The investigation could take years, lead to recommendations for building code and safety improvements.
July 8, 2021
The U.S. Department of Commerce’s National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) announced it would launch a full technical investigation into what caused the partial collapse of the Champlain Towers South Condominium in Surfside, Florida, on June 24, 2021.
Surveillance cameras are being installed within NJ Transit regional trains in order to monitor security and behavior. Currently cameras are only being installed in trains that NJ Transit runs under contract for Metro-North, but an agency spokesperson said that cameras will be added to other lines as funding becomes available.
As footage has been released of contractors and workers severely abusing animals, such as the instances at a major food company in the U.S. and 12 U.K. slaughterhouses, the campaign has become stronger from activists around the world demanding independently monitored video cameras inside these facilities.
More and more, the news is filled with stories about how personal information is being used to benefit others. From revelations after Mark Zuckerberg’s pseudo mea culpa in front of Congress last month, to stories about fake news, identity theft, and how data mining is being used by political campaigns to understand the demographics and psychographics of potential voters, these Little Brothers are collecting massive amounts of personal data – all with our tacit consent.
In an enterprise with a robust Executive Protection (EP) program, it is the job of that team to ensure the physical safety of the principal and also the principal’s and his or her organization’s reputations.
What can police agencies do to lower their own rates of violent crime? There is no one single answer, because a wide variety of strategies and tools are required to combat violent crimes – but one of the most important practices is a policy of comprehensive collection and analysis of ballistic evidence during investigations of crime scenes where shots were fired.
Analysts from the nonprofit research organization CNA, working with the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department and researchers from the University of Nevada Las Vegas, have released new research on the impact of body-worn cameras (BWCs).