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New Gun Technology Combines Safety with Unmatched Accessibility

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Aug. 4, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Safety first is not just a tagline, it’s the name of a new start-up company, Safety First Arms, LLC, that’s created a new gun technology designed to prevent unnecessary tragedy. Even with only a prototype, the company has already secured orders from two gun shops for more than $1 million for its Smart 2 pistol.

Attorney Bernard Walsh Comments on ‘Textalyzer’ – Proposed Anti-Texting While Driving Software for Law Enforcement

BRADENTON, Fla., May 3, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Despite public awareness campaigns and new laws targeting texting while driving in many states, deaths and injuries related to distracted driving have continued to rise, says Attorney Bernard Walsh. Lawmakers are struggling to come up with viable solutions that address the problems law enforcement officers are facing when attempting to enforce texting-while-driving laws.

Crime Scene Clean Up Parent Company Announces Acquisition of 3 BioHazard Firms

PATCHOGUE, N.Y., Jan. 19, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Prestige Worldwide Group, parent company of CrimeSceneCleanup.com, announced today that it has acquired KRI Crime Scene Cleanup of Texas, Crime Scene Inc. of Maryland and Crime Scene Clean LLC of Texas, three of the largest biohazard firms in the U.S. This deal marks one of the largest of its kind in the crime scene cleanup industry and now makes Crime Scene Clean Up the leading firm in the business. They now offer services from New York to California and from Texas to Michigan.

Crime Scene Cleanup Company Selected as Reality TV Show Finalist

RONKONKOMA, N.Y., Aug. 27, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Bio Recovery, one of the nation’s leading crime scene cleanup companies, granted access to a local film/TV producer who recently submitted a sizzle reel to the 360-Degree Unscripted Development Pipeline, an AandE Network, that seeks new talent for its television show pipeline. They are excited to announce that they are a finalist.

World’s First Postal Mail Elimination System, Aims to Save Millions of Tax Dollars While Improving Security

TAMPA, Fla., June 16, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SmartKiosk today announces their new technology designed to reduce the cost of incarceration. Tax payers across the country are spending Billions of dollars annually to house and provide services to incarcerated people in U.S. jails and prisons. Little has been done to find ways to reduce those costs and still maintain the security that is necessary. The problems are complex and the solutions have been few.

See Police and Fire Department Live Demonstrations at First Responders Day

VIERA, Fla., May 22, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Stop by The Avenue Viera to meet Brevard County first responders on Saturday, May 30 from 1 p.m. until 4 p.m. The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office and Fire Department will be on hand to answer questions and give live demonstrations.

Save the Date: 2015 HTCIA International Conference and Training Expo This Year in Florida

ROSEVILLE, Calif., Feb. 4, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The High Technology Crime Investigation Association (HTCIA) will unveil its 29th Annual International Conference and Training Expo on August 30, 2015, at the Rosen Shingle Creek Resort in beautiful Orlando, Florida. This International Conference brings together groups including law enforcement, private industry, government and academia from the United States and from around the world.

Health Care Cafe with Chris Comeaux, CEO of Four Seasons Compassion for Life, to Feature Physician Lance Plyler’s First-Hand Experience of ‘Ebola Outbreak in Liberia’ November 17

FLAT ROCK, N.C., Nov. 11, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Western North Carolina physician, Lance Plyler, M.D., is a recent veteran of the front lines of the Ebola epidemic, saving the lives of two Americans working to avert the crisis in Liberia: Kent Brantly, M.D., and his colleague, Nancy Writebol. Health Care Cafe, sponsored by Four Seasons Compassion for Life, airs the interview with Plyler, ‘Ebola Outbreak in Liberia,’ on WTZQ, 1600 AM radio, Monday, Nov. 17, 5 p.m.

Fire Department and Church Form Partnership to Focus on Safety and Training

NAPLES, Fla., Oct. 10, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Bible Life Church is donating three mobile homes on its property to the East Naples/Golden Gate Fire Control and Rescue District. It’s a win-win partnership and the fire department has already used the trailers for smoke drills, confined space training and cross-training paramedics with Collier EMS.

HTCIA CISO Summit Presents – Lessons from the Field

ROSEVILLE, Calif., July 10, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The High Technology Crime Investigation Association (HTCIA) will be hosting its 2nd Annual CISO Summit on August 28, 2014 at the Hyatt Lost Pines Resort and Spa in Austin. This is a full day event where IT information security managers, risk management professionals and executives can interact and exchange strategies from leaders in the field.

