On May 2, the Pentagon announced that the Department of Defense will send 1,500 active duty military troops to the U.S. southern border. For any agency tasked with monitoring border crossings, that makes this a good time to examine whether the detection technology your agency has in place is sufficient. When conducting an assessment, be …
Very recent Immigrations and Customs Enforcement (ICE) data compiled by Syracuse University reveals that there were 20,892 individuals housed in ICE detention as of January 15, 2023. Currently, ICE detains undocumented migrant individuals in over 200 detention centers throughout the United States, including privatized facilities, state and local jails, juvenile detention centers and shelters.
It’s National Fire Prevention Month, but here in Virginia, there’s been a major increase in house fires all across the commonwealth. The Virginia Red Cross has been called to 29 fires so far this month as people are being forced to evacuate their homes, many of them sustaining injuries and experiencing trauma. Because of National Fire Prevention Month, the Richmond Fire Department and the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) are providing these tips.