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Wed, 2016-04-27 03:32 AM
The mega-ship the CMA CGM Benjamin Franklin called in at the Port of Los Angeles in December, 2015. Capable of carrying 18,000 TEUs and only 80% full, it took four full days to unload 11,200 cargo...
Wed, 2016-04-27 03:06 AM
By Steve BittenbenderThe city of Phoenix is well represented on a list that every city wants to avoid.The Arizona state capital has three of the five worst railroad crossings in the United States....
Wed, 2016-04-27 02:53 AM
By Steve BittenbenderOfficials from the National Transportation Safety Board announced Tuesday afternoon that the second mission succeeded in finding the data recorder from the sunken El Faro cargo...
Tue, 2016-04-19 11:36 PM
CALEXICO, Calif. (News Release from U.S. Customs and Border Protection) – An El Centro Sector Border Patrol agent assigned to the Calexico Border Patrol Station discovered a cross border tunnel...
Tue, 2016-04-19 09:21 PM
By Steve BittenbenderTwo months after it was first announced, the National Transportation Safety Board has announced its second search to locate the data recorder for a freighter lost at sea last...
Mon, 2016-04-18 12:46 AM
Release Date: April 15, 2016 – WASHINGTON — U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) and U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) released their annual...
Thu, 2016-04-14 02:02 AM
By Steve Bittenbender A Dallas woman remains behind bars on federal charges after Customs and Border Protection agents caught her with more than 50 pounds of methamphetamine hidden inside the...
Thu, 2016-04-14 01:49 AM
By Steve BittenbenderOfficials with Customs and Border Protection have issued a Request for Information to companies that develop body worn and vehicle mounted camera systems.The opportunity was...
Wed, 2016-04-13 02:58 AM
BIMCO, the world's largest international shipping association representing almost 60% of the world's commercial vessels, in conjunction with CLIA, ICS, INTERCARGO and INTERTANKO*, have announced...
Wed, 2016-04-13 02:45 AM
FORT WORTH, Texas, March 31, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --Elbit Systems of America, LLC, announced today that its Integrated Fixed Towers (IFT) border surveillance system was certified by the Chief of the U.S...
Wed, 2016-04-13 02:20 AM
By Joshua Breissblatt26 Mexican nationals say the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) deported them from the El Paso Border Patrol sector, which covers West Texas and all of New Mexico, without...
Fri, 2016-04-08 12:27 AM
After the successful launch of its LIVETOUCH quattro last year JENETRIC now presents new functions of their ID Flats scanner. The interaction between the scanner and user has been further optimized....

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Written by Walter Ewing, American Immigration Council The GOP candidates for President are falling over one another to demonstrate who would be the “toughest” on immigrants and who would finally make U.S. borders “secure.”
Washington, DC, December 1 - Today, a coalition of 224 immigration, civil rights, labor, and social service groups filed an amicus (“friend of the court”) brief, urging the Supreme Court to review the Fifth Circuit’s decision in Texas v. United States, which has delayed implementation of President Obama’s 2014 deferred action initiatives
By Joshua Breisblatt Presidential candidate Sen. Ted Cruz (R-FL) recently released his immigration plan entitled, “Cruz Plan to Stop Illegal Immigration: Secure the Border, Restore the Rule of Law, and Protect Americans.”
 

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Lehi, UT, January 5 - Converus, Utah technology start-up, says its new lie detection technology called "EyeDetect" is what the U.S. government needs to screen Syrian...

Westford, MA, December 10 – Tyco Security Products introduces the new Illustra Pro 2 megapixel 30x PTZ camera, offering a powerful 30x optical z...

San Diego – CohuHD Costar is proud to introduce the first in the RISE series of high-performance video cameras - the RISE 4260HD PTZ camera.  Designed and built using the l...

HySecurity’s HydraWedge SM50 and StrongArm M30 made a huge splash among the 30,000 ASIS security show attendees at the Anaheim Convention Center in September. ...

Greenville, RI and Uden, The Netherlands, October 27 - Videology announces a new CCD based camera board with 960 horizontal pixels, model 2XK17X.  Alrea...

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Establishing the first line of defense between a facility and a threat on its perimeter, the guard station can also define the image of a facility. Here are twelve questions to ask before specifying a guard booth.

 

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