HTCIA International Conference and Training Expo Announces FBI Assistant Director of the Cyber Division, Joseph Demarest Jr., as Keynote Speaker

ROSEVILLE, Calif., June 26, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The High Technology Crimes Investigation Association (HTCIA) will host its 28th Annual HTCIA International Conference and Training Expo August 24 through the 27 at the Hyatt Lost Pines Resort and Spa in Austin, Texas. This year’s Keynote Speaker will be FBI Cyber Division’s Assistant Director Joseph M. Demarest.

HTCIA International Conference Directly Tackles the Issues facing Information Security Officers at the 2nd Annual HTCIA CISO Summit

ROSEVILLE, Calif., June 24, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The High Technology Crimes Investigation Association (HTCIA) will host its 2nd HTCIA CISO Summit on August 28, 2014 at the Hyatt Lost Pines Resort and Spa in Austin, Texas directly following the organization’s 28th Annual HTCIA International Conference and Training Expo. The CISO Summit is exclusively for Information Technology and Security Officers and features a powerful lineup of speakers, including Brian Engle (CISO for the State of Texas) and Alan Daines (CISO, Dell Computers).

A Network Forensics Murder Mystery by LMG Security Places Attendees in the Investigator’s Shoes at The 2013 HTCIA International Conference

ROSEVILLE, Calif., Sept. 3, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The High Technology Crime Investigation Association (HTCIA) challenges attendees to solve a Network Forensics Murder Mystery at the 21st Annual International Conference and Training Expo on Sept. 8-11, 2013 at the J.W. Marriott Resort and Spa – Las Vegas in Summerlin, Nev. This popular workshop created by LMG Security is one of this year’s featured events, and puts the attendees directly in the shoes of the forensic investigator during a challenging investigation.

21st Annual HTCIA International Conference Extends Special Offer to Students and School Faculty

ROSEVILLE, Calif., Aug. 23, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Getting the training and experience needed to work in the computer forensics or network security fields can be challenging and expensive. In keeping with its proud mission of educating individuals involved with high tech investigations, the High Technology Crimes Investigation Association (HTCIA) is uniting with the academic community to offer students and faculty alike, an opportunity to interact with and learn from the top industry experts.

HTCIA CISO Summit Releases a Limited Amount of Complimentary Passes Generously Donated by Summit Sponsors

ROSEVILLE, Calif., Aug. 6, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The High Technology Crimes Investigation Association (HTCIA) announced today that several sponsors generously donated a limited amount of complimentary tickets to the HTCIA CISO Summit in Summerlin, Nevada on September 12. Summit sponsors McAfee, Cylance, Symantec, Essextec and InfoSecurity donated the complimentary tickets for the event being held at the lavish J.W. Marriott Las Vegas Resort and Spa.

Opa-Locka Florida Police Officer Sued for Multiple Fatalities from High Speed Chase

MIAMI, Fla., Aug. 2, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Opa-Locka Florida police chase that resulted in a head-on collision with multiple fatalities on Interstate-95 this past April has prompted the filings of two alleged wrongful death lawsuits by the families’ attorney Edward R. Blumberg.

HTCIA Introduces the CISO Summit as a New Addition to the 21st Annual HTCIA International Conference and Training Expo line-up

ROSEVILLE, Calif., July 22, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The High Technology Crimes Investigation Association (HTCIA) will unveil its first HTCIA CISO Summit on September 12, 2013 at the lavish JW Marriott Las Vegas Resort and Spa in Summerlin, Nevada. The CISO Summit, sponsored by McAfee, Cylance, Symantec, Essextec and InfoSecurity, will directly follow the 21st Annual HTCIA International Conference and Training Expo. This new event features a powerful lineup of speakers, including Stuart McClure (Cylance, Inc.) and Bryan Kenyon (McAfee).

Criminal Tracker! App Adds New and Improved Features

DETROIT, Mich., Jan. 28, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Criminal Tracker!, by U.S. Publications, Inc., is newly upgraded and improved making it even easier for its users to quickly track criminals and sex offenders in real time within a 40-mile radius. Criminal Tracker! is user friendly and just a few clicks provide complete and current criminal profiles and photos.

