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The Mass Emergency Response topic contains stories about large-scale attacks or threats, often involving terrorism, active-shooter situations, or bombings. Such events require several departments and agencies to respond to the same incident, making clear communication a priority.

Six steps to balancing efficiency and safety when multiple officers converge on a scene
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Agencies are (or should be) preparing for continued rolling blackouts meant to minimize the risk of electrical line-caused fires
The video shows officers evacuating homes and businesses, taking injured people to hospitals and removing road barriers to allow people to escape
The number of active shooter incidents decreased, but the number of wounded and killed went up, in a 2022 report from the FBI
Officers exchanged gunfire with the shooter, who appeared to be a former employee of the bank
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
Another person was shot by the attacker and hospitalized, but is expected to survive according to police
The shooter also died in the incident inside the Chesapeake store busy with Thanksgiving shoppers