Governor Larry Hogan announced the addition of law enforcement agencies to the Maryland Criminal Intelligence Network, a criminal justice strategy that encourages local, state, and federal law enforcement agencies to collaborate and share information to target, disrupt, and dismantle gangs, as well as criminal organizations involved in drug, firearm, and human trafficking operations.
Lynchburg, Virginia Circuit Court Judge Patrick Yeatts has largely upheld Virginia’s new law requiring a background check on all gun sales, but has issued a limited, narrow injunction, which Attorney General Mark R. Herring intends to appeal, temporarily blocking the law from applying to handgun purchases made by 18-20 year olds.
Oklahoma County District Judge Don Andrews rejected a request by pro-gun control advocates to toss a law eliminating requirements for most gun owners to undergo a background check or training before carrying a firearm in public.
Gov. Tony Evers, Lt. Gov. Mandela Barnes, Attorney General Josh Kaul, Rep. Melissa Sargent (D-Madison) and Sen. LaTonya Johnson (D-Milwaukee) announce LRB-3949, a bill that aims to require background checks for those purchasing or transferring firearms.
When it comes to managing sensitive equipment as a public safety officer, your firearms are some of the most high-risk assets you can leave improperly secured. While there’s been a lot of conversation in the media about how to use firearms responsibly, there are several best practices you can utilize to help ensure that they are only accessible to authorized personnel who are fully accountable for their use.
The Transportation Security Administration is on track to see a record number of passengers bringing guns to U.S. airports this year, with a surge in gun collections at security checkpoints in July, according to the Washington Examiner.
This month in Security magazine, we examine how physical security leaders are being propelled into a unique position of revenue preservers and risk managers for their businesses. In addition, we profile Scott Ashworth, Director of Security for Atlanta United. Also, security leaders discuss how to develop cybersecurity careers, election security, data protection strategies, measuring and reporting security operations maturity and more!