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What Does Mumbai Mean for Us? (Part 2 of 2)

December 19, 2008
Mumbai is a "shot heard round the world." It's a clear warning to law enforcement of what's headed our way sooner or later. The real question is will we or won't we be ready?

What Does Mumbai Mean for Us? (Part 1 of 2)

December 9, 2008
The Mumbai terror attack was a basic raid. It was a version of the same highly effective tactics employed by most SWAT teams, especially for multiple, simultaneous raids and searches. It was a testament to the devastating and deadly effects of stealth, surprise, shock, and speed.

Microsoft, ESRI to Help Improve Homeland Security Operations

November 20, 2008
Microsoft Corp. and ESRI together are driving Homeland Security innovations to more effectively help protect citizens, prevent and solve crimes, and enable counter-terrorism through software. The newly formed collaboration will combine the best capabilities from both organizations in geospatial and collaborative technologies, and will result in advanced intelligence for state and local data fusion centers and emergency operations centers.

VRAD Video Radiological Adapter

November 1, 2008
Zistos Corp.’s new patent pending VRAD Video Radiological Adapter generates an early warning by enunciating radiological alarm events on the surveillance video screen. This can alarm against an act of terrorism or industrial sabotage, using a dirty bomb or radiological materials as a contaminant. The system cost-effectively adds radiological detection into fixed or mobile surveillance camera systems using existing video cameras, cables, and monitors.

The State of American Law Enforcement - Stopping the Next 9/11

September 1, 2008

Experts say you deserve praise for being willing to withstand ridicule and even let bad guys win in court to prevent attacks. "If you ask me what law enforcement has done best since 9/11 is that they are stopping these plots in the beginning stages before they go operational," says E.J. Kimball, managing director of terrorism expert Steven Emerson's Investigative Project on Terrorism.

Anti-Terrorism Intel for the Patrol Officer

February 1, 2008

"This war has the potential to last beyond our children's lifetimes and to be fought mostly on U.S. soil." —Michael Scheuer, "Imperial Hubris"

Have We Forgotten the Lessons of 9/11?

October 1, 2007

Baaah! Baaah! That's the sound of me once again becoming a sheep. I thought I had shed my wool back around 7:30 a.m. PST on Sept. 11, 2001, when I watched a second airliner slam into the World Trade Center.

Officials Fear Al-Qaeda Planning Summer Terror Spectacular

July 5, 2007
Al-Qaeda is planning a terror "spectacular" this summer, according to a secret U.S. law enforcement report for the Department of Homeland Security.

U.S. Law Enforcement Cites Tangible Progress in Iraqi Training

June 11, 2007
Army Brig. Gen. David Phillips, deputy commander of the Civilian Police Assistance Training Team, reports that tangible gains have been achieved with regard to the police force's relationships with Iraqi ministries and justice, judicial capacity is on the rise, corruption is being pursued internally, and the training program is continuing to expand.

"Terror at Beslan: A Russian Tragedy with Lessons for America's Schools"

September 1, 2006

BOOK REVIEW: Reading this book reminded me of how I felt when I viewed the film "United 93." I knew going in how it would end but, as they say, "The devil's in the details."

Responding to School Sieges

September 1, 2006

Someday in the near future, an American community—probably far from an urban center—will find that one of its schools has been taken over by Muslim terrorists who are holding the students hostage. The time for American law enforcement officers to think about this possibility and train how to respond to it is now.

JP Laboratories RADTriage Dosimeter

September 1, 2006
JP Laboratories’ RADTriage is a personal dual sensor, smart dosimeter that reliably monitors radiation exposure in the event of a radiological terrorist attack and/or nuclear power plant accident. The user-friendly RADTriage always-on, credit-card-sized badges work without the need for batteries, calibration, or maintenance. Simply match the colors of the sensing strips with the adjacent color reference bars to instantly determine your dose.

TREXPO West 2006: War Stories

May 1, 2006

It would have been difficult to find two TREXPO West keynote speakers who complemented each other in their message better than Kelly McCann and Col. Danny McKnight.

Patriot Act Renewal Curbs LE Use of Anti-Terror Tools

March 9, 2006
Law enforcement officials get to keep their anti-terror tools, but with some new curbs, under the USA Patriot Act renewal passed by the House in a cliffhanger vote.

Patriot Act Moves Closer to Renewal

February 16, 2006
The Senate pushed the Patriot Act a step closer to renewal Thursday, overwhelmingly rejecting an effort to block it. Passage is expected next month for extending the law that was passed weeks after the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks as a weapon to help the government track terror suspects.

Public Safety Searches

October 1, 2005

For at least 10 years, it has been clear that terrorists favor targeting transportation systems, high-density population venues, and symbolic structures.

TREXPO East 2005: A Training Buffet

October 1, 2005

Conference attendance was up significantly at this year’s TREXPO East, held Aug. 29 through Aug. 31 in Chantilly, Va. And with good reason. The conference program offered an excellent balance of hands-on defensive tactics training, anti-terrorism classes, and patrol and SWAT tactics courses.

TREXPO East 2005: Words of Wisdom and Warning

October 1, 2005

This year's TREXPO East, held Aug. 29 through Sept. 1 in Chantilly, Va., was an unusual kind of law enforcement trade show. It actually had star power. It had Sgt. Major Billy Waugh of the U.S. Army Special Forces.

Bomb Jammer

September 1, 2005
The latest addition to Security Intelligence Technologies’ counterterrorism product line is the BombJammer VIP 300T. The BombJammer product line provides protection against the use of remote controlled improvised explosive devices (RCIED’s), commonly used in terrorist attacks and reported to have been used in London and Madrid, and also obstructs enemy and terrorist methods of communication

Defense Group Inc. Incident Management Software

September 1, 2005
DGI’s CoBRA software can be used by various law enforcement agencies to coordinate with other entities, such as fire departments and hospitals, to manage major incidents. CoBRA software provides first responders with the necessary interactive tools, guides, databases, SOPs, NIMS/ICS forms, checklists, and incident reporting capabilities to manage incidents involving chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear, and explosive threats.
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