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Tech-facilitated improvements in coordination, collaboration and communication enable officers to deliver a more effective and safer response
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Considering the ever-changing developments related to the COVID-19 pandemic, good planning is especially valuable right now
If we assume COVID-19 will cause a 40% absenteeism rate among all sectors, we must also assume the adverse impact those absences will have on vital services
In large-scale emergencies, police, fire, EMS, and a wide variety of other governmental organizations and private enterprises need to pull together
How can first responders address their individualized priorities while sharing the same goals?
San Jose’s emergency action plan calls for deploying FirstNet to both first responders and other city agencies like transportation and public works
The agency provides 93 recommendations in a newly released after-action review
Police and firefighters have a lot of fun with the “guns ‘n hoses” rivalry, but in reality there are myriad calls which require the response of all public safety disciplines
Doug sits down with Chief Bill Harvey to discuss response to large-scale events
Early and transparent communication among all who are likely to be involved in a school shooting incident is a primary factor in keeping schools safe
The Enhanced Dynamic Geo-Social Environment (EDGE) is a free virtual training platform funded by DHS
Here’s how first responders deal with such massive operations
State and local leaders developed a targeted, collaborative program to address homelessness, drug and criminal activity spiraling out of control in Salt Lake City
NFPA 3000 is a framework for preparing fire departments, EMS agencies, law enforcement and communities for active shooter incident response and recovery
After years of resistance, law enforcement is coming to realize it needs a proven program management tool to help agencies coordinate response
Feedback will be accepted through June 30, 2018
Here’s how to integrate the NFPA 3000 Active Shooter/Hostile Event Response Program standard into your agency’s training and response plans
Interoperable incident command training and rescue task force response will help save more lives during an active shooter event
First responders need to open lines of communication and share knowledge, experience and resources so we can coalesce all of our assets
A free virtual training tool allows first responders from different disciplines to train together for critical incidents
For agencies to be fully prepared, they must have a comprehensive, integrated response and recovery plan with allied emergency responders
While we typically look at an event like the Dallas attack through a law enforcement lens, it’s important for us to look outside of our own profession for insights
Intelligence gathering helps officers identify specific crime trends, criminal organizations and suspects who pose a significant community or officer safety threat
The NYC attack is a horrible reminder that the United States continues to face the ongoing threat of terrorism from both ideological organizations and lone individuals
Jim and Doug discuss the ways in which Urban Shield improves inter-agency communication and preparation for emergency response
The bottom line is this: We cannot arrest our way out of this problem
PERF’s new report provides in-depth analysis for police agencies on how to combat the growing threat