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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Feb 26, 2017, 16:43 ET Illinois State Rifle Association Blasts Legislative Retribution Against Lawful Gun Owners

The following was released today by the Illinois State Rifle Association (ISRA): The ISRA is condemning attempts by leftists in the Illinois...


Feb 25, 2017, 08:40 ET Securus Announces the Appointment of a Director of Recidivism and Reentry

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


Feb 24, 2017, 22:43 ET Endo Pharmaceuticals Inc. Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall for One Lot of Edex® (alprostadil for injection) 10 mcg 2 Pack Carton Due to Potential Lack of Sterility Assurance

Endo International plc (NASDAQ / TSX: ENDP) today announced that one of its operating companies, Endo Pharmaceuticals Inc. based in Malvern,...


Feb 24, 2017, 16:41 ET U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions to Address National League of Cities Congressional City Conference

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions will deliver remarks to more than 2,000 local officials and other delegates convened in Washington for the...


Feb 24, 2017, 15:00 ET AVA Revolutionizes Personal and Public Safety Using Artificial Intelligence

Today, and after more than two years of highly secretive development, Berlin-based start-up AVA opens to the public, announcing its artificial...


Feb 24, 2017, 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...


Feb 24, 2017, 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...


Feb 24, 2017, 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...


Feb 24, 2017, 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...