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Thu, 2016-11-10 11:07 PM
SECAUCUS, NJ Nov. 10, 2016 Send Word Now®, the leading worldwide provider of emergency notification and critical communications services, announced today its award of U.S. patent no. 9,485,643. The...
Wed, 2016-11-09 09:48 AM
By Nelson Daza GSN Guest Columnist 
Wed, 2016-11-09 08:25 AM

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FORT WORTH, TX and NORWALK, CT Nov. 3, 2016 Helicopters are once again proving their worth in the wake of Hurricane Matthew, and three firms – Bell Helicopter, Airlink and GE – have combined efforts...
Tue, 2016-11-08 10:06 AM
SAN LUIS OBISPO, CA Nov. 7, 2016 Trust Automation, Inc., known for standard and custom high efficiency motors and controls as well as support system solutions, announced today that they provided...
Fri, 2016-11-04 07:21 AM
Louisville Metro Government began late last month installing locally created, low-cost wireless smoke detectors in vacant and abandoned properties, in an innovative way to reduce fire risk.The city’s...
Wed, 2016-11-02 01:04 AM

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WASHINGTON Oct. 19, 2016 The Association of American Railroads (AAR) today announced the 2015 recipients of the Holden-Proefrock Award and Non-Accident Release Grand Slam Award. In addition,...
Mon, 2016-10-31 05:46 AM
NORFOLK, VA Oct. 28, 2016 Norfolk Southern Corporation's safety train rolled into Chattanooga, Tenn., this week, hosting 195 area emergency responders who received advanced training in safely...
Wed, 2016-10-26 06:12 AM

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PITTSBURGH, Oct. 25, 2016 Michael Baker International, a global leader in engineering, planning and consulting services, today announced in conjunction with the National Alliance for Public Safety...
Mon, 2016-10-24 03:39 AM
Oct 20, 2016 Recognizing the increased threats and safety needs facing public schools, AASA, The School Superintendents Association, and CrisisGo, Inc. have teamed up to offer all AASA members an...
Thu, 2016-10-20 01:47 AM

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CHICAGO Oct. 19, 2016 Solacom Technologies, the industry leader in Next Generation 9-1-1 solutions has announced that their Kansas-based Hosted NG9-1-1 solution has been enhanced to support Text-to-...
Wed, 2016-10-19 02:11 AM
MADISON, CT Oct. 18, 2016 The Bristol, TN Emergency Communications District 911 has upgraded their 911 call handling operations with PowerPhone's Total Response protocol and call handling system....
Wed, 2016-10-19 01:33 AM
SAN DIEGO Oct. 18, 2016 LRAD Corporation (NASDAQ: LRAD), the world’s leading provider of acoustic hailing devices and advanced mass notification systems, today announced a $1.3 million award for...

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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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Add Jerusalem-based Identa Corp. to the handful of companies that issued statements in the wake of the failed...

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