The Illinois State Police is spending $1.4 million to outfit every patrol trooper and sergeant with a video-equipped Taser that would capture footage of every instance in which the high-voltage devices are used, according to the Associated Press.
Eighty-five percent of frequent flyers think that the U.S. Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is doing either a poor or fair job in performing security screenings at the nation's airports, according to a new survey of frequent flyers conducted by Frequent Business Traveler magazine.
State Department security officials still lack access to all the intelligence they need to secure high-risk diplomatic posts, and the department has yet to implement other of its own recommendations for improving security after the Benghazi terrorist attack.
Many security professionals have had some experience with Tour Compliance systems, often comprised of pipes and buttons and used to simply monitor that a security officer’s “rounds” or tours are completed as scheduled.
Schools, businesses and enterprises across the world have experienced a paradigm shift since the terrorist attacks on Paris and Belgium. As active shooters and terrorists get more creative in choosing and evaluating softer targets, security leaders are striving to keep their enterprises safe and alert without damaging the culture.