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Police search for man accused of assaulting, abducting woman in N.S.

Posted 22 January 2018 by coastvan | Tagged As: | Categories: Public Sector | Comments Off

NEW GLASGOW, N.S. — Police appealed for the public’s help Monday in finding a man accused of assaulting and kidnapping a woman in a New Glasgow, N.S., parking lot.


Records: Las Vegas gunman was germophobe, possibly bipolar

Posted 22 January 2018 by coastvan | Tagged As: | Categories: Public Sector | Comments Off

LAS VEGAS — After three months of investigation, police have learned more about Las Vegas gunman Stephen Paddock: He was a high-stakes gambler on a losing streak, obsessed with cleanliness, possibly bipolar and was having difficulties with his live-i…


Two Canadians, two Americans abducted in Nigeria are freed

Posted 22 January 2018 by coastvan | Tagged As: | Categories: Public Sector | Comments Off

YOLA, Nigeria — Two Canadians and two Americans who were kidnapped in Nigeria’s north-central Kaduna state on Tuesday have been freed and are in good condition, police said Saturday.


American, Canadian kidnapped by gunmen in central Nigeria

Posted 18 January 2018 by coastvan | Tagged As: | Categories: Public Sector | Comments Off

LAGOS, Nigeria — Gunmen ambushed an American and a Canadian travelling through Nigeria’s northern Kaduna state, kidnapping them and killing two policemen, a state police spokesman said Wednesday.


Missile alert mistake feeds doubts about a real emergency

Posted 15 January 2018 by coastvan | Tagged As: | Categories: Public Sector | Comments Off

HONOLULU — When Jonathan Scheuer got an alert on his phone of a ballistic missile headed for Hawaii, he and his family didn’t know what to do. They went to their guest bedroom, then decided it would be safer on the ground floor of their Honolulu home.


Security concerns sink plans for Calgary nudist swim at public pool

Posted 12 January 2018 by coastvan | Tagged As: | Categories: Public Sector | Comments Off

CALGARY — An escalating debate over a nudist swim at a public swimming pool has prompted the City of Calgary to cancel the event over concerns about security.


Police union files suit over release of body camera footage

Posted 10 January 2018 by coastvan | Tagged As: | Categories: Public Sector | Comments Off

NEW YORK — A union representing New York City police officers sued the department Tuesday, saying its release of body camera footage without a court order violates a state law that makes officer disciplinary records confidential.


Create new watchdog to review border agency, RCMP, federal report recommends

Posted 2 January 2018 by coastvan | Tagged As: | Categories: Public Sector | Comments Off

OTTAWA — The Trudeau government should create a new watchdog to handle public complaints about the Canada Border Services Agency, says a federally commissioned report.


Trump to unveil ‘America First’ national security strategy

Posted 18 December 2017 by coastvan | Tagged As: | Categories: Public Sector | Comments Off

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump is outlining a new national security strategy that refocuses the United States’ relationship with the rest of the world, essentially implementing his “America First” mantra on a global scale. 


Security bill needs safeguards to prevent ‘a profile on all of us’: privacy czar

Posted 8 December 2017 by coastvan | Tagged As: | Categories: Public Sector | Comments Off

OTTAWA — National security agencies should be required to destroy personal information once they determine someone is not a threat, the federal privacy watchdog says.


New views of high-rise security

Posted 1 December 2017 by coastvan | Tagged As: | Categories: Public Sector | Comments Off

After the shooting in Las Vegas on Oct. 1 this year, when a gunman shot at concertgoers from his room on the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay Hotel and Casino, high-rise building security has moved to the forefront of the security industry.  


Confronting active shooter

Posted 1 December 2017 by coastvan | Tagged As: | Categories: Public Sector | Comments Off

In the recent months and years, there have been some shocking displays of violence as gunmen kill and injure large numbers of innocent people — often bystanders — for reasons that are sometimes frustratingly unclear.


A year in disaster recovery

Posted 1 December 2017 by coastvan | Tagged As: | Categories: Public Sector | Comments Off

Disaster response teams faced huge challenges in 2017 with massive efforts across North America fighting and recovering from wildfires, and preparing for and mitigating hurricane damage. All disaster-management specialists, including first responders, …


ASIS webinar: Risk management strategies and crisis communications

Posted 30 November 2017 by coastvan | Tagged As: | Categories: Public Sector | Comments Off

In light of massive hurricane activity this year, ASIS International hosted a free webinar recently addressing the impact of crises and crisis management strategies.


National security bill will help combat homegrown extremism: Goodale

Posted 30 November 2017 by coastvan | Tagged As: | Categories: Public Sector | Comments Off

OTTAWA — Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale says the Liberal government’s sweeping national security bill will make it easier to combat homegrown extremism by improving existing provisions.