November 14, 2017 Don Martin

ASTORS 2017 Homeland Security Awards Program names SDS Best Gunshot Detection Solution

Known as the most comprehensive Homeland Security Awards Program in the industry, the ASTORS awards program recognizes the most distinguished security vendors, Law Enforcement and Government Agencies to acknowledge their outstanding efforts to keep our Nation secure, one city at a time.

November 14, 2017 – New York, NY – SDS was honored at ISC East with the award for Best Gunshot Detection Solution for The Guardian Indoor Active Shooter Detection System in the American Security Today 2017 ASTORS Homeland Security Awards.

“As the Nation continues to respond to escalating threats from home and abroad, the innovative solutions being implemented to meet those threats has led to tremendous growth in the field of Homeland Security,” said Michael Madsen, Publisher of American Security Today. “We honor the new and established vendors that are providing innovative solutions to address the evolving homeland security threats we’re increasingly witnessing from from terrorism, lone wolf attacks, civil unrest, disasters, and societal shifts that are impacting our front line security professionals.”

SDS CEO Christian Connors accepts Best Gunshot Detection Solution award from AST Publisher Michael Madsen at ISC East.

Over 100 professionals from North America and the Middle East gathered at the luncheon to be honored from disciplines across the security industry in their respective fields. Shooter Detection Systems’ CEO Christian Connors was honored along with representatives from The Department of Homeland Security, The Department of Justice, The Security Exchange Commission, State and Municipal Law Enforcement Agencies, and other leaders in private security at the luncheon.

What set Shooter Detection Systems Apart?

  • <1 Second Alerting: The Guardian sensor is fully automated and provides immediate and accurate location of the active shooter in under one second.
  • Performance: The Guardian System has 17M hours of installed time at customer sites with ZERO false alerts.
  • Installations: The Guardian System is the most widely installed indoor gunshot detection system on the market, with installations in Fortune 500 Corporate Enterprises, Government & Public Safety buildings, K-12 & Higher Education schools, Manufacturing & Warehousing facilities, Retail & Property Management locations, Sports & Entertainment venues, Transportation terminals, and Utility companies.
  • Security Integrations: SDS has proven integrated solutions with Video Management Systems, Access Control, Mass Notification, Alarm Panels, PA Systems, Emergency Lighting, Digital Radio, and Mobile Applications.
  • DHS Certification: The Guardian System is the only gunshot detection solution to be SAFETY Act Certified by the Department of Homeland Security.

To read more about the ASTORS Homeland Security Awards luncheon and see the winners, visit American Security Today.