Municipal Security


City of Orlando Testing Amazon’s Facial Recognition Tech

City of Orlando Testing Amazon’s Facial Recognition Tech

Amazon’s facial recognition software, called Rekognition, analyzes footage from video surveillance and works to identify the people in it by scanning their faces and searching databases.

New York Times Adds Security Barriers

New York Times Adds Security Barriers

The barriers were added as part of the newspaper’s efforts to increase security amid heightened hostility toward the media.

Asbury, Iowa Installs Security Cameras Following Death of Mollie Tibbetts

Asbury, Iowa Installs Security Cameras Following Death of Mollie Tibbetts

Henneberry said he wants to increase video surveillance in Asbury because private security camera footage was used by investigators in the Tibbetts case.

New Jersey City Deploys New Video Surveillance System in Police Department

New Jersey City Deploys New Video Surveillance System in Police Department

"Without the cameras, it presents a danger to officers who can't monitor the prisoners without direct contact,” said Lt. Alan Fiorilla in a report to City Manager Nick Villano. "This leaves the officers vulnerable."

FBI Arrests Man Who Plotted to Detonate Bomb on Election Day

FBI Arrests Man Who Plotted to Detonate Bomb on Election Day

"Had he been successful, Rosenfeld’s alleged plot could have claimed the lives of innocent bystanders and caused untold destruction," FBI Assistant Director in Charge William Sweeney said.

Arkansas State Fair Sees Security Increased

Arkansas State Fair Sees Security Increased

The fair is expected to see nearly 30,000 attendees daily, and the Little Rock Police Department (LRPD) will be patrolling on and around the fairgrounds.

Going High Tech

With the added video capabilities, Manteno authorities can alert agencies north or south of town to be on the lookout for specific vehicles with good description details.

NYC Announces Security Plans for UN General Assembly

NYC Announces Security Plans for UN General Assembly

NYPD and federal, state and local law enforcement agencies will partner to provide thousands of highly trained officers to ensure safety throughout the city during the event. The police presence will include both uniformed and plainclothes officers.



Five Injured in Syracuse Shooting

Five people were shot Thursday night at a residence in Syracuse, New York, authorities said. As of late Thursday, authorities hadn’t identified a suspect nor a motive, according to Police Chief Frank Fowler.

Three Dead, Three Wounded in Maryland Workplace Shooting

Three Dead, Three Wounded in Maryland Workplace Shooting

Deputies were dispatched at 9:09 a.m. and arrived on the scene in five minutes, Gahler said. No shots were fired by law enforcement, and the woman died at a hospital nearby after shooting herself, he said.

City of Birmingham Implements Video Surveillance System

City of Birmingham Implements Video Surveillance System

At least 50 of the cameras will have license plate recognition capabilities, according to WBRC. The station also reported that the cameras should be able to work with Birmingham’s gunfire detection ShotSpotter system.

Four Shot, Suspect Dead in Middleton Workplace Shooting

A gunman shot four people, none fatally, at his workplace in Middleton, Wisconsin, on Wednesday morning. The suspect was killed in an exchange of fire with police, according to Middleton Police Chief Charles Foulke.

Patrol Wants Increased Security to Remain in North Dakota Capitol

Patrol Wants Increased Security to Remain in North Dakota Capitol

The North Dakota Highway Patrol wants to keep security measures the same following protests of the Dakota Access pipeline.

How Security Cameras Helped King City Police Reduce Violence and Improve Safety

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How Security Cameras Helped King City Police Reduce Violence and Improve Safety

As King City looks to transform itself from a point of contention in a violent gang war to a safe place to live and work, Hanwha cameras have played a key role in the city’s positive results so far.

Four Dead, Two Injured in Cincinnati Shooting

Four Dead, Two Injured in Cincinnati Shooting

Three victims are dead and at least two more have been injured in an active shooter situation that took place in downtown Cincinnati this morning.

Tackling Parking Officer Abuse with Unified Evidence

Tackling Parking Officer Abuse with Unified Evidence

About two million people are affected by workplace violence every year in the United States. Some of these people are parking enforcement officers.

Bigger is Getting Better

Bigger is Getting Better

Security at the SMG/Moscone Center is handled similar to the security at a Tier 1 airport; however, clients who use the facility are required to provide their own inside security.

Does your office security system have the power of foresight?

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If you’re responsible for a medium or large-sized office, it’s more important than ever that you have access to a means of ensuring people’s safety, managing risks and fraud, and protecting property.

Gaming Events Reviewing Security Following Jacksonville Shooting

Gaming Events Reviewing Security Following Jacksonville Shooting

The fall out from the Jacksonville shooting includes lawsuits, event cancellations and increased security for future gaming conventions.

Esports Players Call for Increased Security Following Jacksonville Shooting

Esports Players Call for Increased Security Following Jacksonville Shooting

The esports industry calls for increased security following the death of two esports players at a tournament.

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