New York: Fatal shooting, explosive materials at Poughkeepsie hotel

A fatal shooting at a Poughkeepsie hotel led to the disturbing discovery of guides and materials that could be used to make explosive devices, according to police. The incident began around 7:30 a.m. Sunday when local police responded to a Read More …

New Jersey: Gloucester County receives HazMat Vehicle through American Rescue Plan funds

National Preparedness Month is observed each September to raise awareness about steps individuals, families and communities can take to be ready for disasters and emergencies that could happen at any time. Commissioner Denice DiCarlo, liaison to the Emergency Response Department, Read More …

India: Bomb-making manuals, weapons, and jihadi documents seized in PFI raids

The Islamist organisation, Popular Front of India (PFI) and its sister organisations and fronts, were banned by the Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India under the UAPA Act via a notification on September 27. Before the ban was announced, Read More …

New Jersey: Stockton K-9 Team Wins National Explosives Detection Dog Title

K-9 Freya proved she has what it takes to be top dog at the United States Police Canine Association (USPCA) National Detector Dog Trials in Georgia last week. Freya, a 6-year-old golden retriever, and handler Lt. Tracy Stuart competed in Read More …

New Zealand: Loud bang heard as police, Defence Force investigate ‘item of concern’

Witnesses have described hearing a loud bang as police and the New Zealand Defence Force dealt with a suspicious item in Palmerston North. Police officers closed a section of Pioneer Highway, between Shamrock and Lyndhurst streets, in Palmerston North on Read More …

UK: Starving Springer Spaniels found ‘roasting alive’ in Bracknell trailer will be trained in explosive detection and drugs detection in Kent

A litter of malnourished puppies found locked and ‘roasting alive’ inside a bike trailer near Bracknell have been adopted. Thames Valley Police discovered six Springer Spaniel’s and their mother without water, food or daylight inside the trailer on July 30, Read More …

India: Thoubal police recover IED planted by suspected militants

Police in Manipur’s Thoubal district on Sunday recovered an IED which was planted by suspected militants at the house of an individual. Police said that the IED was found planted at the veranda of the house of one Puyam Tenden Read More …

Explosion rocks another building in Sweden

An explosion shook the Swedish capital on Saturday, spreading fear among locals following another blast a little over a day earlier, local media reported. The blast took place at an apartment building just past midnight in Stockholm, just a day Read More …

Iceland: Four arrested over alleged plans for a terrorist attack

Four suspects have been arrested over alleged plans for a terrorist attack in Iceland, say police. Several semi-automatic weapons — some 3D printed — were seized from nine different locations, along with a large quantity of ammunition, computers, telephones and Read More …

UK: Next generation vehicle for EOD soldiers announced

The new GASKET 3 bomb disposal vehicle’s Initial Operating Capability (IOC) was announced this week, following extensive consultations with the soldiers who will be using the new vehicle. GASKET 3 deployed on its first operational tasking on Tuesday 20 September Read More …