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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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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

Danforth

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...
Wed, 2017-04-12 12:47 PM

Ellertson

BURLINGTON, MA April 10, 2017 Everbridge, Inc. (NASDAQ: EVBG), a global software company that provides critical event management and enterprise safety applications to help keep people safe and...
Fri, 2017-04-07 04:18 PM
MCLEANSBORO, IL April 5, 2017 STC, Inc., manufacturer of the EMTRAC signal-priority system, has integrated Galileo satellite navigation with EMTRAC equipment installed in transit and emergency...
Tue, 2017-04-04 12:46 PM

Stephenson

DALLAS March 30, 2017 AT&T* has been selected by the First Responder Network Authority (FirstNet) to build and manage the first broadband network dedicated to America's police, firefighters and...
Tue, 2017-04-04 12:37 PM
HOUSTON April 3, 2017 SignalBooster.com has announced that it is accepting pre-orders of Guardian3 QR, the new highly intuitive public safety band signal booster with built-in...
Mon, 2017-03-27 04:34 PM
LAUREL, MS March 23, 2017 With the USDA's confirmation of Avian Influenza in southern Tennessee, Alabama, and now Kentucky, the virus has struck the United States for the fourth year in a row. Since...
Fri, 2017-03-24 01:50 PM
NEW YORK March 22, 2017 Carbyne, exclusive distributors of Reporty technologies, announced their official launch into the U.S. market today. As a multinational company providing emergency calling...
Wed, 2017-03-22 04:32 PM

Willenbacher

HOUSTON March 21, 2017 Bristow U.S. LLC  today announced that it has been awarded a contract with Shell Offshore, Inc., a subsidiary of Royal Dutch Shell (Shell), for medevac and search and...
Tue, 2017-03-21 04:19 PM

Goss

WASHINGTON, March 20, 2017 The IEEE Boston Section has since shortly after 9/11 sought to improve the security of our nation. Section leaders have continuously stressed to homeland security officials...
Thu, 2017-03-16 01:50 PM

Simpson

NEW YORK March 14, 2017 \RapidSOS today announced that Rear Admiral (ret.) David G. Simpson, former Chief of the Federal Communications Commission's Public Safety and Homeland Security Bureau, is...

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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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