A Swiss and Italian team is close to giving drones the ability to use their video surveillance images, combined with an algorithm, to help guide lost hikers onto the right path.
SSI Staff · February 11, 2016
A new study finds no evidence of a widespread surge in total, violent or property crime in large U.S. cities in the aftermath of the highly publicized police shooting of Michael Brown.
SSI Staff · February 09, 2016
More than 1,300 United States Department of Homeland Security badges and credentials were either lost or stolen in period from 2012 until 2015, in addition to at least 165 firearms. The lost methods of identification raise national security concerns if they fell in the hands of terrorists.
SSI Staff · January 28, 2016
As part of the security plan in place for Super Bowl 50, military pilots aboard F-15s will patrol the skies to make sure no unauthorized aircraft comes within a 10-mile radius of Levi's Stadium.
SSI Staff · January 27, 2016
A home security salesman was indicted after police say he fatally shot a homeowner after an altercation. The salesman, Richard Luis Amezquita, told police he was acting in self defense after the homeowner, Kerry O'Toole, kicked and choked him and even threw rocks at him.
SSI Staff · January 25, 2016
The FBI and United States Department of Homeland Security are curious if a series of attacks on fiber optic systems in California are all part of a "more complex plot" to attack Super Bowl 50.
SSI Staff · January 19, 2016
Residents are growing concerned for their safety after multiple cases of a group of four trying to scam them into gaining access to their homes by posing as representatives of ADT Security.
SSI Staff · January 12, 2016
In an attempt to better protect public safety, law enforcement in Fresno, Calif., is using a software that can calculate a suspect's threat level through various data accumulated on the individual. It could also help identify potential terrorists and prevent mass shootings.
SSI Staff · January 11, 2016
The Council of Presidents for public colleges in Florida has asked for $74 million from the state to improve campus security.
SSI Staff · December 30, 2015
The Rose Bowl and Rose Parade will feature additional security measures, such as "rapid response" teams, video surveillance cameras, bomb-sniffing dogs and radiation-detection devices.
SSI Staff · December 29, 2015