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The Logistics of a Tactical WMD Response

By Darin Dowe

Agencies need to be better prepared for Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD) threats. CBRN / HazMat are used offensively as terrorist weapons so first responders now have Personal Protective Equipment (PPE). Threats come in many forms, so proper training, funding and equipment is necessary for these kinds of attacks.

(This article was originally published in Law and Order Sep 2011)
 

HazMat Intel Gathering

By Darin Dowe

You never know where you’re going to encounter hazardous materials. Whether it be a residence where someone maybe barricaded in a garage with gallons of gasoline, or at a company where HazMat are stored, you need to know what to look for and how to handle each situation.

(This article was originally published in Tactical Response Jul/Aug 2011)
 

Avon Protection’s Multi-Role Respirator Protection System

By Michele Tomlinson

Since 9/11, law enforcement professionals have become much more aware and sophisticated when it comes to making decisions about selecting personal protective equipment for CBRN threats.

(This article was originally published in Law and Order Jul 2011)
 

Patrol Response to Hazardous Materials

By Darin Dowe

When we fail to recognize the presence of a HazMat during the performance of our duties, we put ourselves, fellow responders and the community at risk. We must increase our awareness and make HazMat part of our mindset.

(This article was originally published in Law and Order Jun 2011)
 

Technology of an Emergency Response

By Darin Dowe

Law enforcement and the threats we face will become more complex through time, so will technology. Having the right communications technology ready in an emergency will make the difference. Here are some software that you can consider.

(This article was originally published in Law and Order Jun 2011)
 

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)
 

PRYME®Radio Products deliver wireless communication in the field

By PSIT Staff

Brea, Calif.,-based PRYME® Radio Products is a manufacturer of high quality products for professional users of two-way radios.

(This article was originally published in Public Safety IT May/Jun 2010)
 

Singapore Civil Defence Force to implement TriTech’s VisiNet software

By PSIT Staff

TriTech Software Systems has been awarded a contract by ST Electronics, a wholly owned subsidiary of Singapore Technologies Electronics Limited, to provide its VisiNet computer-aided dispatch and VisiNet Mobile in-car mobile data solutions for integration into ST Electronics’ solution for the Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF).

(This article was originally published in Public Safety IT Mar/Apr 2010)
 

Why first responders need to know about physical security information management

 

Developments in technology continue to profoundly impact the public safety industry, pushing quicker, more efficient and effective responses to emergencies.

(This article was originally published in Public Safety IT Nov/Dec 2008)
 

NIMS and the NCR: Trials and triumphs at the operation level

By Joseph Watson

Creation of the National Incident Management System (NIMS) has done much to improve the working relationships between and among first-responder agencies.

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