Public Safety This category contains the most recent news regarding public safety, including policy decisions, legislation, and education efforts. Find releases encompassing road safety, food safety, workplace accident prevention, product recalls, testing standards, and awareness campaigns. Also included are stories about crime rates, law enforcement efforts, alcohol and drug abuse health alerts, anti-contamination measures and disease control.

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20:24 ET Rival Gangs Declare Peace in South Los Angeles

 History was made as rival Southern California gang leaders met at the Church of Scientology Community Center in South Los...


14:15 ET Securus Technologies Launches Revolutionary "sPhone™" Inmate Terminal

 Securus Technologies, a leading provider of civil and criminal justice technology solutions for public safety, investigation, corrections and...


13:57 ET Commonwealth Response Coordination Center Activated for DNC in Philadelphia

 The Commonwealth Response Coordination Center (CRCC) at the Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency in Harrisburg began operations at 8 a.m....


13:30 ET General Mills Expands Retail Flour Recall

Due to four new confirmed illnesses, General Mills is adding additional flour production dates to the previously announced U.S. retail flour recall...


13:00 ET UL and ICONTEC Sign Agreement to Promote National Safety Standards for Colombia

Underwriters Laboratories Inc., a global safety science leader and standards developer, and the national standards body of Colombia (ICONTEC) have...


13:00 ET UL e ICONTEC assinam acordo para promover padrões de segurança nacional na Colômbia

A Underwriters Laboratories Inc. (UL), líder mundial em ciência da segurança e desenvolvedora de padrões, assinou um acordo com...


13:00 ET UL e ICONTEC suscriben acuerdo con el objetivo de promover normas de seguridad nacional para Colombia

Underwriters Laboratories Inc., creador de normas y líder global en la ciencia de la seguridad, y el órgano nacional de...


13:00 ET UL e ICONTEC suscriben acuerdo con el objetivo de promover normas de seguridad nacional para Colombia

Underwriters Laboratories Inc., creador de normas y líder global en la ciencia de la seguridad, y el órgano nacional de...


07:50 ET As Party Platforms Raise Issue of Genocide against Christians, New Commercial Airs

A new commercial airing nationally during both parties' conventions picks up on a theme considered in both party's platforms: the plight of...


06:49 ET All about Security, Fire and Safety at IFSEC Southeast Asia 2016

The region's leading security, fire and safety event will take place on 7 - 9 September 2016 at the prestigious Kuala Lumpur Convention...


Jul 24, 2016, 16:05 ET El NCLR asume posición política para ayudar a reducir la violencia con armas de fuego

 El Consejo Nacional de La Raza (NCLR por sus siglas en inglés) anunció hoy que su Junta de Directores ha votado unánimemente a...


Jul 24, 2016, 11:45 ET NCLR Adopts Policy Position in Favor of Reducing Gun Violence

NCLR (National Council of La Raza) announced today that its Board of Directors has unanimously voted in favor of policies aimed at reducing gun...


Jul 23, 2016, 10:00 ET 2016/2017 "Mopar Road Ready Powered by Dodge" Teen Safe-driving Slate Announced

- "Mopar Road Ready Powered by Dodge" program returns for seven additional events, third year of teaching teens importance of being safe...


Jul 22, 2016, 11:27 ET Pokemon-Going for a walk with your dogs? 5 steps to keep them safe

With the recent release of Pokemon Go, many people are spending more time outdoors, walking and exploring neighborhoods while playing the game....


Jul 22, 2016, 08:30 ET The Brilliant Backseat Reminder System Helps Drivers Remember Precious Cargo

 Rear View Safety, the industry leader in the sales and distribution of backup camera systems, as well as a strong and dedicated road safety...


Jul 21, 2016, 15:00 ET Bloomberg Philanthropies Hosting Global Road Safety Experts Meeting with Elite Global Network of Cities and Countries Dedicated to Improving Road Safety

Bloomberg Philanthropies will convene 125 road safety experts from 15 countries, including government officials, law enforcement, and others, to...


Jul 21, 2016, 14:19 ET Lorex Recalls Video Baby Monitors Due to Burn Hazard

http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2016/Lorex-Recalls-Video-Baby-Monitors/ Recall Summary Name of Product: Video baby monitors Hazard: The...


Jul 21, 2016, 14:04 ET Report Offers Guidance on Disaster Recovery, Rebuilding for Resilience

New research published by the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy shows how metropolitan regions can rebuild for greater resilience during the...


Jul 21, 2016, 13:43 ET CPSC Posts Recall to its Web Site

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) announced today that the following voluntary recall alert was posted in cooperation with the...


Jul 21, 2016, 13:15 ET Cycling Sports Group Recalls Commuter Bicycles Due to Fall Hazard

http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2016/Cycling-Sports-Group-Recalls-Commuter-Bicycles/  Recall Summary Name of Product: Cannondale commuter...


Jul 21, 2016, 13:00 ET Crosman Recalls Crossbow Rope Cocking Devices Due to Injury Hazard

http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2016/Crosman-Recalls-Crossbow-Rope-Cocking-Devices/ Recall Summary Name of Product: Rope cocking devices...


Jul 21, 2016, 12:19 ET Five-Ton Commercial Vehicle Restriction Starts Saturday on I-95 in Philadelphia for Democratic National Convention

In preparation for the upcoming Democratic National Convention, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) today issued a reminder...


Jul 21, 2016, 12:00 ET Fallen Officer Puppy Program

In January of this year, Service Dogs by Warren Retrievers announced a new project entitled "Fallen Officers Puppy Program—FOPP" a new...


Jul 21, 2016, 11:46 ET Soaring Heat Puts Older Illinoisans At Risk

 With temperatures climbing this week above 90 degrees across the state and heat indexes well into triple digits, AARP today reminded...


Jul 21, 2016, 10:44 ET Wisconsin Advisory Committee to the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Announces Public Meeting: Civil Rights and Hate Crime in Wisconsin

The Wisconsin Advisory Committee to U.S. Commission on Civil Rights will convene a public meeting on Monday, August 29th, 2016, from 1:00 pm to...