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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
Law Enforcement Consortiums: The New Face of Records Management
How can agencies survive budget costs and diminishing resources while still keeping their communities safe? Consortiums are quickly becoming the answer.
August 15, 2018
CommandScope Provides Detroit Officers with Hotel Building Data
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.
September 5, 2013
Planning for Disaster
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.
August 19, 2013
7 Tips for Handling the Unusual Call
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.
October 3, 2012
Social Media Analytics in Law Enforcement
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.
September 19, 2012
3 Things You Want Dispatchers To Know
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."
September 16, 2012
10 Things Dispatchers Want You to Know
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.
September 12, 2012
Aurora PD Issues Press Release on Colorado Theater Shooting
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.
July 19, 2012
Responding To the I-35W Bridge Collapse
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.
January 26, 2012
DHS Technologies' Antimicrobial Shelter Fabric Enables In-Field Medical Procedures
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.
October 20, 2011
Joplin: A Tornado Tests Your Preparedness
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?
May 25, 2011
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