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Task-Oriented Crowd Control

The Tucson Police Department has adjusted its tactics to actively address situations before they become riots.

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Technology Preview: Detecting Weapons with Radio Waves

First Responder Technologies is working on a system that uses WiFi to improve the security of public buildings.

Patriot One, Johnson Controls Partner on Security Platform Integrations

Patriot One Technologies Inc., has announced an integration partnership with Johnson Controls International. The integrated solution, and subsequent ongoing development efforts, will become part of overall security system deployment projects with Johnson Controls' key clients.

FBI Launches Domestic Terrorism Investigation of Gilroy Shooting

Federal authorities have launched a domestic terrorism investigation into the Gilroy Garlic Festival shooting in California that left three dead, authorities said at a news conference on Tuesday.

Gilroy Shooting Reveals the Challenges Facing Event Security

The people in charge of security at the Gilroy (CA) Garlic Festival relied on the industry’s best practices, employing tall fences and metal detectors and coordinating among several law enforcement agencies.

CA Officers Engaged Garlic Festival Shooter in Less Than a Minute

Gilroy Chief of Police Scot Smithee told reporters Monday afternoon the attack at the Gilroy Garlic Festival could "have gotten so much worse" if his officers hadn't responded quickly and decisively.

Thoughts on Patrolling Your Community During the Summer Months

Memorial Day Weekend has effectively become the unofficial start to summer. So this is an excellent opportunity to offer some reminders on how to safely conduct your police business as the months get warmer and the vacationers hit the nation's highways and hotels.

Prepping Police Communications for the Super Bowl

In two days, the Los Angeles Rams will square off in Atlanta against the New England Patriots in Super Bowl LIII. Verizon has worked for two years to ensure that communications capabilities for the millions of people in that city—as well as the myriad public safety entities standing watch over the event—remain available at all times.

Atlanta Police Prepared for Super Bowl Sunday

According to CBS News, a hard security perimeter of roughly a quarter mile will surround the stadium where 13 of the 15 official NFL events will take place, and the city will be the center of a 30-mile no-fly zone around the stadium. An undisclosed number of F-16 fighter aircraft will intercept any aircraft encroaching that airspace with instructions to keep the offending aircraft from nearing the event.

Can You Legally Counter a Drone?

What can you do to protect the public and yourself from drones?