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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....

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Mon, 2017-04-24 07:10 AM
MILWAUKEE April 20, 2017 American Signal Corporation (ASC) is pleased to announce that it has entered the final implementation phases for its newest large-scale multi threat – multi channel early...
Fri, 2017-04-21 09:52 AM
MILWAUKEE April 17, 2017 On April 3, 2017 at its corporate office in Milwaukee, WI, American Signal Corporation (ASC) met with systems integrator and joint venture partner, United Telecom Ltd (UTL),...
Fri, 2017-04-21 08:03 AM
MADISON, CT April 19, 2017 Loudon County Emergency Communications District (Tennessee) earned accreditation through PowerPhone and demonstrated a continued commitment to emergency call-handling...
Thu, 2017-04-20 09:16 AM
DAYTON, OH April 19, 2017 Honeywell (NYSE: HON) announced today that its flagship Honeywell TITAN™ firefighter breathing equipment has been improved with a louder alarm to make it easier to find...
Thu, 2017-04-20 09:08 AM
TIRAT CARMEL, Israel April 19, 2017 MeMed Ltd. announced today that it has been awarded a contract by the Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA), a branch of the US Department of Defense (DoD)....
Thu, 2017-04-20 09:01 AM

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WOODBRIDGE, VA April 17, 2017 MAG Aerospace (MAG) has acquired Discovery Air Fire Services Inc. (DAFS), formerly a subsidiary of Canada-based specialty aviation provider, Discovery Air Inc. This...
Fri, 2017-04-14 04:19 PM
April 10, 2017 Today FLIR announced the launch of its new educational resource, FLIR PRIMED – Prepare, Recognize, Input, Monitor, Experience, Decision – a free, online tool that provides First...
Thu, 2017-04-13 02:44 PM

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SILVER SPRING, MD April 11, 2017 In the wake of a tragic shooting in San Bernardino, California, on Monday, the Security Industry Association (SIA) pressed for wide adoption of school security...
Thu, 2017-04-13 02:40 PM
Rome April 10, 2017 Leonardo has provided an advanced communications network for the G7 summit in Taormina, allowing for the effective coordination of security operations. Security forces protecting...
Wed, 2017-04-12 01:53 PM
According to a report in the UK's Sunday Telegraph, Britain’s airports and nuclear power stations have been told to tighten their defences against terrorist attacks in the face of increased threats...
Wed, 2017-04-12 01:06 PM

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SAN DIEGO, CA April 11, 2017 LRAD Corporation (NASDAQ: LRAD), the world’s leading provider of acoustic hailing devices and advanced mass notification systems, today announced two additions to the...
Wed, 2017-04-12 12:56 PM
NEW YORK April 11, 2017 Cities of Service is proud to announce the launch of its new Impact Volunteering grant program, Prepared Together. Made possible with generous support from the Walmart...

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The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has announced drunk driving fatalities decreased from 10,322 in 2012 to 10,076 in 2013. NHTSA also announced that overall traffic fatalities decreased from 33,561 in 2012 to 32,719 in 2013, with 31 percent of all fatalities resulting from a drunk driving crash measured from .08 BAC and above.Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD), a nonprofit working to protect families from drunk driving and underage drinking, learned that drunk driving fatalities continued to top 10,000.
The law firm representing ten families -- nine of whom lost family members in the Sandy Hook shooting, along with a teacher who was shot multiple times but survived -- has said they have initiated a lawsuit against the manufacturer, distributor, and seller of the Bushmaster AR-15 rifle used in the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School on December 14, 2012. The lawsuit alleges negligence and wrongful death.
In a letter addressed to Dr. Margaret Chan, director general of the World Health Organization (WHO), AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF), the largest AIDS nonprofit organization in the U.S.
With security awareness, threat assessment, and risk analysis extending into new areas like international traveler health screening, vigilance at the doors of elementary schools, and intensified subway passenger safety, it’s important for government security professionals everywhere to keep their knowledge and credentials continuously up-to-date.
We’re almost through hurricane season, and so far we’ve been lucky: none of the hurricanes or tropical storms have caused significant damage. Even so, we’re not out of the woods yet. Researchers at Colorado State University predicted the 2014 hurricane season would see three storms making landfall, and one will be a Category 3 or higher.
 

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