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Mutual Aid When Disaster Strikes

By Jim Weiss

Swift action and coordination were the keys to responding to Florida's hurricane disasters in August and September of 2004.

(This article was originally published in Law and Order Aug 2005)
 

Moscow Theater Hostage Crisis

By William Harry Challans

Recent Chechen hostage incidents have given tactical experts an abundance of critical incident information to analyze.

(This article was originally published in Tactical Response Sep/Oct 2005)
 

Batteries and Imaging

By Kevin Gordon

NEC Corp. announced the development of an ultra-thin, flexible battery that can be recharged in just 30 seconds. The potential of such a battery for tactical units, special functions and even patrol officers is great. In an effort to make our schools more secure, the Virginia counties of Arlington and Fairfax have partnered with the IACP in a project funded by NIJ. Digital images of the schools, both exterior and interior, were taken to create a virtual school, which can be used during a critical incident.

(This article was originally published in Law and Order Jul 2006)
 

NOPD versus Hurricane Katrina

By Charles Hustmyre

The New Orleans Police Department recalls the horrors of Hurricane Katrina, including massive flooding, riots, and being stranded.

(This article was originally published in Tactical Response Jul/Aug 2006)
 

DHS grants to secure the nation's critical infrastructure

By PSIT Staff

Learn more about the how the Infrastructure Protection Program (IPP) plans to help strengthen the U.S. against terrorist attacks, major disasters and other emergencies.

(This article was originally published in Public Safety IT Nov/Dec 2006)
 

Elements for Continuity of Operations

 

Read the necessary elements of a continuity of operations plan, and make sure your agency is prepared for disasters.

(This article was originally published in Law and Order May 2008)
 

Preparing to manage the next disaster

By John Walker

Recent terrorism events, national disasters, the RapidCom Initiative, and the FEMA / Department of Justice TOPOFF national exercises have all highlighted the value of public safety communication interoperability, incident command protocols, resource management capabilities and multi-agency coordination in support of disaster management preparedness, response and recovery.

(This article was originally published in Public Safety IT May/Jun 2008)
 

Disaster Planning Means Plan to Succeed

By Stephenie Slahor

Disaster planning means setting policies and procedures, training to the standards, supervising and documenting everything. Everyone must know what to do, when to do it and how to do it.

(This article was originally published in Law and Order Oct 2009)
 

Increasing public safety data sharing interoperability

By Rehan Chawdry

Public safety constituents are using federal funds to plan and implement data sharing initiatives in order to have access to better information and improve the level of service they provide to their communities.

(This article was originally published in Public Safety IT Jul/Aug 2010)
 

Hazard Assessment and Response Management (HARM) students drive training procedures

 

The Center for Domestic Preparedness’ (CDP) emergency responders attending the Hazard Assessment and Response Management (HARM) course decontaminate response personnel after leaving a contaminated building during a training exercise.

(This article was originally published in Public Safety IT Jul/Aug 2010)
 
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