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The essential role of local police in early detection, containment and forensic investigation of CBRN threats
The project allows local police and law enforcement partners to take a proactive role in providing comprehensive training and support to different entities in their community
This guide will help you submit a successful application, enabling your agency to meet its funding requirements and effectively tackle future challenges
Veterinarians play a vital role in emergency situations, not only caring for the K-9 officers, but also tending to pets affected by disaster
The home shown in the Houston Police officer’s body camera video is almost completely submerged in murky water
The grants will help ensure local communities have the resources and capabilities to prevent threats to the homeland
Interoperability is not just a technical term; it’s the backbone of a coordinated and efficient emergency response strategy
Our government built its public warning systems around AM radio because it’s the most reliable form of communication if disaster strikes
“It seems that every time I come in, in the morning, I look at a briefing report and we had something at night where we’re trying to track an individual, and the [night vision goggles] are just vital to what we’re doing,” Sheriff Jim DeWees said
Verizon Frontline is the advanced network and technology built for first responders
SERVPRO First Responder Bowl to recognize 5 Nashville PD officers, 12 additional local heroes at other bowl games
New report reveals critical need for public safety agencies to deploy modern cloud-native dispatch and technology systems to better support the communities they serve
Leading emergency communications technology helps protect residents and visitors
Body camera footage shows flames engulfing the front porch as the officers run to the back door
Officer Rayando Bryan’s body camera recorded him and fire Capt. Terrance Simon breaking a car window to rescue the man
The test will run Oct. 4 at 2:20 p.m. ET to TVs, radios and cell phones
Public safety organizations can adopt the lifeline concept to foster safer communities
Sheriff Kory Honea, whose department went through a similar disaster recovery, says “good old fashioned detective work” was key in locating survivors
Police officers are wired to help, not be helped; here are six ways to ensure your officers are supported in their time of need with tangible action items
Striking photos show once-vibrant neighborhoods reduced to ash and rubble; see how PDs are helping those in their time of need
What public safety can learn from the Titan submersible disaster
San Diego law enforcement and fire agencies will use the unique siren to warn the public about natural disasters, SWAT standoffs and other evacuation incidents
Rolling Fork officers lost cars, equipment, their station and homes after an E-4 tornado struck the town
Rolling Fork community devastated after 170-mph tornado hits small town of 2,000 people
The Sharkey County Sheriff’s Office in Rolling Fork reported gas leaks and people trapped in piles of rubble
Shawn Talmadge of Virginia’s Department of Emergency Management explains why cyber threat intelligence-sharing is key to preparing the state for large-scale disaster response
Strategies for success in 23 key areas of policing
“If we have insufficient resources for our daily operations, we are truly behind the eight ball when severe weather and other emergencies occur,” a union rep said
Bodycam shows the upside-down car’s windows were underwater as the officer and driver worked on opposite sides to get people out