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Tue, 2014-09-23 07:09 PM

 

Attorney General Eric Holder has announced that the federal prison population has dropped by roughly 4,800 inmates since September 2013, representing the first time the federal inmate population has...
Wed, 2014-09-10 07:52 PM

Terry Wade

FBI Director James B. Comey has named Terry Wade special agent in charge of the criminal division at the FBI’s Los Angeles Field Office. Mr. Wade most recently served as section chief of the...
Tue, 2014-09-09 06:57 PM
More than 20,000 security professionals from 80 countries are expected to attend the ASIS International (ASIS) 2014 60th Annual Seminar and Exhibits taking place 29 Sept.-02 Oct. at the Georgia World...
Thu, 2014-08-28 06:17 PM
Thanks to alerts from concerned readers and advertisers of Government Security News, we learned yesterday that attempts to log into the “GSN” website have resulted in notices to the effect that “...
Wed, 2014-08-13 01:22 AM
According to the American Association of Port Authorities, the Lower Mississippi River, where the Port of New Orleans is located, provides transportation for over 45% of all energy resources and more...
Tue, 2014-07-22 02:29 PM
The days of halting trains and unloading contents for inspection appear to be over at the Dutch Port of Rotterdam, where trained operators can now use high-power X-ray scanners to produce clear,...
Wed, 2014-07-02 12:16 AM
U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has announced that it is formalizing and expanding an Air Cargo Advance Screening (ACAS) pilot program that revises the time frame for transmission by pilot...
Tue, 2014-06-24 08:04 AM

Michael Madsen

GSN parent company World Business Media has announced that Michael Madsen, the company’s first advertising director and longtime sales “MVP,” has been promoted from Associate Publisher to Publisher...
Mon, 2014-04-28 10:19 PM

Nicky

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has announced that one of its police dogs helped them seize undeclared cash last week at Washington Dulles International Airport.
Tue, 2014-04-08 11:18 PM
Implant Sciences Corporation, a high technology supplier of systems and sensors for homeland security and defense markets, has announced it has signed its second Cooperative Research and Development...
Sun, 2014-02-02 05:55 PM
U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers working at the Calexico, California downtown port of entry Tuesday discovered approximately $265,000 worth of crystal methamphetamine concealed...
Mon, 2014-01-06 11:30 AM

Optex Redscan Laser Detector

Optex Co, Ltd, a leading manufacturer of security infrared and laser technology, announced the integration of its IP sensors and detection products with AXIS Communications network cameras and the...

Commentary and Opinions

Protecting our nation's borders is a daunting task, requiring constant vigilance by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and border and port security officials. Because border and port security officials face a unique set of challenges at any given point of entry, increased awareness and enhanced security operations are needed. While sensor-based intelligence information is currently being used to enhance security, the ever-expanding number of land-based and airborne sensor platforms is providing an unmanageable deluge of information – ultimately causing some important information to be overlooked.
The specter of gun violence threatens cities virtually throughout the world, and the deepening economic downturn appears already to have caused an increase in crime rates as well as gun violence. Battling their own budget reductions amidst the broader financial crisis, many law enforcement and defense agencies are turning to wide-area acoustic surveillance systems in order to make the most of already scant resources -- and to give them an edge on gun crime.
 

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