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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....
Wed, 2016-04-06 06:50 AM
 Bosch Security Systems, Inc., Genetec Inc. “Genetec”, and SecureXperts have collaborated in the design and development of an IP video solution that is resilient against unauthorized access,...
Tue, 2016-03-22 10:42 PM
By Walter Ewing When Donald Trump speaks of the Great Wall he would build between the United States and Mexico, he fails to account for a few inconvenient facts. For instance, there are millions of...

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As the first patient to be diagnosed with Ebola in the United States is currently being treated at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas, the Healthcare Coalition for Emergency Preparedness (HCEP) remains concerned about conflicting Ebola medical waste regulations and confusion over regulations and proper procedures at hospitals across the U.S. Despite the U.S.
The American Immigration Council, the American Civil Liberties Union National Immigration Project of the National Lawyers Guild, and the National Immigration Law Center have sued the federal government to challenge its policies denying a fair deportation process to mothers and children who have fled extreme violence, death threats, rape, and persecution in Central America and come to the United States seeking safety.nike outlet orlando fl
The District of Columbia Council uncovered a serious homeland security flaw this week that should raise red flags for mayors and town managers around the country. In the nation's capitol, local transportation officials aren't conducting oversight over CSX and the goods it transports through the city. Similarly, officials are unfamiliar with the rail carrier's security policies. DC transportation officials, as traditionally classified by the federal government, aren't rail stakeholders with a need to know this information.
Editor’s note: In this article Denise Rucker Krepp, former Special Counsel to DOT General Counsel, Senior Counsel on the House Homeland Security Committee, and author of the 9/11 Act rail provisions, gives state, local officials a simple piece of advice regarding NDAs they signed with railroad companies regarding transportation of Bakken crude oil: Tear them up. They’re against the law.
Meeting the performance needs of the next generation of radar systems that will be deployed by the military is spurring the development of more efficient and sensitive hardware components to go along with the rapid advances in signal processing techniques and bandwidth.The military uses radar for many purposes, including guiding missiles to targets, directing the firing of weapon systems, and providing long-distance surveillance and navigation information.
 

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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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