Industry Updates

#Security, Self Defense, Fire & Rescue

Burkina Faso: Atrocities by Armed Islamists, Security Forces
Atrocities by Islamist armed groups in Burkina Faso’s northern Sahel Region and by security forces during counterterrorism ... or for supporting the formation of a self-defense group. Most of the victims were from the ethnic Foulse or Bella communities.
Read more

Man stabbed firefighter in self-defense, attorney says
Schott said Jones then attacked a security guard, who put the defendant in a headlock. Jones then "bull-rushed'' a guard and was "pepper-sprayed'' by security personnel, according to the prosecutor. Defense attorney Thomas Barr blamed the fire captain for ...
Read more

Why Ruger's LC9 Might Just Be the Best Self Defense Gun on the Planet
With an additional round in the chamber, ready for fire, the LC9s is an eight shot ... In 2009 he cofounded the defense and security blog Japan Security Watch.
Read more

Karnataka building collapse: Fire department, BSF, locals jump into rescue ops
Fire department staff and the Hubballi-Dharwad Municipal Corporation took part in the rescue operation, besides deploying cranes and earthmovers to remove the wreckage. HDMC deployed civic labourers to remove the rubble. Border Security Force personnel ...
Read more

Police: Man acted in self-defense in stabbing at Dolphin Mall
A man acted in self-defense when he stabbed another man at Dolphin Mall, Thursday afternoon, police said. According to Miami-Dade Fire Rescue, a man was stabbed ... and started recording the commotion. Security guards tried to get the fight under control.
Read more

Defendant to claim self-defense in 2017 deadly shooting at Eudora bar
But defense attorney Dakota Loomis said Queen would testify in his own defense to say he was acting in self-defense ... who was a security worker at the bar, plus two counts of attempted first-degree murder for allegedly attempting to fire at the other ...
Read more

Dallas police arrest Dallas Fire-Rescue officer for allegedly punching man at Downtown club
Dallas police officers arrested an off-duty Dallas Fire-Rescue officer for allegedly punching another ... Serrano told police he hit Rosas in self-defense. Serrano was taken to the Lew Sterrett Justice Center. He posted $2,500 bond and was released later ...
Read more

Pepper spray given to student, 7, for self-defense, released on school bus
Officials from the Orange County Sheriff's Office said a 7-year-old student received the pepper spray from a parent for self-defense, and another student ... we had until we got here," Orange County Fire Rescue Battalion Chief Billy Richardson said.
Read more

1st responders stress that no ice is safe, warn against ‘a false sense of security’
North Shore Fire/Rescue officials stressed any body of water with a current, and any ice has the potential to be dangerous. “It’s that self deception we have that can kind of get us in trouble ...
Read more

Friendly fire kills 5 Afghan troops in southern Afghanistan
Fighting between the Taliban and government security ... defense by conducting a precision airstrike. “The strikes were conducted after Afghan and U.S. forces came under effective small arms and rocket-propelled grenade fire and requested air support in ...
Read more