ADF Triage-Examiner Key Component in Successful NPIA e-Forensics Pilot Program

BETHESDA, Md., Oct. 29, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ADF Solutions announced today that Triage-Examiner(R), a forensic triage tool, was utilized by all five of the East Midlands police forces participating in the highly successful e-Forensics pilot program conducted by the National Policing Improvement Agency (NPIA) in the U.K. The aim of the six-month pilot was to speed up the process for all forces by providing one standardized approach to the examination of computers and mobile devices.

World’s Largest Digital Steganography Database Expands Again: SAFDB Now Contains 1,100 Applications

FAIRMONT, W.Va., Aug. 8, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Backbone Security is pleased to announce the release of the latest version of their Steganography Application Fingerprint Database (SAFDB) which now contains 1,100 steganography applications.

Local Wildlife Company Makes National TV

SANFORD, Fla., May 31, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Wildlife Solutions, a local wildlife control company, is going to be featured on the Nat Geo WILD channel this Sunday, June 3, at 9 p.m. EDT. The show is called ‘Animal Superpowers: Extreme Hunters’ and it spotlights a Wildlife Solutions technician capturing and handling a deadly venomous snake while explaining how they locate and track their prey.

World’s Largest Digital Steganography Database Expands Again – SAFDB Now Contains 1,050 Applications

FAIRMONT, W.Va., May 1, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Backbone Security is pleased to announce the release of the latest version of their Steganography Application Fingerprint Database (SAFDB) which now contains 1,050 steganography applications.

ISLA Hosts Fundraiser in Long Beach to Benefit Lifeguard Training Initiatives in Dominican Republic and Nicaragua

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif., March 13, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On Wed., March 14 and Thurs., March 15, 2012, International Surf Lifesaving Association (ISLA) will be hosting a special fundraiser at the Original Roadhouse Grill in Long Beach, located at 7391 Carson St. The purpose of the fundraiser is to raise critical funds and awareness for ISLA’s training initiatives in the Dominican Republic and Nicaragua later this month.

Nassau County Sheriff’s Department – Friend or Foe?

MANORVILLE, N.Y., Jan. 31, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Officer James Greco, a 17-year veteran of the Nassau County Department of Corrections, has been denied his retirement status by the Sheriff of Nassau County. Officer Greco was charged with Workers Compensation fraud which resulted in his wrongful termination, as per a ruling by the arbitrator hearing his case. Despite winning two judicial decrees in his favor against the Nassau County Sheriff’s Department, Officer Greco continues to be denied his full retirement status.

Backbone’s Steganography Database Exceeds 1,000 Applications

FAIRMONT, W.Va., Nov. 1, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Backbone Security is pleased to announce the release of Version 3.11 of the Steganography Application Fingerprint Database (SAFDB) which now contains 1,000 steganography applications.

SARC’s Digital Steganography Database Now Contains 960 Applications

FAIRMONT, W.Va. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Backbone Security is pleased to announce the release of Version 3.10 of the Steganography Application Fingerprint Database (SAFDB) which now contains 960 steganography applications.

Government Cyber Crime Organization Issues Validation Report for StegAlyzerRTS

FAIRMONT, W.Va. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Backbone Security is pleased to announce the Defense Cyber Crime Institute (DCCI), an element of the Department of Defense (DoD) Cyber Crime Center (DC3), has published a Validation Report for Backbone’s Steganography Analyzer Real-Time Scanner (StegAlyzerRTS), a network security appliance for monitoring inbound and outbound network traffic in real-time for the presence of digital steganography applications and signatures.

Long Island K-9 Service Inc. Awarded 3 Year Contract to Protect Ferry Service Passengers

MANORVILLE, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Officer James Greco, founder and CEO of Long Island K-9 Service and Long Island Security Consultants, continues his humanitarian mission to provide expert explosives and narcotics detection throughout Long Island and the Metropolitan area. The celebrated security company has recently partnered with The Bridgeport and Port Jefferson Steamboat Company.

Backbone’s Digital Steganography Database Exceeds 925 Applications

FAIRMONT, W.Va. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Backbone Security is pleased to announce the release of Version 3.9 of the Steganography Application Fingerprint Database (SAFDB) which now contains more than 925 steganography applications.

