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Progress being made in infection control in U.S. hospitals; continued improvements needed

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disaster_preparedness_emergency_response

Progress has been made in the effort to eliminate infections that commonly threaten hospital patients, including a 46 percent decrease in central line-associated bloodstream infections (CLABSI) between 2008 and 2013, according to a new report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). However, additional work is needed to continue to improve patient safety.

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Smiths Group VP of government relations re-elected chair of Security Manufacturers Coalition

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cbrne_detection

Smiths Detection has announced that Elizabeth “Sissy” Pressnell, vice president of government relations for Smiths Group, was re-elected as Chair of the Security Manufacturers Coalition (SMC). The SMC works closely with the U.S. Congress and the Administration to represent security manufacturers’ views on critical homeland security issues.

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Aegis offers KT&C mini bullet and square video surveillance camera

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video_surveillance_cctv

Gilbert, AZ-based Aegis Electronic Group, a distributor and technical support provider of KT&C camera solutions, has announced the addition of KT&C's line of IP, 960H, and HD Mini Video Cameras to their product offerings, ideal for applications where size is a factor and a low price point is necessary.

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ICE renews commitment to combatting human trafficking

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law_enforcement_first_responders

In 2010, President Barack Obama declared January as National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month in the hopes of bringing an end to this form of modern day slavery.

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Greenwood Hall’s ‘Safe Campus Community Support Center’ to combat school hazing and other harassment issues

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law_enforcement_first_responders

Santa Ana, CA-based Greenwood Hall Inc., an emerging cloud-based education management solutions provider, has announced it will help colleges and universities combat hazing and other student harassment issues with the launch of Safe Campus Community Support Center, a solution that provides campus communities with the ability to anonymously report and discuss concerns relating to violence, discrimination, sexual assault, bullying and other unethical behaviors.

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FAA issues unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) guidance for law enforcement

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airport_aviation_security

The proliferation of small, relatively inexpensive unmanned aircraft (UAS) presents the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) with a challenge in identifying people who don’t follow the rules of the air or who endanger the nation’s airspace. So, the agency is asking the law enforcement community for help, it says.

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Roger C. Stanton named special agent in charge of FBI Birmingham Division

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law_enforcement_first_responders

Director James B. Comey has named Roger C. Stanton special agent in charge of the FBI’s Birmingham Division. Stanton most recently served as section chief of the Counter-Improvised Explosive Devices (C-IED) section in the Critical Incident Response Group (CIRG).

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Haystax and Franz partner to deliver threat detection solutions

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cyber_security

McLean, VA-based Haystax Technology, and Franz, have announced a technology partnership that will enable Haystax to leverage Franz's AllegroGraph technology for patented algorithms and sophisticated behavior models used in Haystax's insider threat detection solutions.

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Panasonic announces availability of new i-PRO ULTRA 360 panoramic cameras

Top Priority Sector: 
video_surveillance_cctv

Newark, NJ-based Panasonic System Communications Company of North America has announced the immediate availability of its new i-PRO ULTRA 360 panoramic indoor (WV-SFN480) and outdoor IP66 rated weather and vandal-resistant (WV-SFV481) fixed dome 360-degree cameras offering ultra-high resolution, ultra sensitivity, ultra intelligence, and ultra toughness.

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