Natalie Robottom, president of St. John the Baptist Parish in Louisiana, was honored as American City & County's County Leader of the Year. Robottom was presented with the award at the National Association of Counties' 2014 Annual Conference held this year in New Orleans.
According to the National Safety Council’s “Injury Facts 2014 Edition,” 1.04 million government employees suffered work-related injuries in 2012 (latest year that data is available) Another 305 government workers died on the job. Government work can sometimes be unsafe, even dangerous, and GPN regularly features worker protection products such as those in this GPN gallery. These products appeared in the May GPN.
The GovSec conference, recently staged in Washington, D.C., showcased law enforcement technology, facility security products, threat detectors and much more. Here is a brief look at some of the GovSec products that GPN described in the April issue.