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Police Rescue Teacher Held Hostage at CA Elementary School

November 1, 2017
A SWAT team rescued a teacher being held hostage in the classroom of an elementary school in Riverside, CA, Tuesday after an hourslong standoff. The hostage taker was fatally shot. More Here.

NYPD Bomb Tech Details for Jury How Pressure Cooker Bombs were Disarmed Last Year

October 9, 2017
The NYPD bomb-squad detective stood on West 27th Street in Chelsea on that warm Saturday night. A pressure cooker had been found on the sidewalk, with a cellphone beside it, the two connected by wires. A woman who had called 911 initially thought it was a child’s discarded science experiment. The detective knew it was likely an explosive device — another one had just exploded four blocks away.

IL Police Department Tells People to Stop Bringing War Souvenir Munitions to Station for Disposal

August 25, 2017
“If you find an unexploded WWII anti-tank round in your home, PLEASE, don't drive it to the police department in a cardboard box,” a Tuesday tweet from the Dixon Police Department reads.

4 NC Officers Injured in Explosive Device Attack

June 14, 2017
The officers had to have metal shrapnel removed from their skin after someone threw an explosive device at them.

LASD to Deploy UAV to Aid Deputies Working Bomb and Hostage Incidents

January 13, 2017
Los Angeles County Sheriff Jim McDonnell said Thursday that his agency will begin deploying an unmanned aerial device to aid deputies responding to arson scenes, suspected bombs and hostage situations, but he promised the device would not be used to surveil residents.

Charlotte Police HQ Evacuated After K-9 Alerts on "Suspicious Package"

September 28, 2016
Charlotte-Mecklenburg police removed a suspicious package from the department's uptown headquarters Tuesday night. More Here.

Video: Charlotte Police HQ Evacuated After K-9 Alerts on "Suspicious Package"

September 28, 2016
Charlotte-Mecklenburg police removed a suspicious package from the department's uptown headquarters Tuesday night.

Five IEDs Found Near NJ Train Station

September 19, 2016
An explosive device detonated during a police attempt to disarm it in Elizabeth, New Jersey early Monday, in the third New York City area incident involving what appear to be improvised bombs.

Dozens Injured in New York Bombing, Second Device Found

September 18, 2016
An explosion rocked a crowded Manhattan neighborhood and injured 29 people, and a suspicious device discovered blocks away was safely removed early Sunday.

Florida Bomb Squad Builds Beeping Easter Eggs for Blind Children to Hunt

March 28, 2016
The Tampa Bay Area Regional Bomb Squad built special Easter eggs so that local children who are blind or visually impaired could enjoy an Easter egg hunt this weekend.

How to Become a Bomb Tech

September 4, 2015

There are many more officers who want to wear the fabled bomb tech symbol of laurel leaves, electric bolts, and an aerial known as the "crab" than there are positions available.

XCAT Narcotics, GSR and Explosives Detection System

July 24, 2015
The XCAT Narcotics, GSR, and Explosives detection system detects trace and visible substances in less than 2 minutes.

Dallas PD Headquarters Attacked by Gunman, Explosives Found

June 13, 2015
Police negotiators have been working to persuade the suspect or suspect to surrender since early this morning. The suspect has refused to do so, he has told police that he is wounded, and has threatened to “blow up“ police.

Video: Texas Bomb Techs Detonate 10 Tons of Illegal Fireworks

March 19, 2015
A court ordered that the fireworks be properly disposed of in a controlled destruction during the day, because "it was not meant to be a fireworks show."

Texas Bomb Techs Detonate 10 Tons of Illegal Fireworks

March 19, 2015
A court ordered that the fireworks be properly disposed of in a controlled destruction during the day, because "it was not meant to be a fireworks show." More Here.

XCAT Narcotics, Explosives and Gunshot Residue Detection System

December 19, 2014
Sample suspects at the scene for GSR, test trace samples of narcotics, swab for explosives – all with one system.

BearCat EOD "BombCat" ARV

August 29, 2014
Lenco's product line includes the Bear armored SWAT truck, and several variants of the BearCat, including the BearCat Tactical SUV and the BearCat EOD "BombCat" armored response vehicle for EOD and IEDD first responders.

Waterwall Blast Suppression

July 30, 2014
Ideally suited for first-response personnel, regional bomb squads, and specialist emergency crews, Cintec North America's Waterwall System is a series of water inflated, rapidly deployable blast suppression devices.

Huron APC

July 30, 2014
Inkas' Huron armored personnel carrier (APC) is designed with a high level of maneuverability and is extremely lightweight relative to its size. It incorporates lightweight armor that increases its mobility and speed performance, including off road.

Lightweight Explosives Disruptor

July 30, 2014
Alford Technologies' new 1-liter Bottler Lite is a lightweight user-filled explosive disruptor. Bottler Lite and the standard Bottler ranges are patented omni-directional explosive disruptors that come in a range of different sizes.
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