Britain’s National Police Chief’s Council has announced that there are 640 more armed officers than this time last year. The increase has been largely financed by a £143 million Home Office program with forces paying for additional officers.
The Canadian government is doubling investments to help communities at risk protect themselves from hate-motivated crimes. The government committed additional funding of CAD$5 million over five years in support of the Communities at Risk: Security Infrastructure Program (SIP), which supports communities to enhance security infrastructure against hate-motivated crimes.
An Israeli company is developing a device that reveals whether drivers were texting at the time of their crashes, and New York state is considering a proposal to allow police to use the device to examine the phones of drivers after accidents.
Terrorism is changing. The Center for Cyber & Homeland Security at George Washington University is striving to bring science to the art of security decision-making. What can their research into cyberattacks, terrorism and the evolving threat environment do to help your enterprise? Read about this, sports security, security culture and awareness and more in the July issue.