NEWS & ANALYSIS

Some Cops Fail to Report Terrorism Watch List Hits, FBI Says

The man in charge of the nation's terrorist "watch list" says state and local cops find dozens of matches on the street each day, but fail to report all of them to the FBI.

U.S. Prosecutors Catch Suspects in Transit

Prosecutors hit high-flying targets

Slave Trade Still With Us

U.S. government report says trafficking in people is a widespread, profitable and low-risk crime.

Sounding the Alarm on Dust Explosions

Companies that produce ignitable chemical dust must do more to prevent deadly explosions like the one at an Imperial Sugar Company plant in Georgia in February, says a member of the government's chemical safety board.

U.S. Will Require Online Registration for Foreign Visitors

Residents of nations who can travel to the United States without a visa will be asked to register online with the U.S. government at least three days prior to travel.

Making Security Officers Matter

By empowering security officers, property owners and security managers can effectively harden soft targets while increasing the professionalism and legitimacy of a much maligned profession, says one ASIS member speaking at a fire-safety conference.

CCTV for Airplanes?

A European prototype tests the effectiveness of CCTV in detecting terrorist threats on planes.

Heart Attacks, Car Crashes Top Causes of Firefighter Death

Health maintenance and fitness programs could save lives, as would increased seat belt use, say experts at a conference hosted by the National Fire Protection Association.

Emergency Managers: Annual Hurricane Season Predictions are Bunk

Emergency managers take annual hurricane season predictions with a grain of salt; forecasters say they never claimed to have a crystal ball.

Canada: Firms With Government Contracts Face Greater Scrutiny

Quebec's government will now thoroughly screen employees, managers, and shareholders of firms receiving government security contractors after news one contractor had ties to organized crime.
 




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