Solutions for Government Agencies: Narcotics, Chemical and Radiation Threats
Protecting our borders and the public
Government agencies are responsible for public safety and well being on many levels. Homeland security forces are always on the alert for radiological threats and chemical attacks. Border patrol and customs agents face the daunting challenge of deterring dangerous substances such as illegal narcotics, new synthetic drugs, potential chemical weapons, and explosives, from entering the country while facilitating commerce and safe travel.
We offer advanced detection instruments to protect these agents while they accomplish their missions to keep the public safe. These include radiation detection and monitoring instruments, chemical and explosives analyzers that enable immediate identification in the field, and an effective narcotics analyzer for positive identification of numerous illegal substances.
Categories for government agencies
First responders faced with chemical weapons or an unknown chemical substance require reliable chemical testing equipment for rapid identification. Our portable instruments enable testing and identification right in the hazard zone and provide specific, actionable data for a quick and confident response.
Detect and deter dangerous substances before they reach the public. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) organizations need advanced tools to help guard against illegal and potentially harmful items, such as illegal narcotics and new synthetic drugs, from reaching beyond borders.
Arm your security team with the proper tools to monitor and detect radiation threats. We offer a comprehensive range of solutions to deliver real-time detection and immediate results to ensure you operate a safe and successful event.
How do you stop the flow of narcotics funneling through Turkey’s busiest airport? This is now achievable with the portable, quick-response Thermo Scientific Gemini Handheld Analyzer. The Gemini Analyzer helps identify a broad range of narcotics, unknown chemicals and explosives in the field quickly, safely, and confidently using FTIR and Raman spectroscopy in a single instrument.
Radiological material is used throughout the world for medical and industrial purposes. It plays a vital role in the treatment of patients inside a hospital, but the effects of radiological material ending up in the hands of terrorists could be devastating. Radiation detectors need to become standard protocol in places where radiological material can be easily accessed.
Video spotlight: Radiation and chemical threats in the United States
In response to the growing drug case backlog and its potential impact on prosecution, the JSU Center for Applied Forensics, the Calhoun-Cleburne Drug and Violent Crime Task Force, and the District Attorney for Calhoun and Cleburne Counties implemented a trial solution incorporating TruNarc technology and preliminary drug examination reports. Through this trial and subsequent efforts, they were able to have a significant, measurable impact on the court system in Calhoun County, meeting their initial objectives.
Featured threat detection case studies
How do you monitor all traffic and fans along a parade or race route? How can you tell if there are radiation changes during event? This case study points out area concerns and suggests product setups at checkpoints, along the route in case fans are carrying sources or placing them in high traffic areas, or even arming vehicles with devices.