NYPD’s newest canine members specially bred to sniff out explosives in seconds

The NYPD’s newest canine members are truly bred for the job. The four-legged constables, known as Transit Enhanced Detection Dogs (TEDD), are truly one of a kind, according to Lieutenant John Pappas of the NYPD Transit Bureau K-9 Division. While Read More …

Texas: TSA Explosive Detection Canines are trained in San Antonio

Some of the most important security missions across mass transportation systems are in the hands or paws of canines. Currently throughout the nation, there are more than 1,000 canine teams part of the Transportation Security Administration’s National Explosives Detection Canine Read More …

Somalia: One Killed, Five Wounded in Bula-Burte Airport Blast

At least one person has died and five others seriously wounded in an explosion inside Buoloburte airport in central Somalia. The explosion also caused severe damage to parts of the airport’s office building. Buloburte district commissioner Ahmed Mahad Nur has Read More …

IATA’s AVSEC director, Matthew Vaughan, considers how the security landscape continues to shift two decades on from the tragic events of 9/11

How has aviation security changed since 9/11? A great deal has changed – namely the focus on protecting the cockpit and carrying out passenger screening. Valuable improvements in technology for security screening and the sharing of advanced passenger information have Read More …

TSA Adding Almost $200 Million Worth of New X-Ray Security Machines

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) announced a new $198 million order to procure mid-sized Computed Tomography (CT) x-ray systems for airport checkpoints across the United States. TSA officials revealed on Thursday that it awarded Computed Tomography the massive order of Read More …

India: Bomb found outside New Jalpaiguri railway station in West Bengal

A suspected country-made bomb was found in West Bengal on Sunday (August 15, 2021). The authorities revealed that the bomb was found at the entry point of New Jalpaiguri Railway Station in the state, following which the bomb disposal squad Read More …

TSA, SEA Airport officials salute role working canines play in transportation security operations

SEATTLE – To coincide with National Work Like a Dog Day, officials with the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) and Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (SEA) on Thursday highlighted the role working canines play in transportation security operations. The TSA and Port of Read More …

US Navy says drone strike hit oil tanker off Oman, killing 2

U.S. Navy explosive experts believe a “drone strike” targeted an oil tanker that came under attack off the coast of Oman in the Arabian Sea, killing two on board, the American military said Saturday. The strike Thursday night on the Read More …

TSA to host training for working canines, their handlers in Muncie

INDIANAPOLIS – The Transportation Security Administration’s (TSA) Indiana Explosive Detection Canine Program is hosting its annual Multi-Agency K9 Training Event in Muncie on Tuesday, July 27. Handlers and their canines, trained to assist law enforcement and detect explosives, will participate Read More …

Afghanistan: Taliban destroys bridge on Kabul-Jalalabad highway

Taliban destroyed a bridge on the Kabul-Jalalabad’s second-lane road in Surkhrod district of Nangarhar province, Pajhwok News reported. The bridge was blown following the Taliban attacks on a checkpoint in Fatehabad area of the district. The second-lane was mostly used Read More …