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Lenco Introduces Bearcat EOD BombCat Armored Vehicle

June 14, 2013
In addition to technicians, the BombCat accommodates a large tactical robot like the Andros F6A that can be readily accessed using a fold-down ramp at the curb side door or deployed from a hydraulically controlled platform at the front of the vehicle.

Bomb Threat Evacuates Princeton University

June 11, 2013
Employees were told to leave the campus just before 10:30 a.m. Tuesday. No classes are in session at Princeton although some summer programs are taking place.

Video: Boston Marathon Bombing Kills 3, Injures 134

April 15, 2013
Two explosions rocked the finish line of the Boston Marathon on Monday afternoon, killing three and injuring 134 others including a police officer. A 20-year-old Saudi Arabian suspect with severe burns is being guarded at a local hospital.

Ariz. Police Intercept Bomb Addressed to Joe Arpaio

April 12, 2013
A package addressed to Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio containing explosive materials was found at a Flagstaff post office on Thursday, according to local and federal authorities.

Suicidal Fla. Student Planned Attack, Explosives Found

March 18, 2013
The man found dead in a University of Central Florida (UCF) dorm room of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound on Monday was a former student who had planned an attack but changed his mind.

Police Dogs

October 24, 2012

Law enforcement agencies typically purchase K-9s from trainers or dealers who acquire them from Europe, where legacy blood lines have been long established. Breeds most commonly used for detection and apprehension include the Belgian Malonois, German Shepherd, Dutch Shepherd, and a variety of Labradors. Dogs can be single purpose (for apprehensions) or dual purpose for apprehensions and detection for narcotics, explosives, or cadavers. Read "K-9 Training Challenges" for more detail. Photos provided by Becki and John Johnston of AceK9.com.

Waterwall System

September 30, 2012
Cintec North America's Waterwall System consists of a series of water inflated, rapidly deployable, blast suppression devices designed to isolate or shield suspicious objects in order to protect both people and infrastructures.

Colo. Cops Defeat Holmes' 'Death Trap'

July 23, 2012
Police explosives personnel dismantled the sophisticated booby trap in James Holmes' Aurora, Colo., apartment Saturday that was likely meant to kill police officers.

Two Ind. Deputies Shot At Domestic Call, Suspect Dead

July 5, 2012
Two Greene County (Ind.) Sheriff's deputies responding to a domestic-dispute call were wounded by a suspect who charged them with a shotgun on Wednesday.

SAFE-T Explosive Detection Items

April 23, 2012
Already in use by military organizations, Raptor Detection Technologies' SAFE-T explosives detection products are now available to law enforcement.

Threat Targets 9 More U. of Pittsburgh Buildings

April 9, 2012
University of Pittsburgh personnel, starting today, will check all buildings before allowing anyone to enter, as well as require identification for entry. The measures are in response to recent bomb threats targeting campus buildings.

Cyalume's Explosive Simulation Devices

April 4, 2012

Cyalume, maker of a wide variety of chemiluminescent tools such as light sticks, believes it has the answer to this bomb training dilemma. The company's new line of eight police explosive training simulators uses compressed air and a special chemical powder to create non-pyrotechnic bomb effects.

Allen-Vanguard Distributes Trio of Macro USA's Tactical Robots

March 7, 2012
The three platforms include the Beetle, a lightweight Nano-UGV that can be hand thrown onto a roof or into a window; the Armadillo, a slightly larger and multi-purposed Micro-UGV; and the Scorpion, a robust Small-UGV capable of deploying various specialized tools.

Ariz. Cop Shoots, Kills Man Who Endangered Baby

February 16, 2012
A Scottsdale (Ariz.) Police officer fatally shot a man holding a baby who had threatened two people with a pistol earlier on Tuesday. Officer James Peters, a 12-year veteran with the agency, has been involved in seven shootings since 2002.

Panoscan Introduces Ferret Vehicle Inspection Robot

September 30, 2011
The Ferret is a mobile robot camera that moves under low-profile vehicles. It features a movable color video camera with on-board lighting. The Ferret, which can operate day or night, sees up and around drive shafts and deep into wheel wells.

FBI SWAT Officers Arrest Australian 'Collar Bomb' Suspect

August 16, 2011
Agents with the FBI's SWAT team arrested an Australian businessman Tuesday in connection with a fake collar bomb that had been placed around the neck of a Sydney teenager.

Saviour EOD Bomb Disposal Suit

June 30, 2011
The new Kejo Saviour 2011 EOD Bomb Disposal Suit is specifically designed to give the highest level of protection with the maximum comfort and flexibility to the user at an affordable price.

Explosive Devices: Steps To Survival

May 10, 2011

The role of society's sheepdog is to be in harm's way. When faced with a suspicious package or possible car bomb, police must take control of the situation, form a protective barrier for the civilian population, and secure the area until it is made safe.

Suspicious Packages and Booby Traps

May 10, 2011

There are hundreds of stories of officers conducting a search and thinking a container of drugs has been located only to discover pipe bombs. With infernal machines, as with guns, knives, and physical assaults, an awareness, a suspicious mind, a professional paranoia, are the first steps toward survival.

Portland Attempted Bomber's Attorneys Try Entrapment Defense

May 9, 2011
The defense claims a man identified only as "Bill Smith" and working on behalf of the government sent e-mails to Mohamud a year before the attempted bombing.
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