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Wed, 2010-02-17 12:42 PM
Louisville, KY-based FacilityONE, Fairfax, VA-based Pace Global Energy Services  and Washington, DC-based Ridge Global report that they have entered in to a strategic partnership that will offer...
Wed, 2010-02-17 11:54 AM
The Department of Health and Human Services plans to issue a broad agency announcement on March 3 that will offer one or more research contracts for efforts to develop medical countermeasures for...
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-...
Tue, 2010-02-16 02:57 PM
Blue Bell, PA-based Unisys reports that its Mexican subsidiary has been awarded a contract by the Secretaria de Gobernacion / Registro Nacional de Poblacion (Mexican Ministry of Internal Affairs /...
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 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 03:13 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...
Sun, 2010-02-14 11:41 AM
The Atlanta, GA-based Homeland Security Foundation of America has launched RubyWATCH, a national terrorism and crime prevention database that also functions as a tip line for citizens.HSFA, a non-...
Sun, 2010-02-14 11:38 AM
Copenhagen-based Milestone Systems, a specialist in open-platform IP video management software, has added several new staff members. They include:Craig Frost, who becomes the New England / Upstate...
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...

Commentary and Opinions

December 8 - Among the men suspected of helping carry out the Nov. 13, 2015 Paris terrorist attacks is Samy Amimour, a 28-year-old French citizen who already had been charged with terrorist conspiracy in 2012. He is not the first person to be charged with a terrorism-related crime and then later to be associated with a serious attack. In January 2015, two brothers — Chérif and Saïd Kouachi – killed 12 people at the Paris offices of the Charlie Hebdo satire magazine.
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.
Washington, DC, September 17 - Representing more than 1,100 police chiefs, sheriffs and prosecutors, members of Fight Crime: Invest in Kids are meeting with lawmakers in Congress on Thursday, September 17. Their message: states across the nation must continue efforts to reduce the number of juvenile offenders in state-run facilities and focus instead on family interventions that have been proven to reduce juvenile crime and save taxpayer dollars.
Washington, DC, September 11 - Today, the nation marks the 14th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks that took the lives of some 3,000 Americans. In the 14 years that have passed, the world has become an even more dangerous place, while in many ways our defenses against another major terrorist attack have been weakened, warns the Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR).
Atlanta, GA, August 17 - The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) today announced the formation of a new campaign to improve legal response to hate crimes across the United States. 50 States Against Hate: An Initiative for Stronger Hate Crime Laws will work toward the passage of hate crime laws in the five states which do not have them – Arkansas, Georgia, Indiana, South Carolina and Wyoming – while simultaneously seeking to make existing hate crime laws in the other 45 states more inclusive and comprehensive.
 

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Sarnia, ON, December 16 - A research collaboration between Lambton College's Bluewater Technology Access Centre (BTAC) and Lamperd Less Lethal, Inc. has led to the su...

Westford, MA, December 17 - Tyco Security Products introduces the integration of IdentyTech™ fingerprint readers with Software House’s C•CURE 9000 security and event management...

Ridgefield Park, NJ, December 7 - DVTEL, which was recently acquired by FLIR, is excited to announce the next generation Ariel dome  and bullet cameras set a new standard o...

Carlsbad, CA - November 17 - Nortek Security & Control, LLC, a leader in security and access control solutions, today introduced the Linear ProControl™ embed...

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. ...