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Fri, 2010-02-19 01:23 PM
If you’re a border patrol agent looking to get off the front lines and behind a supervisor’s desk, this might be your chance.From now until March 5, 2010, Customs and Border Protection is offering...
Thu, 2010-02-18 05:23 PM
Customs and Border Protection (CBP) is currently running a “reverse auction” on FedBid.com to procure wireless Blackberry service for 65 lines. Due to snow storms along the East Coast, the deadline...
Thu, 2010-02-18 03:54 PM
NY Metro InfraGard, which characterizes itself as an organization that connects security professionals around the world to help protect our nation’s critical infrastructures, and Extreme Terrorism...
Wed, 2010-02-17 11:48 AM
New York City-based Risk Control Strategies, which characterizes itself as a privately held threat management, investigative and security consulting firm, is launching the Terrorist Response Team (...
Tue, 2010-02-16 03:00 PM
Palmdale, CA-based Delta Scientific, a manufacturer of counter-terrorist vehicle control systems, has unveiled its new DSC1400 hydraulic-operated traffic control barrier.The DSC1400 is a surface-...
Mon, 2010-02-15 03:13 PM
Arlington, VA-based ICx Technologies, Inc., has unveiled ClearPoint, the newest addition to its line of Fido explosives detectors.  Designed for airport security checkpoints, Fido ClearPoint...
Thu, 2010-02-11 04:21 PM
The Domestic Nuclear Detection Office within DHS is gathering information from companies and other organizations about their ability to detect radiological and nuclear materials being carried on...
Thu, 2010-02-11 02:57 PM
The National Institute of Justice expects to award 100 grants that will fund “research, development, testing, and evaluation” of new technologies that will “address the geospatial technology needs of...
Thu, 2010-02-11 02:44 PM
Eugene Gerstein, a former Israel Defense Forces officer, an ex-cop and veteran of the IT and telecom industries, has been named vice president of business development at Visual Defence Security and...
Wed, 2010-02-10 03:33 PM
Rockville, MD-based MELE Associates Inc., which describes itself as a minority / veteran-owned small business, has opened a Homeland Security and Intelligence division.And Richard G. Irwin, a a...
Wed, 2010-02-10 02:05 PM
While the current market for security, law-enforcement and first-responder robots stands at $203 million, and the typical first-responder robot costs around $50,000, the “costs of robots are expected...
Mon, 2010-02-08 01:32 PM
Because the nearest available drinking water is 10 miles away, in Oro Grande, NM, the Border Patrol’s checkpoint on Highway 54 -- which sits about 55 miles north of El Paso, TX – wants to hire a...

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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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