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Thu, 2017-02-09 07:57 AM

Lightfoot

WASHINGTON Feb. 8, 2017 Teams at NASA's Michoud Assembly Facility in New Orleans worked overnight and are continuing Wednesday with assessment and recovery efforts following a tornado strike at the...
Wed, 2017-02-08 06:48 AM
BREA, CA Feb. 7, 2017 There were 476 Mass Shootings in 2016 alone! Further, there were more than 150,000 plus gun violence incidents or deaths from 2013-2016, and already 40 mass shootings this year!...
Tue, 2017-02-07 04:57 AM

DeCourcey

WASHINGTON Feb. 6, 2017 The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation, in partnership with Johnson Controls, Inc., today released the Safety and Security Quick Guides, an online platform to educate...
Tue, 2017-02-07 04:48 AM
SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 6, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- TerrorMate is the world's first encrypted terrorism alert app with mobile to mobile encrypted instant messaging, terror alert and attack geo location...
Tue, 2017-02-07 04:42 AM

Kline

WASHINGTON Feb. 6, 2017 The Cadmus Group, Inc. (Cadmus) announced today that it has fully integrated Obsidian, A Cadmus Company, into its operations. As a result of the integration, Cadmus has...
Tue, 2017-02-07 04:35 AM

Butler

WASHINGTON Feb. 6, 2017 America's Public Television Stations (APTS) applaud Houston Public Media and Houston public safety offices which worked together during yesterday's Super Bowl to ensure...
Mon, 2017-02-06 07:57 AM

Axbey

FRAMINGHAM, MA Feb. 1, 2017 Rave Mobile Safety (Rave), the provider of critical communication and data platform solutions trusted to save lives, today announced several 2016 key milestones that...
Fri, 2017-02-03 08:24 AM

Cox

WASHINGTON Feb. 2, 2017 Today, American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE) National President J. David Cox Sr. testified before the House Homeland Security Committee at a hearing titled “The...
Fri, 2017-02-03 08:21 AM

Criswell

WASHINGTON Feb. 2, 2017 The Cadmus Group, Inc. (Cadmus) announced today that it has hired Deanne B. Criswell as a principal in its growing homeland security sector. Criswell will be leading Cadmus’...
Thu, 2017-02-02 05:39 AM

Danforth

SAN DIEGO Feb. 1, 2017 LRAD Corporation (NASDAQ: LRAD), the world’s leading provider of acoustic hailing devices (“AHDs”) and advanced mass notification systems, today announced international orders...
Mon, 2017-01-30 07:43 AM
ROXBURY, NJ Jan. 26, 2017 The school district of Roxbury, New Jersey, is the first in the nation to outfit every school with trauma kits thanks to a partnership between the Roxbury Township Police...
Mon, 2017-01-30 07:39 AM
SPOKANE, WA Jan. 27, 2017 Spokane Police Officer Timothy Schwering will be honored during a ceremony today for his heroic rescue of Kimberly Novak from her burning car. The ceremony will take place...

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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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