Edward Professional Advisors is Helping Compton Regain Control of its Police Services

RANCHO CUCAMONGA, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Edward Professional Advisors announces that the City of Compton has selected it to help create its own police department. The Mayor of the City of Compton says, ‘We are excited about the opportunity to regain local control of our police services. We are in the midst of a campaign to rebirth a new Compton.’

Shelter Dog is Paws of Life for Missing Man

AMES, Iowa (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Sometimes a hero is found at the local animal shelter. Moses, a three year old yellow lab/golden retriever, who is a certified search and rescue dog, found a missing Alzheimer’s patient earlier this month. ‘It takes a dog with the right stuff,’ said Robin Habeger, of Paws of Life Foundation, and Moses’ handler and trainer.

Backbone’s Digital Steganography Database Exceeds 875 Applications

FAIRMONT, W.Va. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Backbone Security is pleased to announce the release of Version 3.7 of the Steganography Application Fingerprint Database (SAFDB) which now contains more than 875 steganography applications. Developed in Backbone’s Steganography Analysis and Research Center (SARC), SAFDB is the world’s largest commercially available hash set exclusive to digital steganography applications.

The Thermal Angel Blood Warmer – Not Just for the Military Anymore

DALLAS, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Estill Medical Technologies, Inc., the creator of the Thermal Angel Blood and IV Fluid Infusion Warmer, announced this week its plans to distribute its fluid warming product line through Progressive Medical International (PMI).

Backbone Security Announces New Versions of StegAlyzer Tools for 64-Bit Platforms

FAIRMONT, W.Va. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Backbone Security is pleased to announce availability of 32-bit and 64-bit versions of their popular digital steganography detection tools for use on forensic workstations running 64-bit operating systems. The new versions of the tools can run under Windows XP Pro x64, Windows Vista x64, and Windows 7 x64 and is in line with the growing evolution toward 64-bit forensic workstations.

Compton Votes for Community Control of Its Police Resources

CLAREMONT, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Edward Professional Advisors announces that in a close, but historic vote late last night, the Compton City Council voted 3-2 to establish a new Compton Community Police Department. After 10 years of receiving police services from the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department, the Compton City Council voted last night to establish a new Compton Community Police Department and end its contractual relationship with the sheriff’s department.

Business and Decision Announces Worldwide Launch of Mi-Case: The Unique Multi-Agency Case Management System for Management of Offenders

PHOENIX, Ariz. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Leading consulting and systems integration company Business and Decision has announced the global launch of its Mi-Case solution. This powerful web-based case management system, which enables offenders and service users to be tracked through interventions and treatments, is designed to facilitate more successful outcomes in multi-agency approaches covering drug and alcohol misuse, local government, and the justice system including police, courts and probation.

Backbone Security Releases New Version of Popular StegAlyzer Tools

FAIRMONT, W.Va. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Backbone Security is pleased to announce the release of V3.2 of their popular StegAlyzerAS and StegAlyzerSS digital forensics tools. Developed in Backbone’s Steganography Analysis and Research Center (SARC), the tools are widely used by U.S. and international law enforcement agencies; the intelligence community; and private sector computer forensic examiners to detect the presence or use of steganography applications on seized digital media.

Backbone Security Launches Online Digital Forensics Course

FAIRMONT, W.Va. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Backbone Security’s Steganography Analysis and Research Center (SARC) is pleased to announce their popular Certified Steganography Examiner (CSE) course is now available online. This two-day advanced digital forensics course raises awareness of the threat from use of digital steganography to conceal evidence of criminal activity or use by insiders to steal sensitive information.

Narconon of Georgia Applauds Efforts of Prescription Buy Back Programs

ATLANTA, Ga. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Narconon of Georgia has, for the past several years, seen a rapidly rising trend in prescription drug abuse. According to the 2006 National Survey on Drug Use and Health conducted by the U.S. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, every day 2,500 youngsters age 12 to 17 try a painkiller for the first time and prescription drugs are more abused by teens than any illicit street drug, except for marijuana.

Arizona Teen and her Search Dog Pass National Certification – Paws of Life Foundation

AMES, Iowa (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A Paws of Life Foundation search and rescue dog recently was certified with her handler, 16-year-old Taylor Lane of Mesa, Arizona. Lane seems unaffected by how impressive her achievements really are. The daughter of Dallas and Sandy Lane juggles a hectic high school schedule including playing soccer, participating in band, and volunteering in search and rescue operations in Pinal County as a member of Sonoran Search and Rescue.

