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Trauma Care on the Front Lines of Patrol

November 11, 2011
North American Rescue's combat medical training provides police first responders with basic focused training on applying pressure dressings, tourniquets, haemostatic agents, control hypothermia, as well as how to reduce tension pneumothorax.

Practical Tactical Thinking

November 9, 2011
As you gain more experience, you'll gain a patrol sixth sense that's not available on the internet with shipping and handling added. It's something that develops, and those who have it never quit developing it.

Next-Gen 911: Call Center of the Future

November 2, 2011
Next-generation 911 (NG 911) is a term that refers to the transition in public safety to broadband technology and multimedia-enabled operations that will enhance 911 capabilities for call centers and first responders. NG 911 relies on the implementation of an Emergency Services IP Network (ESInet) that lets a person send video, voice and text "calls" to a call center during an emergency.

Residents Thank Calif. Cops who Responded To Salon Shooting

October 30, 2011
Within 5 ½ minutes of being dispatched, officers had taken Scott Dekraai into custody. Dekraai had been involved in a bitter custody battle with victim Michelle Fournier, a stylist at the salon.

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.

Morphix Introduces Chameleon Chemical Suicide Detection Kit

September 29, 2011
Morphix Technologies has introduced the Chameleon Chemical Suicide Detection Kit that offers police, EMS and first responders a field-configurable, low-cost, easy-to-use, hands-free solution when encountering a chemical suicide, according to the company.

Texas Constable Collapses After Guarding Burned Homes

September 11, 2011
Travis County Constable Cpl. Kevin Aigner died after guarding homes damaged in the Steiner Ranch wildfire. Cpl. Aigner, 38, began having trouble breathing late Saturday and was rushed to Seton Medical Center.

9/11: 10 Years After

September 1, 2011

The ghosts of the Twin Towers and the victims of the 9/11 attacks in New York City, at the Pentagon, and on United Flight 93 still loom over law enforcement. They loom both as an indictment of the lost opportunities to have prevented 9/11 and as an omnipresent reminder of a need for vigilance.

Mission First Tactical Releases 9/11 Memorial T-Shirt

August 19, 2011
All proceeds from the sale will go to the Thomas J. Valentine Memorial Fund that provides financial support for the widows and children of fallen warriors, the Navy SEAL Foundation, and Families of September 11.

Improving Communications After the Tucson Shootings

July 18, 2011

The Jan. 8 shootings in Tucson may have drawn interest toward law enforcement in Arizona's second-largest city, but another incident that highlighted the need to improve public safety communications for agencies across the entire nation occurred much earlier: on 9/11.

Responding To the Tucson Shooting

July 18, 2011

For policing professionals, the Tucson shooting offers another opportunity: to analyze the local public safety response to learn what worked, what could have been done better, and what takeaway lessons might help other agencies respond to a mass-casualty incident in their own city.

9/11 Health-Care Bill Goes Into Effect

July 4, 2011
The act provides $4.3 billion in long-term federal financing for both treatment and financial compensation for first responders suffering lingering effects of the attacks.

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.

Mo. Officer Struck by Lightning In Medically Induced Coma

May 26, 2011
Riverside (Mo.) Police Officer Jeff Taylor has been induced into a medical coma in the intensive care unit of a Springfield, Mo., hospital, as he struggles to recover from being struck by lightning.

Suspicious Packages and Booby Traps

May 10, 2011

There are hundreds of stories of officers conducting a search and thinking a container of drugs has been located only to discover pipe bombs. With infernal machines, as with guns, knives, and physical assaults, an awareness, a suspicious mind, a professional paranoia, are the first steps toward survival.

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.

Thales Multiband Radio Gets Safety Certification

March 25, 2011
Thales' Liberty Multiband Land Mobile Radio (LMR) has been certified as Intrinsic Safe equipment, meaning it can be operated in an explosive environment and will not trigger ignition in the presence of flammable or combustible material, the company announced.

Motorola To Build 700 MHz Public Safety Network In Houston

March 18, 2011
In a filing with the FCC, Motorola didn't mention LTE yet noted that Harris County selected Motorola "as its equipment vendor for technology that will be used in the Harris County layer of the intended public-safety broadband statewide network."

Public Safety Interoperability Requires a Neutral Party

March 18, 2011
The devastating earthquake and tsunami that hit Japan, as well as the ongoing nuclear power plant malfunctions there, serves as a grim reminder that similar disasters can occur here in the U.S. We need to better equip police officers, firefighters and other public safety personnel, so they can respond immediately and cohesively to emergency situations.

Tait Radio Solution Deployed During New Zealand Earthquake

March 15, 2011
Tait Radio Communications shared lessons learned by first responders during the 6.3-magnitude earthquake that hit Christchurch, New Zealand, on Feb. 25.
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