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Dubhe Beinhorn describes AtHoc, Inc, winner of GSN’s 2012 award for “Best Mass Notification Solutions,” as a company that operates in one sector only: critical communications for crisis management....


Fri, 2016-09-23 07:17 AM


LOUISVILLE Sept. 22, 2016 In an effort to further enhance public safety, Mayor Greg Fischer and Louisville Metro Police Chief Steve Conrad today announced plans to purchase and install a gunshot...
Wed, 2016-09-21 05:09 PM


NASHUA, NH Sept. 20, 2016 Ping4 Inc., creator of smartphone-based emergency alerting applications, announced it has been awarded a development contract with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security...
Wed, 2016-09-21 08:17 AM
DUBLIN, Sept. 20, 2016 A new study released in The Journal of Clinical Pharmacology finds that the newly Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved intranasal (IN) formulation of naloxone, NARCAN® (...
Tue, 2016-09-20 12:49 AM


Sept. 19, 2016 Governor Terry McAuliffe announced today that $5.7 million in federal funds will be awarded for 99 projects to enhance emergency preparedness and security throughout the Commonwealth....
Tue, 2016-09-20 12:34 AM


HARRISBURG, PA Sept. 19, 2016 More than $604,000 in grants are being awarded to help Pennsylvania's rural communities guard against the threat of fires in forests and other undeveloped areas,...
Mon, 2016-09-19 06:59 AM
Sept. 18, 2016 Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today directed the State Police and National Guard to deploy an additional 1,000 uniformed officers out of an abundance of caution to high-profile locations...
Mon, 2016-09-19 06:29 AM
LOS ANGELES Sept. 16, 2016 Fire recently broke out in an industrial section of Downtown Los Angeles due to the explosion of some gas cylinders, according to a September 12 Los Angeles Times article (...
Wed, 2016-09-14 05:35 PM
ROWLEY, MA Sept. 12, 2016 Shooter Detection Systems LLC (SDS), the world leader in indoor gunshot detection technology, today announced their strategic alliance with Genetec Inc. (“Genetec”), a...
Wed, 2016-09-14 05:07 PM
MINNEAPOLIS Sept. 13, 2016 In honor of National Preparedness Month this September, SWIFT Weather announced today their company will start offering a 40 percent discount on its award-winning Weather...
Tue, 2016-09-13 11:00 PM


LONDON, Sept. 13, 2016 In response to the growing and rapidly evolving terror threat, insurance broker Lockton in conjunction with London Market insurers Hiscox, Beazley, Talbot and XL Catlin, have...
Tue, 2016-09-13 11:00 PM
NEWARK, DE Sept. 13, 2016 B&W Tek, an advanced instrumentation company that delivers lab quality Raman spectroscopy solutions through user-friendly mobile platforms, is proud to be setting...
Tue, 2016-09-13 04:09 PM
NEW YORK Sept. 8, 2016 Plan B Marine today announced the inception of its maritime evacuation service from Manhattan. "It's for anyone who can't afford to be caught in the stampede off the island if...

Commentary and Opinions

Washington, DC, December 29 - The year began with a powerful nor'easter that dumped several feet of snow in Massachusetts, forcing major road closings and flight cancellations in the Northeast. In October, heavy rains in the Charleston, South Carolina area resulted in flooding that caused widespread losses. The year ended with deadly tornadoes and floods sweeping through the Midwest and the South.
New York, NY, December 23 - With multiple recent terrorist incidents in the news, and the issues they raise driving heated discussion in the latest Presidential debates, it may come as little surprise to hear that terrorism currently leads the list of issues Americans want to see government action on: 24% of U.S. adults name it – without prompting – among the top issues for the government to address.
Houston, TX, December 16 - Terrorist attacks in such places as offices, concert venues and stadiums in the U.S. and internationally have made it clear that no one's personal safety is guaranteed. While we cannot live in fear, it is wise to live with caution and prudence, says Robert H. Sholly, a retired army colonel who is experienced in both counter-terrorism and performing security assessments for companies internationally.
Colorado Springs, December 3 - "I'm deeply saddened by today's active shooting event in San Bernardino, right on the heels of two similar events in Colorado Springs, CO and of course Paris.  These events hit home for me having managed through similar events in Aurora and Littleton, CO during my tenure at Denver Health Paramedic Division." What you need to know: 

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