Paws of Life Foundation Executive Director Robin Habeger Announces the Organization’s Latest Canine Placement for Search and Rescue

AMES, Iowa (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Despite the recent ice storm in the area, Karen Frazier of West Paducah, Kentucky, was selected and received an Australian Shepherd named Briar from Paws of Life Foundation. Frazier is a member of Little Egypt Search and Rescue of Carbondale, Illinois. Little Egypt Search and Rescue is a volunteer group of individuals and canines providing assistance in the event of lost or missing individuals in southern Illinois and surrounding areas.

Firebombers Incorporated: The Future of Wildland Firefighting?

LOS ANGELES, Calif., June 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — As global warming causes mega-fires to become the norm, as firefighting budgets are slashed, firefighting aircraft are grounded due to thick smoke, and firefighters are overwhelmed by the sheer number and size of wildfires, people are asking: Can technology be harnessed to produce a firefighting force capable of taking on such destructive phenomena before our forests are reduced to ash? A book from Firebomber Publications may provide the answer.

Educational Wildfire Resource Empowers Homeowners and Aids Firefighters

GRANITE BAY, Calif., April 4 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Prepare Stay Defend (PSD), a California non-profit organization, has launched a web site that empowers homeowners against wildfires; they are the first organization of its kind to support homeowners, nationwide, through their educational web site and on-line fire training.

Career Insurance: New 24/7 Drunk Driving (DUI) Prevention Service for California’s Major Cities

SAN DIEGO, Calif., April 3 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Finally, there’s a new way to enjoy a night on the town in your own car and never worry about getting a DUI. Those with a lot to lose from a DUI arrest call it their ‘career insurance.’ Safe Ride Solutions (SRS) is a national network of off-duty and retired, veteran police officers. It’s a new, unique, collaborative DUI prevention program developed by peace officers, professional athletes and business professionals to address the real world problem of DUI.

Backbone Announces Partnership with ADF Solutions, Inc.

FAIRMONT, W.V. – Feb. 1 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Backbone Security, the industry leader in advanced digital steganalysis tools, is pleased to announce their partnership with ADF Solutions to provide a steganography SearchPak(R) for use with ADF’s revolutionary digital forensic triage tools. These tools are currently deployed at law enforcement agencies, government organizations, and commercial corporations worldwide.

Computer Forensics Show to Bow at Washington Convention Center February 4 – 6

GREENWICH, Conn. – Jan. 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — For some companies, it is not a question of if one of their computers will be used as evidence in a legal matter, it is a question of when. The inaugural Computer Forensics Show will fill the Washington D.C. Convention Center from February 4-6, 2008. This year’s event features keynote addresses by high-powered Washington insiders such as Barry M. Sabin, Deputy Assistant Attorney General, Chief Counter-Terrorism Section.

NBFAA Awards $20,000 in Scholarships to Children of Police, Fire Officials

IRVING, Texas – July 9 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — There is nothing quite like seeing dreams come true, but that’s just what happened recently thanks to the National Burglar & Fire Alarm Association (NBFAA). Through the association’s Youth Scholarship Program, NBFAA members awarded $20,000 in college scholarships to three children of police and fire officials.

NBFAA Doubles Funding for Youth Scholarship Program

(c) Send2Press.comIRVING, Texas – Feb. 21 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The National Burglar & Fire Alarm Association (NBFAA) has announced that the association has doubled funding of its national Youth Scholarship Program to $20,000. Winners of the national awards will receive $10,000 for first place, $7,500 for second place and $2,500 for third place.

Department of Labor Approves NBFAA National Apprenticeship Program

IRVING, Texas – Oct. 23 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The National Burglar & Fire Alarm Association (NBFAA) today announced that the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Apprenticeship (OA) has approved NBFAA’s National Guidelines for Apprenticeship Standards for the occupation of Protective Signal Installer (Fire/Life Safety & Electronic Security Installer).

Police Therapist Continues to Provide Support Five Years After the September 11th Attacks

NEW YORK, NY – Aug. 21 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — September 11, 2006 marks the five-year anniversary of the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon; Police psychotherapist, Peter Killeen, Director of The Police Connection, continues to provide support through counseling and working with the Port Authority police unions.