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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Jul 15, 2016, 08:11 ET National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives (NOBLE) Hosts 40th Anniversary Training Conference in Washington, D.C., Featuring Former Mayor of Houston and Former NYC Police Commissioner Dr. Lee Brown

More than 2,000 NOBLE members and guests from throughout the United States are expected to attend the National Organization of Black Law...


Jul 14, 2016, 20:48 ET California anuncia importante propuesta de reglamentación para mejorar la seguridad en las refinerías de petróleo

El Departamento de Relaciones Industriales (DIR), la Oficina de Servicios de Emergencia del Gobernador (Cal OES) y la Agencia de Protección...


Jul 14, 2016, 20:42 ET Coconut Club Vacations Reviews Travel Alerts and Warnings for July 2016

 July 1 - Travel alert has been issued for traveling to Laos due to reports of violence. U.S. citizens are urged to take extreme precautions if...


Jul 14, 2016, 16:30 ET Universal Security Instruments, Inc. Updates Status on Delayed Filing of Form 10-K and Announces Notice of Noncompliance with NYSE MKT Continued Listing Standards

 Universal Security Instruments, Inc. (NYSE MKT: UUU) announced today that it is further delaying the filing of its Annual Report on Form 10-K...


Jul 14, 2016, 15:24 ET IKEA Recalls Safety Gates and Safety Gate Extensions Due to Fall Hazard

http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2016/IKEA-Recalls-Safety-Gates-and-Safety-Gate-Extensions/ Recall Summary Name of Product: Safety gates and safety...


Jul 14, 2016, 14:35 ET North Carolina's Electric Cooperatives urge electrical safety for Pokémon Go players

 North Carolina's Electric Cooperatives are reminding players of the popular Pokémon Go game to stay far away from power plants, electric...


Jul 14, 2016, 14:30 ET California Announces Major Regulatory Proposal to Improve Safety at Oil Refineries

The Department of Industrial Relations (DIR), the Governor's Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES) and the California Environmental Protection...


Jul 14, 2016, 13:00 ET Three Types of Liquid Plumr Clog Removers Recalled by The Clorox Company Due to Failure to Meet Child-Resistant Closure Requirement

http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2016/Three-Types-of-Liquid-Plumr-Clog-Removers-Recalled-by-The-Clorox-Company/ Recall Summary Name of Product:...


Jul 14, 2016, 12:44 ET New Data Shows Traffic Deaths in U.S. on the Rise -- Nearly 8 Percent More People Killed in 2015 than 2014

According to the U.S. Department of Transportation's National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), preliminary 2015 data shows a 7.7...


Jul 14, 2016, 12:40 ET Home Source Recalls Floor Lamps Due to Fire and Shock Hazards

http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2016/Home-Source-Recalls-Floor-Lamps/ Recall Summary Name of Product: Floor lamps Hazard: The lamps can short...


Jul 14, 2016, 11:56 ET Economic Development, Public Safety are Top Issues for Nation's Mayors, According to National League of Cities Report

For the third consecutive year, economic development remained the top issue for the nation's mayors, according to a comprehensive analysis of...


Jul 14, 2016, 11:37 ET Pennsylvania State Police Seized Over $12 Million in Prohibited Drugs in the Second Quarter of 2016

 Pennsylvania State Police today announced troopers seized over $12 million in heroin, marijuana and other prohibited drugs in the second...


Jul 14, 2016, 10:45 ET Flushmate Expands Recall of Flushmate III Pressure-Assisted Flushing Systems Due to Impact and Laceration Hazards

 http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2016/Flushmate-Expands-Recall-of-Flushmate-III-Pressure-Assisted-Flushing-Systems/ Recall Summary Name of...


Jul 14, 2016, 10:15 ET Red Hawk Manager Named Most Valuable Person by Alarm Association of Florida

 National Account Manager for Red Hawk Fire & Security http://www.redhawkus.com, Josh Wolk has been recognized as the Most Valuable Person...


Jul 14, 2016, 09:03 ET "Mornings with Maria" Interview held with COPsync CEO

 The chief executive officer of COPsync, Inc. (NASDAQ: COYN), Mr. Ronald A. Woessner, appeared on the Fox Business News show "Mornings with...


Jul 14, 2016, 09:00 ET Security Industry Veteran, Winston Quesada CPP, Joins Focuss Service Group, Inc. as the New Head of Security Services

Focuss Service Group, Inc. is excited to announce that Winston Quesada, CPP (Certified Protection Professional), a security industry veteran and...


Jul 14, 2016, 09:00 ET DJI and AirMap Deliver Real-Time Wildfire Awareness and Geofencing Capabilities for Drones

 DJI, the world's leading maker of unmanned aerial vehicles, and AirMap, the world's leading provider of airspace intelligence and navigation...


Jul 14, 2016, 08:40 ET Major Food Recalls in 2015 Reveal Persistent Problems with Listeria and Allergen Contaminations

 Microbiological problems and undeclared allergens caused the major food recalls in 2015, continuing a pattern that has now persisted for well...


Jul 14, 2016, 00:32 ET Maori Crusade to Eliminate Harm From Drugs

 "We have a lot of suicides. We have a lot of families being broken apart," says Thomas Henry, whose is dedicated to helping Maori youth live...


Jul 14, 2016, 00:01 ET Nearly 80 Percent of Drivers Express Significant Anger, Aggression or Road Rage

 Nearly 80 percent of drivers expressed significant anger, aggression or road rage behind the wheel at least once in the past year, according...


Jul 13, 2016, 19:42 ET National Safety Council Statement on Passage of the Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act

 The National Safety Council applauds Congress for addressing the nation's prescription opioid crisis by passing the Comprehensive Addiction...


Jul 13, 2016, 17:29 ET USGS Study a Reminder to Well Owners to Test and Maintain Wells Properly; Free Well Owners Manual From Water Systems Council Shows How

 A study released earlier today by the U.S. Geological Survey serves as a reminder to residential well owners that testing and properly...


Jul 13, 2016, 16:51 ET Facing Addiction, Nation's Largest Addiction Advocacy Coalition, To Bring Educational Caucuses As Well As Recovery Support Rooms to RNC and DNC Political Conventions

 In an effort to support elected delegates in recovery from addiction at the Democratic and Republican political conventions, Facing Addiction,...


Jul 13, 2016, 16:05 ET MTS And University of Minnesota Deliver Driver Assistance Technology For 'Bus on Shoulder' Transportation

MTS Systems Corporation (NASDAQ: MTSC), a leading global supplier of high-performance test systems and position sensors, has developed a...


Jul 13, 2016, 15:23 ET El Centro de Contacto de USAGov, su guía bilingüe de información y servicios del Gobierno

El 16 de abril de 2016 un movimiento sísmico sacudió la provincia ecuatoriana de Manabí. Tras el terremoto, el Centro de Contacto de...