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Tag: Preparing for an Emergency
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
5.11 Tactical Announces National Preparedness Month Lineup
5.11 Tactical is celebrating National Preparedness Month in September by putting forth a series of activations spanning the brand's reach across retail, online, partnerships, a nine-part web series, and giveaways.
September 3, 2019
SRO Bailout Bag Essentials
Are you ready for an active shooter call? SRO Rich Portwood takes you through his recommendations for what you need in your bailout bag.
September 10, 2018
Riding Out the Storm
I brought energy bars that I picked up en route. My mother looked at them and thought they were pet treats. Next time, I'll bring Snickers bars.
October 14, 2017
Emergency Blankets and Ponchos
AFM Heatsheets now offers a full line of emergency products including emergency blankets, classic blankets, individually wrapped blankets, and individually wrapped ponchos.
November 8, 2016
Grenade Left Behind After a Burglary
In every call for service, you should think things through before you begin your response. Each call can be broken down into three phases: pre-response, response, and post-response.
October 28, 2015
A go bag is usually filled with loaded magazines, water, and snacks. It's a stop-gap to keep you functioning while away from your patrol car and main resources for a few hours.
October 22, 2012
Training Your Other Backup
I know you thought that when you came on the job that you would be cared for by the department. Yes, but not solely. Some departments have plans and shelters for families of first responders. What I recommend is a family drill. Have them prepare to evacuate in two hours or less.
March 20, 2011
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