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Government Security News July 2016 Digital Edition

Government Security News, founded in 2001 shortly after 9/11, is a news and feature publication covering Homeland Security and Defense. It is read by government executives in federal, state, county, municipal agencies as well as technology vendors and service personnel in Law Enforcement, Airport and Aviation Security, Border Security and Immigration, Maritime and Port Security, Disaster Preparedness and Response, Counter-Terrorism, IT and Cybersecurity and all other branches of Government and the Military. In addition to its daily, weekly and monthly publications and newsletters, Government Security News also operates two awards programs that are well-respected in the U.S. and Internationally.


GSN July 2016 Digital E NEWS 4 8 10 14 16 18 19 21 David Sampson, former Chairman of Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, pleads guilty to felony count of bribery BCI and Battelle bring next generation sequencing to BCIS forensic lab The need for a national Energy Grid Strategy GSN Columnist George Lane describes ambush of law enforcement officers and cycles of violence in his home down of Baton Rouge FRA and TxDOT outline passenger rail options between Oklahoma City and Southern Texas Chemring Countermeaasures USA’s Kilgore Flares awarded $24.9 million US Army and Air Force contracts ABB wins 1 st commercial order for breakthrough 14-second flash changing technology to enable COZ-free public transport in Geneva, Switzerland Intellicheck Mobilisa awarded contract for site secure access control classified Federal facility LATE NEWS 41 Implant Sciences announces letter of intent to acquire Zapata Industries; plan to extinguish debt and uplist to NASDAC 2

dition Table of Contents FEATURES SPECIAL PRESIDENTIAL RACE SECTION Immigration and Border Security – Pages 24-31 24 25 26 27 28 29 Tracking record of statements of Hillary Clinton By Wendy Feliz What should you know about Mike Pence’s harsh policy on immigrants and refugees? By Wendy Feliz Supreme Court to hear arguments in class action suit challenging detention of non-citizens Most Americans reject Trump’s nativist agenda, according to public surveys Senator Tim Kaine, Democratic candidate, supports reforming immigration system Federal union leader, J. David Cox Sr, says Trump wrong on TSA, wrong on VA SPECIAL REPORT ON PERIMETER PROTECTION/INTRUSION DETECTION 34 35 37 38 40 Battelle wins major contract to build armored trucks for US Special Operations Command Force Cinch Systems producer of award-winning Rampart Vehicle Barrier System, describes Rampart perimeter protection, intrusion detection, door and gate control system used by government, military, law enforcement, energy and other users Delta Scientific anti-terrorist barriers to protect against vehicle threats at Democratic Convention Middle East government agency awards American Science and Engineering order to upgrade their ZBV fleet with Tx-View for use in counterterrorism applications Block MEMS wins $9.8 M government contract for standoff detection on chemical threats 3