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Risk communications
with Lt. Raymond E. Foster (ret.)
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For both law enforcement officials and terrorist organizations, information is a valuable tool. For emergency personnel, the release and delivery of information is called risk communications. Risk communications requires two broad areas of information transfer: communicating about the incident or hazard itself ... Full Story

Related article: Homeland Security: A Needs Assessment, Part 1

--> Read all of Foster's Securing the Homeland articles

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Second person sought in shooting of Baltimore officer
Police are searching for a second person, believed to be a woman, in the Thursday shooting of a plainclothes city police officer that apparently occurred during a robbery attempt, a state's attorney's official said yesterday ... Full Story

Related articles:
Baltimore officer who was shot could require third surgery

Plainclothes officer shot twice in Baltimore

Visit the P-1 Officer Involved Shootings section

(left) This is an undated handout photo provided by the Baltimore Police of officer Dante N. Hemingway of the organized crime division.
(AP Photo/Baltimore Police)

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Two officers shot, suspect killed in Mich. shooting
[Battle Creek, MI]
Ex-top La. cop who sold crack gets 7 yrs. in prison, probation
[Lutcher, LA]
Pot decriminalization bill goes up in smoke in Canada
[Ottawa, Canada]
Ex-Ill. officers can avoid concealed gun ban
[Springfield, IL]

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Errors prompt states to watch over crime labs
Real, fake 9-1-1 calls overloading CHP dispatch center
[Vallejo, CA]
N.C. officer hurt in fall off roof while confronting suspect
[Huntersville, NC]
N.Y. corrections officer kills man in confrontation
[Hempstead, NY]

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