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October 23, 2017 | Source: Fox2Now St. Louis; By: CNN Wires
Why Law Enforcement Personnel Shoot to Kill
There are about 1,000 fatal shootings by police officers each year in the United States, according to a Bowling Green State University report from April. Is lethal force always...
October 9, 2017 | Source: Newsweek; By: John Haltiwanger
Trump Said Sleeping Gas on Planes Would Stop Terrorists, but the Plan Could be Deadly
Donald Trump suggested commercial airline pilots should be able to use "sleeping gas" to stop terrorists during a conversation on The Howard Stern Show shortly after the 9/11...
September 26, 2017 | Source: Washington Examiner; By: Kelly Cohen
Trump to Lift Ban on Sending Some Military Equipment to Police
The Trump administration is set to restart a program that allows the flow of certain types of surplus military equipment and weapons to state and local law enforcement. The so-...
September 26, 2017 | Source: The Verge; theverge.com, 16 September 2017, Rachel Becker
Weaponizing Sound: Could Sonic Devices Have Injured Diplomats in Cuba?
A mysterious illness has been striking people associated with the US Embassy in Cuba — and a secret sonic weapon is rumored to be the source. Over the past year, diplomats in Cuba...
September 26, 2017 | Source: Task & Purpose, taskandpurpose.com, 08 June 2017
The Army Can Now Stop Enemy Tanks In Their Tracks Without Firing a Shot
U.S. Army personnel have successfully used advanced electronic warfare technology to completely disable enemy armor during a simulated tank assault at the Army National Training...
Survivability and Vulnerability
September 11, 2017 | Source: In Public Safety, inpublicsafeth.com, 20 July 2017, Christopher L. McFarlin, J.D.
Integrating De-Escalation Techniques into Policing
When many police officers hear the term “de-escalation techniques” they often initially react with skepticism or even aversion. In recent years, policing has been inundated with...
10/19/2017 - 00:00 | Source: Defense Strategies Institute
Directed Energy Day
DSI’s Directed Energy Day will focus on the efforts across the military branches to advance and utilize directed energy technologies. The discussion will cover latest the...
August 28, 2017 | Source: WIRED, wired.co.uk, 21 August 2017, Matt Burgess
Fully Autonomous Weapons Coming...but They're Not Here Yet
Pioneers from the worlds of artificial intelligence and robotics – including Elon Musk and Deepmind's Mustafa Suleyman – have asked the United Nations to ban autonomous weapon...
August 28, 2017 | Source: Military & Aerospace Electronics, militaryaerospace.com, 22 June 2017, John Keller
Verus Research to Develop Electronics-Killing HPEM Technologies
KIRTLAND AIR FORCE BASE, N.M. – High-power electromagnetics (HPEM) technology experts at Verus Research in Albuquerque, N.M., are helping the U.S. Air Force find ways of...
August 28, 2017 | Source: Reuters; By: Tim Reid, Peter Eisler, Jason Szep and M.B. Pell
Law Enforcement Reassessing Risk for Taser "Less-Lethal" Weapon Systems
Officer Richard Haas says he never meant for Everette Howard to die. He just wanted to stop him. A top high-school grad staying on the University of Cincinnati campus for a...