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January
20
K9 CARGO SCREENING SOLUTIONS

The Need for Efficiency in Air Cargo Screening The air cargo industry has grown rapidly over the last few years, and with growth came logistics issues. With demand for time-sensitive and high-value shipments at a high, a more efficient screening process is necessary. That’s where TSA-certifi...


January
14
CENTERRA WINS DOE INFRASTRUCTURE MANAGEMENT CONTRACT

Centerra, a Constellis company, named as member of Hanford Mission Integration Solutions (HMIS), LLC, on a multi-year contract for infrastructure and site services necessary to accomplish critical waste management and the continued environmental cleanup of the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Hanf...


January
7
Piracy in the Gulf of Guinea Security Overview - January 6, 2020

The Gulf of Guinea (GoG), a vital shipping route in Africa, has consolidated itself as the world’s piracy hotspot, with concerns augmenting in recent months over an increase in frequency and magnitude of crew kidnappings. In the absence of improvements in the rule of law and regional maritime ...


January
7
US Drone Strike Baghdad: Analysis and Recommendations Post Incident Report

On 3 January 2020, a US drone strike in Baghdad killed Qassem Suleimani, commander of Iran’s Quds Force unit and the second most important figure in Iran. This report explores the security implications in Iraq, the Middle East and further afield of this significant escalation of the US-Iran ...


December
17
Worldview Security Update - December 17, 2019

ASIA India (Security threat level - 3) : On 17 December 2019, riot police officers clashed with demonstrators gathered in the capital New Delhi to protest a recently ratified Citizenship Amendment Bill (CAB). Police officers deployed tear gas and conducted baton charges to disperse thousan...


December
11
Worldview Security Update - December 11, 2019

AMERICAS United States (Security threat level - 2): At approximately 1230 local time (1730 UTC) on 10 December 2019, police officers responded to two active shooters in Jersey City, located in the northeastern part of the state of New Jersey, across the Hudson River from New York City. Two...


December
10
Worldview Security Update - December 10, 2019

AUSTRALASIA Australia (Security threat level - 2): As of 10 December 2019, at least 83 wildfires continue to burn along Australia’s eastern coastline, leading to hazardous air quality conditions in the capital Sydney and the surrounding areas. The air quality index (AQI) has reached levels ...


December
9
Worldview Security Update - December 9, 2019

AMERICAS United States (Security threat level - 2): In the late afternoon hours of 5 December 2019, an armed robbery at a jewelry store in Miami’s southwestern Coral Gables suburb was followed by a high-speed police pursuit and gunbattle between police officers and the robbers. The episode...


December
6
Worldview Security Update - December 6, 2019

AMERICAS United States (Security threat level - 2): In the late afternoon hours of 5 December 2019, an armed robbery at a jewelry store in Miami’s southwestern Coral Gables suburb was followed by a high-speed police pursuit and gunbattle between police officers and the robbers. The episode...


December
6
Worldview Security Update - December 6, 2019

AMERICAS Colombia (Security threat level - 4) : On 5 December 2019, a countrywide general strike in Colombia concluded largely peacefully, despite isolated small-scale clashes between protesters and police officers in the capital Bogotá and the cities of Cali and Medellin. In Cali, clashes...


December
4
Worldview Security Update - December 4, 2019

AMERICAS Colombia (Security threat level - 4): As of 4 December 2019, a nationwide general strike and accompanying demonstrations are ongoing in Colombia. In the capital Bogota, protesters have begun marching at a number of locations throughout the city and have begun gathering at the city...


November
27
Global Kidnap for Ransom Report - November 2019

This issue of Constellis’ Kidnap for Ransom Insight Report covers global kidnapping incidents and trends for the months of September and October 2019. The information is derived from multi-source analysis of kidnap for ransom activity and where known, the outcome or resolution of the events. The ...


November
27
Worldview Security Update - November 27, 2019

Untitled Document AMERICAS Chile (Security threat level - 2) : As of 27 November 2019, small-scale demonstrations are ongoing in Chile. At least two caravans of commercial trucks and private vehicles are currently engaged in a "go-slow" protest on highways in the capital Santi...


November
26
Worldview Security Update - November 26, 2019

AMERICAS Chile (Security threat level - 2): As of the morning hours of 26 November 2019, anti-government demonstrations are ongoing in Chile. In the capital Santiago, protesters have set up blockades, disrupting vehicular traffic on Santa Rosa and Americo Vespucio avenues; authorities have...


October
14
Iraq Protests Overview - Post Incident Report October 2019

Over 1-2 October, a significant escalation of protest activity was observed across major urban centers in Iraq, including Baghdad. Over the following days, the death-toll from enduring anti-government protests rose to 20 as protesters defied government-imposed curfews across a number of cities. W...


September
4
BETH SKOLETSKY JOINS CONSTELLIS AS CHIEF HUMAN RESOURCES OFFICER

Reston, VA. (September 3, 2019) — Constellis, a leading provider of essential risk management and mission support services to government and commercial clients worldwide, announced today that Beth Skoletsky has joined as Chief Human Resources Officer. Ms. Skoletsky will be the lead executiv...


August
26
CONSTELLIS EARNS 2020 MILITARY FRIENDLY® EMPLOYER DESIGNATION

Reston, VA. (August 26, 2019) — Constellis, a leading provider of essential risk management and mission support services to government and commercial clients worldwide, announced today that it has earned the 2020 Military Friendly® Employer. View Constellis’s Military Friendly® ratings here...


July
31
Global Kidnap for Ransom Report - July 2019

This issue of Constellis’ Kidnap for Ransom Insight Report covers global kidnapping incidents and trends for the months of May, June and July 2019. The information is derived from multi-source analysis of kidnap for ransom activity and where known, the outcome or resolution of the events. The rep...


July
24
PAUL DONAHUE JOINS WASHINGTON D.C. POLICE FOUNDATION

RESTON, Va. (July 24, 2019)— 25 year security veteran and COO of Constellis, Paul Donahue, joined the Washington D.C. Police Foundation (DCPF) Board of Directors. The mission of the DCPF is to bring businesses, non-profits, professional communities and individuals together to promote publ...


July
23
CENTERRA FIRE SERVICE TEAM RECEIVES BOSS PATRIOT AWARD

Commended by Department of Defense for supporting active duty reservists. RESTON, Va. (July 9, 2019)— Centerra, a Constellis company, announced today that two of its company Fire Service officers received the Boss Patriot Award, presented by the Louisiana Committee for Employer Support of th...