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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 (...
Wed, 2010-02-17 11:45 AM
Montclair, CA-based CaseCruzer is offering a new case, the GunCruzer KR-20, designed for the military and law enforcement.The new case, the company says, “deters malicious sabotage and pilfering by...
Mon, 2010-02-15 04:13 PM
The National Institute of Justice, the research, development, and evaluation agency of the U.S. Department of Justice, seeks applications for funding research and development of sensor and...
Mon, 2010-02-15 04:09 PM
The National Institute of Justice seeks grant applications from eligible applicants who can “research, develop, and demonstrate a hand-held biometric acquisition device that can identify individuals...
Mon, 2010-02-15 03:23 PM
In the wake of Frost & Sullivan’s recent prediction that the homeland-security sector will continue to enjoy “healthy” growth, despite the many troubles of the wider economy, comes confirmation...
Mon, 2010-02-15 03:19 PM
Fitchburg, MA-based Headwall Photonics has announced the availability of the High Efficiency Hyperspec imaging sensor for airborne spectral sensing missions that require significantly higher levels...
Mon, 2010-02-15 03:15 PM
When the bipartisan Commission on the Prevention of Weapons of Mass Destruction Proliferation and Terrorism, headed by former Senator Bob Graham (D-FL) and former Senator Jim Talent (R-MO), recently...
Thu, 2010-02-11 04:51 PM
FEMA has drafted what it calls a National Disaster Recovery Framework, which lays out a systematic approach to disaster recovery that is applicable to all levels of government, and it is soliciting...
Wed, 2010-02-10 08:43 PM
The U.S. Treasury Department has issued new rules that will allow law enforcement agencies in 27 different European countries, as well as state and local law enforcement agencies in the U.S., to ask...
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 03:29 PM
Chantilly, VA-based First Line Technology, LLC and Salt Lake City, UT-based CarbonX Non-Flammable Fabrics (a product of Chapman Innovations) report that they have joined together to bring first...
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...

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As any Security Operative will be aware, body armor is a wide-ranging term that covers a number of products, and understanding exactly which is best for you can be difficult. Being aware of the different options available to you allows you to better understand how to keep yourself protected. However, even after you have chosen the correct style and level of protection according to the environments you will find yourself in, it can be difficult to know how best to care for your armor.
Body armor should be considered a necessary piece of equipment for all Security Personnel. This is not only because of the dangers inherent to their occupation, but because of the myriad benefits a bullet proof vest for example can offer. Protective clothing is more accessible than ever before, and the protection it can provide is unparalleled. This is why it should be considered necessary for all Personnel. However, body armor is a very broad term, and understanding what exactly is available will help ensure the right protection is utilized.
New York, NY, December 21 - Mr. Terry Gainer, Chief of Police, said, "The trend that is having the greatest impact is the emergence of new surveillance devices. Technologies such as drones, body cameras, license plate trackers, audio/video reconnaissance, and facial recognition are causing a large influx in data. This, in turn, is creating a number of challenges for public safety organizations with regard to data management and integration, evidence retrieval, and analytics.
Los Angeles, CA, December 9 -  The American Alliance of Airport Police Officers (AAAPO) supports legislation introduced by Senator Bill Nelson (D- FL), Ranking Member of the Senate Commerce, Science, & Transportation Committee, to strengthen internal security at our nation's airports.
Saint Leo, FL, October 28 - A new nationwide survey by the Saint Leo University Polling Institute found 86.8 percent of respondents either strongly or somewhat agreed that police officers should be required to wear body cameras to better assist in reviewing difficult incidents, while 79 percent said the U.S. Department of Justice should continue to open investigations of community police departments following controversial incidents.
 

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