In a letter, U.S. Rep. Robert C. Scott, chairman of the House Committee on Education and Labor, urged the acting federal education secretary to open a federal investigation into Florida's Pasco County school district's practice of sharing student data with law enforcement.
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), NASCAR, the Daytona International Speedway, state and local first responders, law enforcement officials, and local businesses held a tabletop exercise today to test response plans around hypothetical public safety incidents on the day of the DAYTONA 500.
Anti-government extremists known as sovereign citizens present many domestic threats. Read on to learn more about this homeland security threat, along with key issues security leaders and law enforcement should consider exploring to combat the risks.
Following months of virtual meetings, testimony and study, U.S. Attorney General William P. Barr submitted the final report of the President’s Commission on Law Enforcement and the Administration of Justice to the White House. This report represents the first comprehensive study of law enforcement in more than 55 years.
The FBI released detailed data on nearly 7.7 million criminal offenses reported via the National Incident-Based Reporting System (NIBRS) in 2019. The Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) Program’s latest report, NIBRS, 2019, presents data about victims, known offenders, and relationships for offenses reported in 23 categories with 52 offenses. It also presents arrest data for those crimes, as well as 10 additional categories for which only arrest data is collected.
The LSU Police Department was awarded accreditation by the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies Inc., or CALEA, in the Law Enforcement program on Friday, Nov. 13, following a vote of CALEA’s 21-member board. CALEA Accreditation serves as the International Gold Standard for Public Safety Agencies.
The Chemical Security Summit will be hosted by the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) in collaboration with the Chemical Sector Coordinating Council (SCC). The summit is the signature industry event for chemical representatives across the chemical and interconnected sectors—including energy, communications, transportation, and water—to learn, share perspectives, and engage in dialogue. Securing chemicals in an evolving threat environment requires cross collaboration between facility owners and operators, industry, law enforcement, community members, and all levels of government.
Kevin Wilkes never thought that he would work in enterprise security. But thanks to a want ad that called for police officers, Wilkes is enjoying his role as CSO for the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust, a non-profit arts organization that works to make the city of Pittsburgh a place where the arts can flourish.
Treyler Ray began his career in law enforcement with the Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics as an undercover narcotics agent. He soon moved into the special operations division where he conducted surveillance and Title III wiretaps on major drug traffickers. F
Working in healthcare was never on my radar,” says Luke Manuel, Security Director for Rockcastle Regional Hospital and Respiratory Care Center in Mount Vernon, Ky. He spent 8 ½ years in the U.S. Marine Corps, before earning his bachelor’s degree in Assets Protection and Security with a focus on critical infrastructure.
This webinar will offer industry best practices to help your security team create or expand a sustainable program that aids in the fulfillment of your organization’s goals and objectives, while assisting your local agencies in fulfilling some of theirs as well — ultimately offering stronger security and response across both. Read More
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