Louisiana: Landry wants to spend at least $19 million more on state police in New Orleans before July

Gov. Jeff Landry is asking the Louisiana Legislature to put an extra $19.1 million into public safety initiatives for New Orleans over the next five months. All of the money will go toward Louisiana State Police, according to a budget Read More …

India: Haryana CID’s bomb detection team 2nd in counter-IED exercise

The six-day national counter-IED exercise was held to test the capabilities of the state and central police forces; eight police teams from Haryana, Punjab, Chandigarh, Rajasthan, Jammu and Kashmir, Uttar Pradesh, Border Security Force and Assam Rifles participated in the Read More …

3DX-Ray Wins Important US Bomb Squad Contracts

3DX-Ray have announced the sale of ThreatScan®-LS1 System Combination Packages and associated training programmes to the US Boston and Cambridge Police Departments Bomb Squads. These are two of the premier bomb squads in the USA and have dealt with some Read More …

Canadian clearance diving officer disarmed improvised explosive devices in small UK village

Lt(N) Kevin Okihiro knew he would have to disarm nearly a dozen incendiary improvised explosive devices when he arrived at the small Cornish village of Upton Cross in South West England. The moment seemed surreal and unfolded like his training, Read More …

I-Team: Exclusive Look At SWAT Team Training On Hidden Explosives, Booby Traps

Massachusetts State Police says it is all too aware of the danger of homemade explosives and booby traps. The ongoing concern about hidden lethal devices prompted the FBI, Boston and State Police to offer awareness training recently for regional SWAT Read More …

Oregon: Bomb squad remove 6 IED’s from Monmouth home; deputies arrest burglary suspects

Polk County Sheriff’s Office said deputies found six improvised explosive devices at a residence while arresting two burglary suspects Wednesday. The sheriff’s office said deputies were investigating several burglaries and thefts that had occurred in southern Polk County. The investigation Read More …

Bomb disposal team called after explosion in Hong Kong public toilet near housing estate

Hong Kong bomb disposal officers were called in after an explosion in a public toilet on Tuesday night, while in a separate incident police fired tear gas and rubber bullets to disperse protesters. The blast wrecked the toilet bowl and Read More …