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CommandScope Provides Detroit Officers with Hotel Building Data

September 6, 2013
CommandScope pre-planning software will be installed at a Detroit DoubleTree hotel to equip the Detroit Police Department with building data of the hotel grounds.

Planning for Disaster

August 20, 2013

Emergency response software has been created to help first responders use resources and tactics to handle a wide range of critical incidents. Although software itself is hardly a silver bullet that will crush a terrorist event, its capabilities are nevertheless reassuring.

7 Tips for Handling the Unusual Call

October 4, 2012
If it is true that fortune favors the prepared, then it makes sense for law enforcement to have as much prior contingency planning in place as possible. There are several things patrol personnel can do in the absence of otherwise readily available protocol.

Social Media Analytics in Law Enforcement

September 20, 2012
Law enforcement agencies and first responders would do well to acclimate themselves to social media tools such as Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, and other social media sites. Such capabilities can provide crucial information during civil unrest, natural disasters, and other disturbances.

3 Things You Want Dispatchers To Know

September 17, 2012
Communication is a two-way street. We asked several officers for three things they want dispatchers to know, as a companion piece to our September feature, "10 Things Dispatchers Want You to Know."

10 Things Dispatchers Want You to Know

September 13, 2012

The emergency dispatcher is the police officer's lifeline out in the field: coordinating resources, making notifications, running checks, and getting you help when and where you need it. When your butt is on the line, so is theirs.

Aurora PD Issues Press Release on Colorado Theater Shooting

July 20, 2012
When the suspect was arrested, police recovered one rifle, one handgun and a gas mask. A third gun is still inside the theater. The suspect is an adult male Aurora resident in his early twenties.

Responding To the I-35W Bridge Collapse

January 27, 2012

The city of Minneapolis produced this video about the emergency response to the I-35W Bridge collapse in 2007. Officers provided security, helped rescue victims, and provided other important duties.

DHS Technologies' Antimicrobial Shelter Fabric Enables In-Field Medical Procedures

October 21, 2011
DHS Technologies has introduced the XYTEX 500 fabric for its Reeves DRASH shelters that provides an aseptic, sterile-like environment for surgery and complex medical procedures in the field.

Joplin: A Tornado Tests Your Preparedness

May 26, 2011
Joplin will rise from the ripped trees and flattened devastation as a more modern, more energetic, and more proud community. And, I wonder, will you take the time to make your own bug-out bag, buy that generator, and be prepared if it happens to you?

Lightning Strikes Missouri Officer In Tornado Response

May 24, 2011
Lightning struck the area near where Officer Jeff Taylor, 31, was riding an ATV, after transporting a fire commander back to a command post. Officer Taylor was transported to a Springfield hospital and treated for burns and other injuries.

DHS Systems Provides Demo of Deployable Shelter In May

April 27, 2011
The DRASH capabilities demonstration will be from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on May 10 and from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on May 11. DHS Systems is located at 401 Lime Quarry Road in Madison, Ala.

Feds To Issue Terror Alerts Via Facebook, Twitter

April 8, 2011
The Department of Homeland Security has indicated it will replace its color-coded, five-level system of terrorism alerts with a new two-tiered approach and will issue some public alerts via social media sites.

DHS Shelters Provide Relief To Tsunami Victims

April 1, 2011
DHS Technologies is the parent company of Reeves, which manufactures the Deployable Command and Control Equipment (DC2E) and Incident Command Post (ICP) portable shelters for use by law enforcement at critical incidents.

Three Colleges to Present Emergency Management Case Studies at Campus Safety Conference

April 14, 2009
The Campus Safety Conference Emergency Management Best Practices Panel discussion will include three university officials who will provide case studies on how their individual institutions are approaching emergency management.

Preparing for the "Big One"

September 1, 2005

Only you know your leadership situation. Whether you are the chief of police or an officer on the beat, you should know your area of responsibility and what is required of you when the "big one" hits, whatever that catastrophe may be.

E Team Crisis Management

January 1, 2004

This secure communications and incident management tool is fully scaleable with a user-friendly Windows interface.

The California Wildfires

January 1, 2004

Last fall, the map of Southern California looked like that map of Nevada that goes up in flames at the start of old “Bonanza” TV reruns. On the front lines with county firefighters, law enforcement officials—particularly county sheriff’s department personnel—played a key role in protecting citizens threatened by the inferno.

Emergency Call-Takers Hired Using CritiCall Software

October 31, 2002
The Spotsylvania County Communication Center in Virginia needed to hire four emergency call-takers immediately to handle the volume of calls while handling the DC sniper case. Criticall 3.0 helped them hire the right employees for the job.

Emergency Management and Emergency Operations Centers

November 1, 2001

Disasters can happen anywhere and, as so poignantly demonstrated in New York, it's our job to manage and mitigate them.

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