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Alabama County's Dispatchers Get New PlantCML Call Processing System

February 15, 2011
The center is currently equipped with 10 call taking positions to field emergency and administrative calls, as well as to dispatch calls to first responders at the Decatur Police Department, Decatur Fire and Rescue, the Morgan County Rescue Squad, Trinity Police Department, Priceville Police Department, Decatur EMS and 22 volunteer fire departments.

Raytheon To Open Public Safety Regional Technology Center

January 24, 2011
For the RTC, Raytheon is creating a research capability tailored to public safety needs and is forming a consortium of communications experts from across academia, industry and the public safety community.

Sheriff's First Responders Credit TEMS Training In Tucson Shooting

January 22, 2011
The sheriff's SWAT team medic David Kleinman developed the field-trauma training about three years ago and Capt. Byron Gwaltney, the Giffords shooting incident commander, expanded the training, named the First Five Minutes, to include all deputies six months ago.

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.

Harris Corp. To Modernize California County's Public Safety Communications System

December 15, 2010
The Harris P25IP (Project 25 to the power of IP) VHF system will provide reliable coverage for first responders and public service agencies throughout the coastal county of 425,000 residents that spans more than 3,300 square miles.

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.

Cisco 5940 Rugged Routers Mount In First-Responder Vehicles

November 10, 2010
The Cisco 5940 ESR establishes a scalable mobile network in first-responder vehicles. The network extends organizational resources with a high degree of security to employees in the field within the public safety markets.

Urban Shield: Debriefing the Teams

November 3, 2010
SWAT competitions give the teams an opportunity to compete against other tactical teams in events designed to test their competency and mettle. Among the many excellent SWAT competitions to choose from, Urban Shield's "full-scale exercise" format is widely considered the most realistically challenging.

Extrication Wrap

October 31, 2010
Protecto Wrap Company's Protecto Extrication Wrap is a new high-performance self-adhering membrane that protects first responders as well as collision victims from sharp metal and glass edges.

Explosion-Proof LED Lights

October 31, 2010
Larson Electronics has added a Class 1 and Class 2 rated explosion-proof LED drop light on an explosion-proof reel to its wide array of hazardous location lighting.

Urban Shield: Planning and Logistics

October 26, 2010
I refer to Urban Shield as a "gruelathon," and this year proved even tougher than 2009. Although there are a number of outstanding SWAT competitions throughout America, I can think of none more realistic, encompassing, massive and demanding than Urban Shield.

BlackHawk Offers Fire and Rescue Axes

October 20, 2010
BlackHawk offers Dynamic Entry 9-11 Series Rescue Axes, the Super Pulaski Tool and the Single Bit Axe for fire and rescue personnel in demanding situations.

Urban Shield 2010

October 19, 2010
About 30 tactical teams from around the world participated in the 2010 edition of Urban Shield, a grueling first-responder simulation coordinated by the Alameda County (Calif.) Sheriff's Office to train and prepare tactical teams. Source: The Daily Californian.

Wearing a High-Visibility Vest May Save Your Life

October 5, 2010
I know what it's like to have to get out and work a traffic accident; it only takes a few seconds to don this vest. There are still some officers who resist wearing the vest and try to trump up the circumstances to exempt themselves. You're only endangering yourself by doing this.

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.

California Public Safety Broadband Network Gets $50.6M Stimulus Grant

September 12, 2010
The system will allow public safety personnel to transmit information more quickly and efficiently, during both day-to-day operations and major emergencies. As one example, new broadband applications would enable officers to transmit video images from an accident scene.

BlackHawk Releases Initial Response Gear

August 23, 2010
The BlackHawk Products Group has unveiled the Initial Response packs, belts, harnesses and vests for first responders. These products are compatible with others in the line, allowing the responder to create a system specific to the situation or mission.

First Responders Launch Campaign for Nationwide Communications Network

June 7, 2010
The Public Safety Alliance supports H.R. 5081—also known as the Broadband for First Responders Act of 2010—that would allocate directly to public safety the spectrum needed to establish a nationwide interoperable communications network.

Scott Health & Safety Introduces SureSeal Facepiece Seal System

April 28, 2010
The Scott SureSeal system includes features such as an enhanced sealing surface and practical personal protective equipment (PPE) interfaces. It's integrated with the Scott AV-3000 facepiece, so users experience an expansive field of vision and exceptional voice intelligibility, according to Scott.
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