When you must wear a respirator to protect yourself against airborne contaminants in your workplace, it is very important to follow proper procedures for putting it on and taking it off.
A gunman shot a Virginia state trooper Thursday at a busy bus terminal in the capital city of Richmond before he was shot dead by two other troopers, and the trooper later died, police said.
Two civilians were hurt, though it was not clear if they had been shot..
A Minnesota company has invented a handgun that folds up to look just like a smartphone.
The .380-caliber pistol, called Ideal Conceal, will be available later this year and "will be virtually undetectable because it hides in plain sight," Ideal Conceal says on its website.
The Department of Justice is pleased to announce that, effective immediately, the Department is resuming Equitable Sharing payments to State, local, and tribal law enforcement
agencies. As you know, the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2015 included a $746 million permanent reduction, or "rescission," that, when combined with the additional rescission of $458 million
My first attempt at a “live fire” simulator involved a dark indoor pistol range, a huge sheet of white paper and a slide projector. Each scenario involved a sequence of several 35mm slides projected onto the paper “target” building up to a shoot/don’t shoot decision. The officers went through individually and were expected to verbalize commands, and move to available cover items we provided.
Drones (also called unmanned aerial vehicles or systems—UAVs or UAS) are becoming more common along the US-Mexico border as Mexican cartel assets. While typically considered a tool for smuggling , they are increasingly seen as having application for other purposes including espionage, surveillance, and as weapons.
If there is anything common among the 1.1 million firefighters—both career and volunteer—serving in the United States, it’s that at any moment, they may be required to put their lives on the line to protect people and property from disaster. But who helps protect these dedicated public servants from the on-the-job dangers they face?
If we see something, we're supposed to say something. After the Nov. 2015 Paris attacks, the Utah Department of Public Safety released a video on "Recognizing 8 Signs of Terrorism."
This is also at the core of training for the professionals.
“We're trying to understand why people radicalize," said Major Brian Redd of the Utah Department of Homeland Security.
On January 2015, a Washington, DC, hobbiest accidentally flew his DJI Phantom quadcopter drone over the White House fence and crashed it on the lawn.
Two years earlier, a prankster sent his drone toward German prime minister Angela Merkel during a campaign rally.
Despite the Obama administration’s repeated warnings about the menace of a widespread contagion within the United States, both lawmakers and independent experts are continuing to give low marks to government initiatives designed to detect, track, and protect against those threats.