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Tag: Natural Disasters
First Look: Emergency Incident System
Aegix Global’s aim allows schools, facilities and events to call for help during critical situations, provide responders with essential information, and enable direct two-way communication between users and safety personnel on site.
December 20, 2022
Verizon Frontline Crisis Response Team Deploys Nearly 700 Times in 2022
The team provided public safety agencies with nearly 5,500 Verizon Frontline devices and solutions ranging from repeaters, mobile hotspots, routers, smart devices and drones to dozens of deployable satellite solutions such as Satellite Picocells on Trailers (SPOTs) during the deployments.
December 14, 2022
Hurricane Response: Developing Plan in Advance is Crucial
“After every major storm of the past, I guess going back to Hurricane Andrew, we have made it a point sometime in the six to eight months after the storm to pay a visit to the impacted area, talk to law enforcement, talk to the emergency management directors, and get their honest lessons learned,” says Col. Neil Baxley.
December 8, 2022
POLICE to Hold Panel Discussion Webinar on Natural Disaster Response
The webinar will cover a wide variety of disaster response topics, including having a plan in place in advance of any natural disaster, keeping both public and first responders safe during and after, command and control, search and rescue, evacuations, preventing looting and crime, and managing return following an evacuation.
December 5, 2022
Best Practices for Natural Disaster Response
Dec 15th, 2022
Verizon Frontline Deploys Operations Response Vehicle to Hurricane-Battered Florida
Verizon Frontline’s THOR joins more than 100 Verizon and Verizon Frontline assets already in place in Florida to help provide public safety agencies with a reliable connection for mission-critical voice, data and video communications.
October 11, 2022
FL Deputy Pulls American Flag from Hurricane Swollen River
The video shows a female deputy leaning out of the boat to pull the flag from the water before shaking it out to dry.
October 7, 2022
37 FL Departments Deploy Resources to Assist in Hurricane Recovery
"My fellow chiefs are committed to stay here as long as it takes to make sure that your officers are back in their place with their families,” said Coral Gables Police Chief Edward Hudak Jr.
October 6, 2022
Former Cop Braves Hurricane Flood Waters to Rescue His Mom
After 45 minutes of swimming, walking, wading, and pushing through the water, Lauder made it to her house where he heard her screaming. When he got inside, he put his mom on a table and bundled her in dry sheets.
October 6, 2022
National FOP Disaster Area Relief Team Responds to Florida
“It is important while they are standing the line, while they’re stitching their communities back together, that somebody shows up and helps stitch them back together," says Jason Smith, chairman of the National FOP DART.
October 3, 2022
FL State Trooper's Car That was Washed Away is Recovered
According to the Ocala Police Department, a trooper was in the car the night of Sept. 29 when the road washed out.The trooper escaped through a window and swam to a tree to radio for help. He was uninjured in the incident.
October 3, 2022
SC Law Enforcement Responds to Hurricane Ian
South Carolina Emergency Management Division reports Hurricane Ian made landfall just south of Georgetown as a Category 1 hurricane at 2:05 p.m. Friday.
September 30, 2022
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