Debate Surrounds Commercial and Private Use of Drones

Aeryon Scout drone flying

In simplest terms, a drone (sometimes called Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) or Unmanned Aircraft Systems) is a spacecraft or aircraft without a pilot aboard. Drones can be controlled by a pilot on the ground with a remote system, or autonomously by an onboard computer.

The US military uses drones for missions that are deemed too risky for a human pilot. Military drones have been around since 1911, and are commonly used for for reconnaissance, surveillance and in some cases, air strikes on enemy targets. Drones are also used for research. NASA recently sent a small UAV to space for four classified missions.

Private and commercial purposes for drones might include land surveys, movie production, sports broadcasting, wildlife conservation and simple, weekend fun.

Teaching Those Who Keep Us Safe: The National Center for Spectator Sports Safety and Security

Sports Fans

With the news filled with the recent terror attacks on Paris, many people are expressing concern about personal safety in public venues. What is not well known is that protocols exist to deter acts of terror in public areas. For example, when the suicide bombers attempted to gain entry to the Stade de France, a security

Total Security Solutions Moves Up Over 1,000 places on Inc. 5000

TSS Inc 5000 2015 Honoree

On September 9, 2015 Inc. magazine ranked Total Security Solutions No. 3429 on its 34th annual Inc. 500|5000, an exclusive list of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies.  The Inc. 5000 is a comprehensive look at an important segment of the economy—America’s independent entrepreneurs. Companies such as Yelp, Pandora, Timberland, Dell, LinkedIn, and many other well-known names

Marcy’s Law Would Require Bullet Resistant Barriers

  The Indiana General Assembly is again considering “Marcy’s Law,” which would require bullet resistant barriers for all convenience stores and gas stations in the state. The law is in line with existing OSHA ballistic security recommendations, which advise that stores keeping extended hours in high-crime areas either schedule two workers for high-risk shifts, or

Costumed Pets Raise Funds for Bulletproof K9 Vest

Dona K9 bulletproof vest

Kids all over are dressing up in their scariest, funniest and prettiest costumes to celebrate Halloween and collect lots of candy! But last week, it was man’s best friend’s turn to get all dolled up…and for a good cause. Meet Dona, the newest member of Binghamton, New York’s K9 unit and the only one without a

Bulletproof Protection on the Road

Eight Cylinder, turbo-charged engine. 450 hp. Four-wheel drive. Bulletproof. As stated by the Wall Street Journal, BMW recently unveiled its newest security-enhanced vehicles, the X5 Security and X5 Security Plus. These cars aren’t for everyone, but for some customers, “the risk of armed violence – and in particular, attack with automatic weapons like the AK-47

Total Security Solutions Ranks No. 4602 on the 2014 Inc. 5000 List

NEW YORK, August 20, 2014 — Inc. magazine today ranked Total Security Solutions No. 4602 on its 33rd annual Inc. 500|5000, an exclusive ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. The list represents the most comprehensive look at the most important segment of the economy—America’s independent entrepreneurs. Companies such as Yelp, Pandora, Timberland, Dell, LinkedIn,

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Convenience Store Employee Safety: Considerations and Solutions

Convenience Store with Bulletproof Glass

If you own or operate a 24 hour establishment, it’s imperative to think about additional security features to protect your employees throughout the day. Incorporating a bullet resistant barrier into the layout of the convenience store or gas station is just one element to a comprehensive security plan.

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