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Gun Control Now a Homeland Security Matter, DHS Secretary Says

Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson said gun control is now a matter of homeland security and that the nation needs to make it harder for terrorists to purchase a gun.


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A study by a USC professor refutes the assumption that law enforcement officers are less likely to use excessive force if they’re being recorded. SSI Staff · March 08, 2016

A drone came within 16 feet of an airliner landing in Paris on Feb. 19, marking the closest encounter between a UAV and a plane. Stephen Sellner · March 07, 2016

Previously confidential information relating to one of the Boston Marathon bombers was released, calling into question Tamerlan Tsarnaev's path to citizenship prior to the attack. SSI Staff · February 29, 2016

Looking for the latest security product releases? SSI has a list of 10 recent product announcements from some of the biggest companies in security, including Honeywell, Tyco Security Products and others. SSI Staff · February 15, 2016

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




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