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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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Mon, 2017-07-10 07:33 PM
EDEN PRAIRIE, MN July 5, 2017 MTS Systems Corporation (NASDAQ: MTSC), a leading global supplier of high-performance test systems and sensors, continues to develop advanced technology which will help...
Fri, 2017-07-07 10:42 AM

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STATE COLLEGE, PA July 5, 2017 Mission Critical Partners, Inc. (MCP) has been selected to provide public safety technology and facility consulting services to the City of Philadelphia, which recently...
Mon, 2017-07-03 12:05 PM
JUPITER, FL June 30, 2017 Extreme Tactical Dynamics (ETD) today announced the launch of its new police light, the revolutionary BLAZE CORE™ Visor Light. Unlike traditional emergency vehicle visor...
Fri, 2017-06-30 11:59 AM

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By Steve Bittenbender Editor, Government Security News New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo issued a state of emergency Thursday, calling for expedited repair work to begin on the Metropolitan Transportation...
Wed, 2017-06-28 11:17 AM
SOPHIA-ANTIPOLIS, France June 28, 2017 Orolia, through its McMurdo brand, has been awarded a search and rescue (SAR) software contract for the Civil Aviation Authority of Botswana. McMurdo will...
Mon, 2017-06-26 10:12 AM
PALMDALE, CA June 21, 2017 Delta Scientific, the leading manufacturer of counter-terrorist vehicle control systems used in the United States and internationally, today announced that, reacting to...
Mon, 2017-06-26 09:58 AM

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ALAMOSA, CO June 23, 2017 San Luis Valley 911 is well positioned for i3 after selecting the Solacom Guardian 9-1-1 Call Handling solution to deliver next-generation call handling and management. The...
Fri, 2017-06-23 10:45 AM
MILWAUKEE June 22, 2017 American Signal Corporation (ASC) is pleased to announce that it has been chosen by Shelter Cove, CA to design and implement a Tsunami Warning System for the city. ASC was...
Wed, 2017-06-21 02:57 PM
For their search, rescue and recovery operations The Royal Moroccan Gendarmerie has chosen a Saab Seaeye Falcon underwater robotic vehicle. They choose the Falcon as a small, yet powerful resource...
Wed, 2017-06-21 02:42 PM

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Safety and security continues to be a major priority for the Sacramento Regional Transit District (SacRT). SacRT officials announced today the hiring of 30 new in-house Transit Agents to enhance...
Tue, 2017-06-20 10:53 AM
LONDON, June 19, 2017 The International Fire & Security Exhibition and Conference (IFSEC) India Expo, South Asia's largest security, civil protection and fire safety show by UBM India, is gearing...
Tue, 2017-06-20 10:43 AM
MILWAUKEE June 15, 2017 FEI Behavioral Health, a social enterprise with a 35-year history and a leader in workforce resilience from crisis management and workplace violence prevention to EAP and...

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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...
Active shooter, suicide by cop, ambush by homegrown terrorism -- these real-life scenarios require different types of officer response, but the resulting stress on the officer generates the same...
As the first patient to be diagnosed with Ebola in the United States is currently being treated at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas, the Healthcare Coalition for Emergency Preparedness (...
Governor Jerry Brown (D-CA) has signed urgently needed legislation aimed at increasing safety and services -- and decreasing violence and assaults -- in California’s five state hospitals, according...
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...

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Add Jerusalem-based Identa Corp. to the handful of companies that issued statements in the wake of the failed Christmas day attack on Flight 253, saying they have technology that can detect PETN, the...
Legalzoom.com, an online legal service, and Donate Life America (DLA), a non-profit organization, have created and are offering ICE App, intended to help users input the comprehensive data first...
Cambridge, MA-based MetaCarta, Inc., a provider of geographic search solutions, has announced the launch of MetaCarta Geographic Search and Referencing Platform (GSRP) version 4.5.   This software...
Waukesha, WI-based Magnasphere reports that its new high-security sensor, HSS, has completed its UL inspections and is ready to ship. It now meets the UL 634 Level 2 high security standard, a company...
Arlington, VA-based ICx Technologies, Inc., has unveiled ClearPoint, the newest addition to its line of Fido explosives detectors.  Designed for airport security checkpoints, Fido ClearPoint...