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Interoperability: 10 Years Too Long

July 1, 2011
Regardless of the finer details, the fact remains that Americans and public safety agencies have waited far too long for an interoperable public safety broadband network. Now — not next year or the one after — is the time for Congress to lay aside differences and stand behind the more than 2 million first responders who serve this country.

5.11 Tactical Launches 9/11 Tribute Program

May 19, 2011
To commemorate the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, 5.11 Tactical announced it would donate proceeds of sales from a special tactical line of clothing to three funds paying tribute to those who serve.

National LE Museum Acquires Steel Beam From Ground Zero

May 5, 2011
The National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund (NLEOMF) acquired the 5-foot structural beam weighing 2,200 pounds that was collected from Ground Zero. It will be on display, when the museum opens in late 2013.

Law Enforcement Urges Vigilance After Killing of Bin Laden

May 2, 2011
Following the killing of bin Laden, Homeland Security briefings urged law enforcement agencies to remain alert for any potential retaliatory strikes. Law enforcement leaders who spoke publicly made it clear they weren't aware of any specific threats.

NYPD Cop's Family Upset by 9/11 Death Investigation

March 31, 2011
George Wong, 48, died a week ago of gastric cancer, and his doctor listed the cause of death as "9/11 toxic exposure." Mayor Michael Bloomberg defended the city's decision.

New N.Y. Comms System Won't Fix 9/11 Radio Failures

March 8, 2011
The Port Authority is working on a $130 million plan to hard-wire transmitters, antennas, and broadcast equipment into the building infrastructure that would allow emergency workers to communicate even if power fails during a potential attack.

Western States Police & Fire Games Scheduled for June

January 26, 2011
Organizers expect more than 10,000 competitors from Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Texas, Utah, Washington and Wyoming for this year's event, which is expected to generate $15 million in economic impact to the region.

SHOT Show 2011: 5.11 Tactical's 9/11 Apparel Honors Responders

January 18, 2011
The goal is to donate $250,000 to the National Law Enforcement Officer's Memorial Fund, and $250,000 to the FDNY Foundation for fire service and $250,000 for EMS operations.

Obama Signs 9/11 Health Bill

January 3, 2011
Obama took time out of his Hawaiian vacation on Sunday to sign the law that provides $4.3 billion in health benefits to the first responders, including NYPD officers, of the 9/11 attacks.

First Responders Cheer Passage of 9/11 Health Bill

December 23, 2010
New York police and fire responders who developed health ailments as a result of their exposure to the toxic fumes, dust and smoke of ground zero lauded the passage of the 9/11 health bill once named for an NYPD detective.

NYPD Boss: 3,000 Cameras Will Help Secure World Trade Center

December 6, 2010
Addressing concerns that security measures on the project would be "Draconian," Kelly wrote that he would make no apologies for the measures because the site "remains a prime target of our enemies."

9/11 Health Bill Backers Unveil NYC Badge Display

November 30, 2010
Supporters of a health-care bill to aid first-responders unveiled a public display on Capitol Hill of the badges of 29 first-responders who have died as a result of inhalation-related illnesses.

World Trade Center Flag Honors Baltimore Duty Deaths

October 26, 2010
A flag that flew over the World Trade Center site after 9/11 is coming to Baltimore in tribute to three police officers who've died in the past month.

Supreme Court Won't Hear 9/11 Families Appeal

October 4, 2010
The U.S. Supreme Court has rejected an appeal from the some of the families of 9/11 victims over the treatment of remains from unidentified victims of the terrorist attacks.

New York Imam Says Proposed Mosque Site Is Not 'Hallowed Ground'

September 13, 2010
"It's absolutely disingenuous, as many have said, that that block is hallowed ground," the report quotes Rauf as saying. "So let's clarify that misperception."

Pittsburgh Police Ambush: One Year Later

April 12, 2010
As in Oakland, Pittsburgh police have had a very rough year, grieving and recovering from the murders of three fellow officers. All the while, continuing to serve and protect the citizens of Pittsburgh as the professionals they are.

Ground Zero Workers Have High Rate of Heart Problems, Study Shows

March 15, 2010
Exposure to debris at Ground Zero may be linked to heart problems in police officers, according to a new study announced Saturday.

Miami-Dade PD's Fusion Center Coordinates Super Bowl Info Sharing

February 5, 2010
Solution seamlessly integrates 64 agencies, facilitating preventive analysis and situational awareness, which contributed to improved real-time decision making.

Three Heroes of 9/11 Die of Cancer in Five Days

October 13, 2009
A firefighter and two cops who worked at Ground Zero in the days and weeks after Sept. 11 have died of cancer in the past five days, the New York Daily News has learned.

First Responders: The NYPD and 9/11

October 5, 2009

In "The First Responders: The Untold Story of the New York City Police Department and September 11, 2001," Anthea Appel weaves together the stories of members of the NYPD's Emergency Service Unit (ESU) who first arrived at Ground Zero. Appel, who was on patrol on 9/11 and has since retired after a 20-year NYPD career, recounts the ESU members who searched for terrorist "sleepers" and survivors. Appel also tells the story of the mysterious man who was arrested in the North Tower in the moments before it fell.

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