana that resulted in the capture...
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...
A man trying to enter the US illegally was arrested at Washington Dulles International Airport was exposed by new facial recognition technology on only the third day following deployment. Upon secondary inspection, CBP officers found the man’s authentic Republic of Congo identification card concealed in his shoe. (Courtesy of CBP)

NEC Facial Recognition Used to Catch Impostors at DC Airport (Multi-Video)

On only the third day using its new cutting-edge facial comparison biometric system, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), Office of Field Operations (OFO) at Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD) intercepted an...
Ramon Escobar

6-Times Deported Alien Accused of Homeless LA Murders (Multi-Video)

By Andrew R. Arthur, Center for Immigration Studies (CIS) According to the Huffington Post, Ramon Escobar is a 47-year-old Salvadoran. He is also a "convicted felon who has been repeatedly deported from the United States, ...
3D-500 Counter Drone Radar

SpotterRF Goes for Hat Trick in 2018 ‘ASTORS’ Awards (Learn More, Video)

SpotterRF, the leader in low cost compact surveillance radar (CSR), and an 'ASTORS' Award Winner for Two Consecutive Years in the Annual ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Program, is pleased to announce the company's 3D-500, the First Full Dome...
In 2017 there were more than 900 cases of international kidnapping of children across 59 countries reported to the U.S. Department of State’s Office of Children’s Issues. Law enforcement agencies play a critical role in the prevention and resolution of international parental kidnapping.

OJJDP New Int’l Child Kidnapping Guide for Law Enforce & Resources

The Office of Justice Programs’ Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) has published new guidelines to help law enforcement prevent and respond to cases of international kidnapping of a...
Active shooter and other emergency situations are something the city prepares for, conducting practice drills every three to six months. One such drill recently provided an opportunity for staff to interact with local police and fire personnel who are most likely to respond during an incident. Public and private partnerships like this better prepare the City of Downey to assist its residents. (Courtesy of the Downey Police Dept and Facebook)

Shots Fired at Kaiser Hospital? Suspect in Custody (Multi-Video)

By Tracy Bloom, Chip Yost, Steve Kuzj and Mark Kono, KTLA5 A suspect has been arrested after allegedly firing shots in the Kaiser Permanente Medical Center in Downey Tuesday, in an incident that...