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Beware the Lone Wolf

October 17, 2013

Lone wolves operate on the fringes of extremist movements, with such loose associations being encouraged by terrorist organizations such as al-Qaeda and Hezbollah, and that makes them harder to detect.

Ohio Police HQ Evacuated After Explosion

September 25, 2013
Officers and command staff were forced out of the Columbus (Ohio) Police headquarters Tuesday evening after a battery exploded, causing a boom that brought homeland security responders to the scene.

A Path to Citizenship for Gangs and Terrorists

June 24, 2013
In April, I joined many other local, state, and federal law enforcement experts in Washington D.C. to voice opposition to the flawed amnesty bill misnamed as "The Border Security, Economic, Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act."

U.S.-Canadian Feds Foil al-Qaeda Train Plot

April 22, 2013
Canadian officials said Monday they foiled an al-Qaeda plot to derail a New York-to-Toronto commuter train with the help of the FBI and Department of Homeland Security.

Fed Budget Cuts Would Reduce LE Strength

February 14, 2013
Automatic federal budget cuts set to go into effect March 1 would likely trigger mandatory furloughs among agencies such as the FBI, ATF, and Border Patrol, as well as sharp reductions in grants that bring equipment and personnel to local agencies.

Run, Hide, Fight

September 12, 2012

The city of Houston produced this video to offer practical tips to civilians for an active-shooter incident, instructing workers to lock doors behind them, silence their cellphones, and as a last resort, do everything they possibly can to take the shooter down.

DHS Rolls Out Multi-Band Radio Technology To Responders

August 24, 2012
The Department of Homeland Security's Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) has completed the Multi-Band Radio (MBR) pilot project with the transition of more than 100 radios with the newest multi-band technologies.

The Hazards of Homemade Explosives

June 11, 2012

Whether a department's jurisdiction lies nestled among the cornfields of rural Nebraska or in the center of a major city, homemade explosives pose a very real and growing threat. But through business community involvement and greater training and awareness, some of these threats can be stopped dead in their tracks.

C4i Introduces AMICS Communications System

April 26, 2012
C4i introduced the Advanced Multi-Interface Interoperable Communications Systems (AMICS) into its SwitchplusIP line at the DEFEXPO 2012 conference in New Delhi, the company announced.

G4S Technology Gains DHS Approval

April 25, 2012
G4S Technology's physical and electronic security solutions were again "designated" and "certified" as Qualified Anti-Terrorism Technology (QATT) by the United States Department of Homeland Security.

Ind. University Dedicates Homeland Security Building

April 25, 2012
Indiana's Vincennes University unveiled its Homeland Security and Public Safety Building with one of the top forensics labs in the state during an April dedication.

Feds Extradite Cartel Member for ICE Agent's Murder

December 22, 2011
A Mexican drug cartel member accused of killing U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement special agent Jaime Zapata was extradited from Mexico and is being held in the United States to face murder charges, U.S. Justice Department officials said Wednesday.

Bilingual DHS Agent Catches Man Wanted for Murder

November 14, 2011

Special Agent Patrick Simpson of the Department of Homeland Security was instrumental in helping members of a DHS task force apprehend a fugitive wanted for double homicide. The fact that he spoke Spanish allowed him to locate the suspect, apprehend him, and then elicit a confession.

Nationwide Multi-Band Radio Tests Completed by DHS

October 26, 2011
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security is completing tests that would pave the way for first responders to use multi-band radios to communicate on various frequencies, the agency has announced.

Fighters Scrambled After Airline Bathroom Incidents

September 12, 2011
The "suspicious" activity of passengers on two Sunday flights heading to D.C. and Detroit brought bomb squads, police response, and the scrambling of fighter jets on the 10-year anniversary of the 9/11 attacks.

Purdue Develops Graffiti Translator App for LE

August 24, 2011
The app analyzes the features in gang-graffiti images such as the colors and shapes of characters. The information is sent to a server and compared against a graffiti-image database. The matched results are sent back to the device where the user can then review the results and provide extra details to refine the analysis.

Off-Duty Federal Officer Saves Girl from Armed Assailants

August 16, 2011

A young neighbor came to the door of Inspector Anton Sampson of the Federal Protective Service, Department of Homeland Security, and told him a man was holding her friend at gunpoint in the house down the street. He rushed to the girl's aid and brought her to safety.

Chicago Police Add Three Vessels To Patrol City Waterways

August 4, 2011
The Chicago PD acquired a 27-foot Defender model boat, as well as two 44-foot Archangel vessels built to the specifications of the department. The vessels were purchased with a $3.25-million port security grant.

NLEOMF Names Michael Chertoff 2011 Gala Chairman

August 3, 2011
The National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund selected Michael Chertoff, former Secretary of Homeland Security and co-founder of the Chertoff Group, as the chairman of its 2011 gala.

Arizona Sheriff Equips Deputies with Biometric Readers

July 19, 2011
In the fall, Pinal County (Ariz.) Sheriff's deputies will be outfitted with hand-held devices that enable deputies to scan a subject's face and iris to find potential matches with people in criminal databases.
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