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As nearly 1,000 guests watched the ceremony on August 16, Huntington Ingalls Industries' Ingalls Shipbuilding division christened the company's fifth U.S. Coast Guard National Security Cutter (NSC),...
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and the Honduran National Police have signed a memorandum of cooperation to enhance their ability to share immigration and criminal history record...
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) published an Advanced Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (ANPRM) in the Federal Register on August 18, 2014, seeking comments on a broad range of topics related...

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Thousands of gallons of diesel fuel spilled into the Ohio River late Monday night during a routine fuel oil transfer at the Duke Energy W.C. Beckjord Power Station outside of Cincinnati. The spill...
The number of unaccompanied children and adults with children apprehended on the southwest border decreased by about half in July compared to June, according to the Department of Homeland Security (...
A new National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) nationwide analysis shows that between 1996 and 2011, 64,975 square miles in coastal regions -- an area larger than the state of Wisconsin...
A former Mexican police officer, who is wanted by Mexican authorities for an aggravated homicide in January 2000, was arrested last week by officers with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (...
The University of Texas (UT) Health Science Center at Houston has received nearly $1.5 million in preparedness funding from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to address the health of...
U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agriculture specialists (CBPAS) stationed at the Portland, OR, seaport recently intercepted a total of eight Asian gypsy moth (AGM) egg masses on vessels that...
Charges against 14 individuals were announced this week regarding three indictments in Puerto Rico for conspiracy to commit identification fraud, money laundering, aggravated identity theft, and...
Southern California residents lose millions of dollars each year avoiding littered, local beaches in favor of choosing cleaner beaches that are farther away and may cost more to reach, according to a...
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has announced that the Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University’s unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) test site program is ready to conduct research...

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Rockville, MD-based Emergent BioSolutions Inc. has announced that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has exercised contract options for the supply of Vaccinia Immune Globulin...
Eid Passport, Inc of Hillsboro, OR, a market leader in high-assurance identity management solutions and the largest commercial provider of vendor credentials at military facilities, has secured...
The Law Enforcement Legal Defense Fund (LELDF), a donor-driven non-profit that provides financial support to law enforcement professionals facing duty-related legal challenges, has named former FBI...
San Diego-based LRAD Corporation, a provider of long range acoustic hailing devices, has announced the receipt of orders totaling approximately $1.7 million for LRAD 500 and 1000X systems and...
In a winning entry in the “Best Metal Detection” category of the GSN 2014 Airport/Seaport/Border Security Awards program, PHD Dao Hinh Nguyen, vice president of Engineering and Product development at...

Commentary and Opinion

Foreign illegal fishing in the Gulf, mostly by Mexican crew in boats called lanchas, is a persistent -- and alarming -- problem, say authorities from Gulf Coast states and the federal government.

The urgency of the issue brought together a diverse group of stakeholders, including commercial and...

You approach the scene, taking the first steps to determining what happened and how to prevent it in the future. Following your training, you secure the area, conduct a scan of the scene, take photos to maintain a permanent record of the scene as you found it, and begin collecting and evaluating physical evidence....

For years, critics of immigration reform have argued that immigrants are a drain on entitlement programs like Medicare, increasing the burden on an already overburdened system. However, our latest report shows that the opposite is true: Immigrants’ contributions are actually subsidizing government healthcare coverage for...

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Gallagher’s D21 Disturbance Sensor enhances perimeter intrusion detection by measuring the transfer or changes of energy within a physical structure when disturbed. The sensor analyzes the...
A new Spyder pinhole camera/DVR kit is available from Sperry West. When a camera needs to be completely out-of-site to catch a crime on video, the dropped-ceiling pinhole camera can be placed on top...
Magnasphere Corp. has introduced its new HS L1.5 Series high security sensor, which can be used on safes, vaults, SCIFs and other high security applications. The device is listed to UL 634 Level 1...
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