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Sun, 2016-01-10 10:47 AM
Cleveland OH, January 5 - Mace Security International, Inc. today announced a significant increase in customer demand for its iconic Mace® Brand defense sprays internationally. The company believes...
Mon, 2016-01-04 12:08 PM
Washington, DC, December 30 - In what has already been a historically busy year for disaster relief, The American Red Cross is responding once again to the ongoing flooding in the Midwest, as well as...
Wed, 2015-12-30 01:39 PM
Newark, CA, December 29 - Springfield, Mass. topped the nation with the largest reduction in New Year's Eve celebratory gunfire, down 60 percent from 2013 to 2014, according to ShotSpotter data....
Wed, 2015-12-30 01:23 PM

Surgeon's perspective - Fireworks aren't worth the risk

Washington, DC, December 28 - New Year's Eve is a wonderful time to celebrate the start of a new year. And fireworks are a wonderful way of celebrating. However, fireworks and alcohol don't mix! If...
Mon, 2015-12-21 12:17 PM

Dr. Eitan Yudilevich, BIRD

Tel Aviv, Israel, December 15 - The Israel -U.S. Binational Industrial Research and Development (BIRD) Foundation announced that the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Israeli...
Thu, 2015-12-17 12:50 PM
Washington, DC, December 16 - In 2011, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) replaced the color-coded alerts of the Homeland Security Advisory System (HSAS) with the National Terrorism Advisory...
Wed, 2015-12-16 02:50 PM
Los Angeles, CA, December 16, 2015 - In an Elite Interactive Solutions report issued October 1, 2015, Elite ISI’s Remote Guarding service was able to stop false alarms to police for three months....
Tue, 2015-12-15 11:20 AM

Dr. Reginald Brothers

Washington DC, December 9 - The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) today announced the membership of its Project 25 Compliance Assessment Program (P25...
Thu, 2015-12-10 12:21 PM

Lt. Gov. Boyd K. Rutherford

Baltimore, MD, December 8 - Ameritox (SM), a national leader in medication monitoring solutions, today applauded the Maryland Heroin and Opioid Emergency Task Force, chaired by Maryland Lieutenant...
Sun, 2015-12-06 12:06 PM
After months of coordination between the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) and the New York Police Department (NYPD) Counter Terrorism Division, the...
Tue, 2015-12-01 12:02 PM
Santa Barbara, CA, November 25 - A geospatial analysis by Direct Relief has identified communities in California's Los Angeles, San Luis Obispo, Yolo, Lake, and Trinity counties as facing especially...
Tue, 2015-11-24 02:09 PM

Shohini Baneerjee, Warwich H.S.

By Karen Ferrick-RomanCoordinated attacks in a Paris concert hall and cafes. A lone gunman killing nine and himself on a rural community college in Oregon—on an October day when campuses in Arizona...

Commentary and Opinions

By Steve Bittenbender As the Transportation Secretary waits on the findings from a task force looking at how to establish a registration system for unmanned aircraft, a public policy organization is calling on Congress to take additional action to help make the skies safer. The American Leadership and Policy Foundation said Congress should consider requiring background checks performed on people who purchase drones and the components to make such unmanned machines. A licensing and certification process also should be examined.
Arlington, VA, October 28 - Today, the National Association of Chemical Distributors (NACD) applauded the U.S. Senate and the U.S. House of Representatives' passage of short-term highway funding legislation that, among other provisions, extends the deadline for railroads to implement positive train control (PTC) technology that would prevent train collisions and derailments caused by speeding.
By Joshua Breisblatt Last week, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) released a yearly report on the number of use of force incidents. The report stated that use of force incidents by officers and agents were down 26 percent from the previous year, from 1,037 in Fiscal Year (FY) 2014 to 768 in FY 2015.
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).
 

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