The U.S. Department of Homeland Security Science and Technology Directorate’s First Responder Technologies Division initiated a project with the goal of enhancing roadway safety for first responders. Applied Research Associates, Inc. (ARA) developed the Automated Driver and Responder Alert System (ADRAS) prototype to assist in reaching this goal.
If you are a Fire & Rescue professional attending the Fire Department Instructors Conference in Indianapolis, mark your calendars to join S&T John Merrill and discuss how to “Make Firefighting Safer with Artificial Intelligence.” This discussion will be held in rooms 138-139 on , from to at the Indiana Convention Center & Lucas Oil stadium.
The 2017 CAI CAB Testing documentation was submitted to and approved by DHS. The XL-185M Mobile Subscriber is considered Approved (Grant-Eligible) Equipment. The SDOC will be posted once it has completed the DHS administrative website publishing review. In the meantime, the SDOC and STR are available upon request to P25CAP@hq.dhs.gov.
DHS S&T will now open a public comment period to review the P25 Compliance Assessment Bulletin (CAB) addressing Baseline Inter-RF Sub-System Interface and Console Sub-System Interface Conformance Testing Requirements, as well as the latest version of the SDOC template. The STR template is available by request to P25CAP@hq.dhs.gov.
The Five Country Research and Development (5RD) Terrorism Prevention Meeting was hosted by the United Kingdom Home Office’s Office for Security and Counter-Terrorism (OSCT), in London, UK, September 10-13, 2018.
More than 220 participants from 13 Houston-area public safety agencies and 20 industry partners tested first responder technology integration in a December exercise at the Port of Houston.
DHS S&T will be holding a webinar to explain P25 Inter-RF Subsystem Interface (ISSI)/Console Subsystem Interface (CSSI) Conformance Testing on Wednesday, February 13, 2019, at 2:00 p.m. EST.
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) seeks to address the growing problem of human trafficking through social science-based research. Through operationally relevant, end-user focused applied social and behavioral science research, S&T strives to enable, inform, and assist operational partners, decision makers, and policy makers in lessening the human and monetary costs of human trafficking. S&T has embarked on two unique efforts to support this goal: (1) the Human Trafficking and Modern Slavery Foundational Effort and (2) the Human Trafficking System Analysis and Technology Roadmap.
The 2016 CAI CAB Testing documentation was submitted to and approved by DHS. The CM60-U25B Portable Subscriber is considered Approved (Grant-Eligible) Equipment.