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 …

Guam: FBI offers public safety workshop on explosives, chemicals

The Federal Bureau of Investigation is offering specialized training on the hazards posed by improvised explosives and potentially dangerous chemicals. The “Chemical Industry Outreach Workshop” is intended for both Guam and CNMI public safety officials, law enforcement partners and people Read More …

Britain to leave troops beyond military mission end in Afghanistan

Wallace announces the remarks only days after British Prime Minister Boris Johnson officially ended his military mission in Afghanistan, in a speech in the British parliament. Prior to that, United States had said that its troops will stay in Afghanistan Read More …

Milwaukee: 5 men charged after blast from apparent pipe bomb injured two police officers on July 4

Five Milwaukee men have been charged with felony offenses related to improvised explosive devices after two police officers were injured by a powerful blast during July 4 celebrations on Water Street. Three of the men told police they were driving Read More …

104th Explosive Ordnance Disposal team trains for joint response

BARNES AIR NATIONAL GUARD BASE, Mass. — Explosive ordnance disposal technicians from the 104th Civil Engineering Squadron attended Raven’s Challenge Interoperability Exercise June 6-11, 2021, at Fort Devens Army Base, Devens, Massachusetts. Raven’s Challenge is an annual, interagency, counter improvised Read More …

The United States Welcomes Azerbaijan’s Release of Armenian Detainees and Armenia’s Actions to Facilitate Demining

The United States welcomes the July 3 release by Azerbaijan of 15 Armenian detainees and their return to Armenia. We also welcome Armenia’s decision to share information with Azerbaijan that will facilitate humanitarian demining. These actions follow Azerbaijan’s June 12 Read More …

California: Man accused of storing 16 tons of fireworks at home, including devices that later blew up and injured 17

A California man faces federal charges after allegedly transporting tons of explosives from out of state — including devices that later exploded in a police bomb disposal truck, injuring 17 people, authorities said. Arturo Ceja III was arrested Saturday by Read More …

Massachusetts: Improvised Explosive Device Found on Porch in New Bedford, Police Say

An improvised explosive device was discovered and destroyed in New Bedford, Massachusetts, Friday, in an incident that brought out state police and Navy bomb technicians, police said. No one was hurt as the device was investigated and detonated in a Read More …