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Attorney General Eric Holder announced Monday that the Justice Department will launch a new series of pilot programs in cities across the country to bring together community representatives, public...
The New York City Fire Department (FDNY) has added new technology to 15 firefighting trucks to help it keep track of firefighters’ location.Through the technology, the FDNY can automatically see...
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has issued a final greenhouse gas (GHG) Prevention of Significant Deterioration (PSD) construction permit to CCI Corpus Christi. The company plans to...

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Climate change threatens nearly half the bird species in the continental United States and Canada, including the Bald Eagle and dozens of iconic birds like the Common Loon, Baltimore Oriole and Brown...
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) employees were among the 243 men and women honored for their exceptional work, dedication, and distinguished...
Approximately 1,000 law enforcement officials fanned out across the Fashion District in downtown Los Angeles Wednesday to execute dozens of search and arrest warrants linked to businesses suspected...
U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), Office of Field Operations agriculture specialists at the Pharr International Bridge (TX) cargo facility recently intercepted a pest determined to be a first...
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has announced that it’s continuing its effort to improve America’s drinking water by providing over $8 million to create two national centers for research...
FBI Director James B. Comey has named Terry Wade special agent in charge of the criminal division at the FBI’s Los Angeles Field Office. Mr. Wade most recently served as section chief of the...
Shannon Conley, 19, of Arvada, CO, has pled guilty to one count of conspiracy to provide material support to a designated foreign terrorist organization. She pled guilty before U.S. District Court...
In a study on the prevalence of drug use by pilots who died in crashes, the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) found an upward trend in the use of both potentially impairing medications and...
The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has expanded its popular TSA Pre✓ program to Bishop International Airport (FNT). Passengers traveling on American Airlines, Delta Air Lines, Southwest...

Company News

Vienna, VA-based VidSys, a provider of Physical Security Information Management (PSIM) software, has announced that it will demonstrate the latest release of its award winning product at ASIS in...
Port Townsend, WA-based Intellicheck Mobilisa, a provider of identity solutions and wireless security systems, has been awarded a $220K contract to provide its IM2610 TWIC Plus readers to the Port of...
London, England-based Brit PLC, a global specialty insurer and reinsurer, has developed a unique insurance service to protect companies operating critical infrastructure and industrial machinery from...
Belgium-based Betafence, a provider of comprehensive solutions for high security perimeter protection, has announced the acquisition of SecureUSA, a successful U.S provider of access control systems...
The Nevada Department of Motor Vehicles has launched its new QLess Dash Pass check-in system in the Las Vegas area. The system is designed to revolutionize the DMV experience, according to agency...

Commentary and Opinion

The District of Columbia Council uncovered a serious homeland security flaw this week that should raise red flags for mayors and town managers around the country. In the nation's capitol, local transportation officials aren't conducting oversight over CSX and the goods it transports through the city. Similarly, officials are...

Editor’s note: In this article Denise Rucker Krepp, former Special Counsel to DOT General Counsel, Senior Counsel on the House Homeland Security Committee, and author of the 9/11 Act rail provisions, gives state, local officials a simple piece of advice regarding NDAs they signed with...

Meeting the performance needs of the next generation of radar systems that will be deployed by the military is spurring the development of more efficient and sensitive hardware components to go along with the rapid advances in signal processing techniques and bandwidth.

The military uses radar for many purposes,...

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