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Homeland Security: Best Practices for Local Government, 2nd edition

- This book brings together the combined expertise of nearly 50 public sector emergency management and homeland security professionals and the experience of nearly 60 U.S. city and county governments.

DHS Reports Almost 200 Explosive Device Incidents in October

- DHS compiles a monthly report based on open source material on IED incidents throughout the United States.

Morning Security Brief: Domestic Drone Use, Blackwater Gets Another Name Change, Base Revealed on Google Maps, and More

- The first know arrests of citizens with the help of an unmanned drone is reported. Xe, formerly known as Blackwater has changed it's name again. Google Maps images reveal a "secret" base in the Nevada desert. And more.

State Perspective: Washington

- Associate editor Matthew Harwood interviews Major General Timothy J. Lowenberg.

Man Pleads Guilty to Planning Attack on Military In-Processing Facility

- One day after Rep. Peter King’s fourth installment of Muslim radicalization hearings, a session focused on examining threats to military facilities and members, one of two men accused of plotting and attack on a military in-processing center pleaded guilty.

Fusing to Fight Copper Thefts

- A private power company and a state fusion center team up to thwart copper thefts at electrical substations.

Morning Security Brief: Latin America's Armored Car Boom, House Passes MIlitary Travel Bill, Tech-Savy Taliban, and More

- According to the Brazil Armoring Association, the number of armored vehicles sold has more than doubled since 2004. Military members may pass through airport security faster. And the Taliban embraces "modernity." And more.

State Perspective: Washington

- Associate editor Matthew Harwood interviews Major General Timothy J. Lowenberg.  

Morning Security Brief: UC Davis Chancellor Asked to Resign, License Plate Scanners, Hezbollah Tracks U.S. Spies, and More

- After failing to condemn an assault on students by campus police, the UC Davis faculty ask the chancellor to resign. Washington, D.C., has the most license plate scanners per square mile. Hezbollah says it has captured CIA operatives using cell phone tracking technology. And more.

Fusing to Fight Copper Thefts

- A private power company and a state fusion center team up to thwart copper thefts at electrical substations.

Credible Threats or Incredibly Overblown?

- Americans are known for our humor and skepticism, and it can be a great strength, but it can also cause us to make light of situations that deserve more serious attention.

Morning Security Brief: Police File Into Rio Slums, NJ Looks to Protect Bus Drivers, TSA Issues Holiday Bulletin, and More

- Brazilian police try and secure Rio de Janeiro ahead of major sporting events. New Jersey to put shields in city buses. TSA warns about threats to mass transit systems. And more.

Urban Area Perspective: San Diego

- Associate editor Matthew Harwood interviews Lieutenant Andy Mills.
 




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