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Background Checks Rise 40 percent in June

Background Checks Rise 40 percent in June

After the deadliest mass shooting in U.S. history, federal background checks for gun purchases increased in June.

British Politician Dies after Attack in Birstall

British Politician Dies after Attack in Birstall

British Politician Jo Cox was attacked on June 16 in Birstall. She later died of her injuries.

Appeals Court: States Can Restrict Concealed Weapons

Appeals Court: States Can Restrict Concealed Weapons

A federal appeals court ruled that there is no Second Amendment protection for concealed weapons.

Police Investigate Three Maryland Shootings That May Be Related

Police Investigate Three Maryland Shootings That May Be Related

Maryland police are investigating three different incidents involving gunfire that may be related.

Bringing the Feeds Together

Bringing the Feeds Together

The sheer size and notoriety of the event had the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) planning security and operational logistics long before the opening ceremony.

Innovative Solutions

Leveraging innovative solutions to accomplish these goals, the sheriff ’s office replaced its key-based system with a more advanced access control solution more than 20 years ago.

Elevating With Helium

Elevating With Helium

It is well known airships had a more limited role in the late 20th century, following the Hindenburg tragedy that coincided with tremendous innovation in fixed-wing and passenger aviation.

Security Concerns Raised Over Presidential Campaign Apps

Security Concerns Raised Over Presidential Campaign Apps

A computer-security firm has raised concerns over the campaign apps of presidential candidates Ted Cruz and John Kasich.



Belgium Transit Minister Resigns after Airport Security Lapses

Belgium Transit Minister Resigns after Airport Security Lapses

Belgian Transit Minister, Jacqueline Galant, resigned after it was leaked that she ignored found security lapses in the Brussels airport.

Microsoft Suing Government for Secret Searches

Microsoft Suing Government for Secret Searches

Microsoft filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Justice taking a stand against the way federal agents routinely search its customers’ personal information in secret.

FBI Drops Apple Case, Helps Unlock Other iPhones

FBI Drops Apple Case, Helps Unlock Other iPhones

After the FBI was successfully able to use a third party source to extract the data from the San Bernardino attack’s phone, they are now offering to help in other cases.

Shooting at the Capitol: Suspect in Custody

Shooting at the Capitol: Suspect in Custody

A shooting occurred in the Capitol Visitor Center March 28.

FBI Employs Israeli Security Firm to Hack Phone

FBI Exhausts All Efforts before Going Back to Court

Apple was thought to have caught its first break in a long fight with the FBI that includes the iPhone of one of the San Bernardino attackers.

NYC Study to Examine How Outdoor Lighting Reduces Crime

"We need to use every tool at our disposal to ensure that every New Yorker is safe. By partnering with residents from these 40 developments on this rigorously evaluated study, the city will be able to understand precisely how different lighting strategies can reduce crime and create safer public spaces," Mayor Bill de Blasio said.

Extra Security for Trump Rally

Extra Security for Trump Rally

Security is on the rise as Presidential candidate, Donald Trump, is bringing his campaign to Chicago March 11.

Apple Urges U.S. to Form Encryption Commission

Apple Urges U.S. to Form Encryption Commission

The company asked the government to create a panel to help resolve a standoff over national security.

Police Officer Fatalities by Gunfire See an Increase in 2016

Police Officer Fatalities by Gunfire See an Increase in 2016

In just a few short weeks, gunfire has claimed the lives of 6 police officers in 2016.

Congress Increases House Office Building Security

Congress Increases House Office Building Security

Congress seeks to bring parking garages within the secure perimeter of the House offices

Facebook Bans Private Gun Sales on Its Site

Facebook Bans Private Gun Sales on Its Site

Facebook announces they will be banning private gun sales on its site, a move meant to clamp down on unlicensed gun transactions.

No Evidence of Gunfire at Naval Medical Center San Diego

No Evidence of Gunfire at Naval Medical Center San Diego

Despite the rush of emergency personnel and lock downs, there was no indication that a shooting had occurred on Tuesday.

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