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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10:23 ET CAIR Offers Reward for Info on Fire Targeting Florida Mosque

The Florida chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-Florida) today offered a $5,000 reward for information leading to the arrest...


09:30 ET BioRAFT Releases Academic Safety Package To Help Mitigate Risk For Science Students

Laboratory safety software company BioRAFT has released a solution that will help academic and research institutions reduce risks associated with...


08:30 ET Law Enforcement Technology Leader Breaks Ground on Corporate Headquarters

WatchGuard Video has been figuratively breaking ground in advancing law enforcement video technology since the company was founded in 2002. The...


03:00 ET in at the deep end Swim School Pledges Commitment to High Standards by Signing Up to STA Swim Star School

Swimmers at in at the deep end Ltd can be assured that they are getting the highest quality lessons after in at the deep end signed up to the STA...


Feb 23, 2017, 19:14 ET Avella Specialty Pharmacy Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of all Sterile Products Produced at Advanced Pharma Houston Location from September 1, 2016 through February 16, 2017 Due to Potential Inaccuracy of Latex Free Label Reference

Advanced Pharma, Inc. d/b/a Avella of Houston is conducting a voluntary recall of all unexpired sterile injectable products labeled "latex free"...


Feb 23, 2017, 17:00 ET MSA Announces Full-Year and Fourth Quarter Results

Global safety equipment manufacturer MSA Safety Incorporated (NYSE: MSA) today reported results for the fourth quarter and full year of...


Feb 23, 2017, 16:03 ET CAIR-Kansas Seeks State, Federal Hate Crime Charges for Shooting of 'Middle Eastern' Men

The Kansas chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-Kansas) today called for state and federal hate crime charges to be brought...


Feb 23, 2017, 15:28 ET Union Pacific Police Pursues Prestigious CALEA Accreditation

The Union Pacific Police Department is seeking public input as it pursues its third accreditation from the Commission on Accreditation for Law...


Feb 23, 2017, 14:45 ET Little Tikes Recalls Toddler Swings Due to Fall Hazard

https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2017/Little-Tikes-Recalls-Swings-Due-to-Fall-Hazard Recall Summary Name of Product: Little Tikes™ 2-in-1 Snug 'n...


Feb 23, 2017, 13:00 ET Carrier Expands Recall of Packaged Terminal Air Conditioners and Heat Pumps Due to Fire Hazard

https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2017/Carrier-Expands-Recall-of-Packaged-Terminal-Air-Conditioners-and-Heat-Pumps Recall Summary Name of Product:...


Feb 23, 2017, 12:00 ET STIHL Recalls Chain Saws Due to Fire and Burn Hazards

https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2017/Stihl-Recalls-Chain-Saws Recall Summary Name of Product: STIHL gas-powered chain saws Hazard: The fuel line...


Feb 23, 2017, 07:18 ET Highland Commercial Roofing Offers Tips To Protect Businesses from the Extreme Weather

Highland Commercial Roofing, a premiere Southwest commercial roofing company, wants to help business owners identify and address common trouble...


Feb 23, 2017, 03:15 ET Nuctech Helps to Seize US$186 Million Worth of Drugs In Australia

According to a joint media release from the Australian Federal Police (AFP) and the Australian Border Force (ABF), US$186 million worth of drugs...


Feb 22, 2017, 16:18 ET Moose Toys Recalls Toy Frogs Due to Chemical and Injury Hazards

https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2017/Moose-Toys-Recalls-Toy-Frogs Recall Summary Name of Product: Little Live Pets Lil Frog and Lil Frog Lily Pad...


Feb 22, 2017, 15:33 ET Minnesota Advisory Committee to the U. S. Commission on Civil Rights Announces Public Meeting: "Civil Rights and Police Practices in Minnesota"

The Minnesota Advisory Committee to the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights will convene a public meeting to examine the state's implementation of...


Feb 22, 2017, 14:16 ET Redflex Reinstated as "Responsible Vendor" by City of Chicago

Redflex Traffic Systems®, Inc. (RTSI) was reinstated as a "responsible vendor" by the City of Chicago, allowing it to compete again for City...


Feb 22, 2017, 13:12 ET Fire Safety 101: Poll finds not all residents keep fire extinguishers at home

Americans reported a home fire every 86 seconds in 2015, according to the National Fire Protection Association. But despite the clear safety risks...


Feb 22, 2017, 12:43 ET Walk Safe, Drive Safe Contest Invites Young People To Help Stop Distracted Walking And Driving

In an effort to enlist young people nationwide in the battle to reduce injuries and deaths caused by distracted walking and distracted driving, The...


Feb 22, 2017, 10:54 ET Muslim-Jewish Advisory Council Statement on Bomb Threats Targeting Jewish Community Centers Across U.S.

This past weekend, 11 Jewish Community Centers across the country were victims of bomb threats, bringing the total to 69 hate crimes targeting 54...


Feb 22, 2017, 07:00 ET Calphalon Recalls Cutlery Knives Due to Laceration Hazard

https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2017/calphalon-recalls-cutlery-knives Recall Summary Name of Product: Contemporary Cutlery knives Hazard: The...


Feb 21, 2017, 16:28 ET TASER to Release Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2016 Results on February 28

TASER International (Nasdaq: TASR) today announced that it will report 2016 fourth quarter and full year financial results after the market...


Feb 21, 2017, 15:06 ET South Sudan Plunges into Preventable Catastrophe: 100,000 People Face Famine in Unity State

Action Against Hunger issued an urgent call for political leadership to end the conflict in South Sudan in response to the official declaration of...


Feb 21, 2017, 13:37 ET Yamaha Corporation of America Recalls Benches Sold With Grand Pianos Due to Violation of Federal Lead Paint Standard

Recall Summary Name of Product: Piano benches sold with Yamaha grand piano Hazard: The paint on the piano bench's interior compartment contains...


Feb 21, 2017, 13:30 ET SodaStream Recalls Carbonating Bottles Due to Injury Hazard

Recall Summary Name of Product: Carbonating bottles Hazard: The bottles can burst under pressure, posing an injury hazard to the user or...


Feb 21, 2017, 13:25 ET V5 Systems Helps Police Arrest On-the-Move Serial Shooter with Portable Security System that Moves Fast, Too

Most people, including criminals, are accustomed to thinking of security systems in terms of traditional security cameras that are hard-wired to...