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The Mass Casualty Incidents topic page provides news, videos and expert columns about dealing with large-scale incidents including terrorist attacks, dirty bombs, natural disasters like a tornado or a hurricane, an accidental collision of commuter trains, or a massive leak of toxic chemicals.
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January 29, 2016
Awakened by an active shooter: 5 lessons learned Lt. Dan Marcou - Blue Knights

Awakened by an active shooter: 5 lessons learned

There is no word for the feeling a cop has as he finds himself in a critical life-or-death incident, armed with nothing but an overwhelming urge to assist - Full Story
January 15, 2016
How cops can stay 'left of bang' in a critical incident Tim Barfield - Becoming Knights

How cops can stay 'left of bang' in a critical incident

These five keys will help you prevent an incident from spiraling out of control - Full Story
December 15, 2015
How police agencies and schools can make campuses safer Ron LaPedis - Private Industry and Public Safety

How police agencies and schools can make campuses safer

Here are some of the programs schools have implemented and law enforcement's role within them - Full Story
December 09, 2015
Departments must train citizens to be first responders during active shootings American Military University - In Public Safety

Departments must train citizens to be first responders during active shootings

Traditional first responders include law enforcement, the fire service, and emergency medical personnel - Full Story
December 04, 2015
When violence erupts: 6 considerations for cops in a large-scale critical incident Chief Joel F. Shults, Ed.D. - Passion for the Job

When violence erupts: 6 considerations for cops in a large-scale critical incident

Active killer incidents and other large-scale mass-casualty events are sudden — you need to get ready with tactics and tools to help get you through a very, very long day - Full Story
November 14, 2015
Rapid Response: Paris terror attacks remind police to prepare for the worst Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief - Be Advised...

Rapid Response: Paris terror attacks remind police to prepare for the worst

Know that it can happen here — quite easily, in fact - Full Story
November 13, 2015
Policing Matters Podcast: Introduction, Quentin Tarantino reaction, Active Shooter planning Jim Dudley and Doug Wyllie - Policing Matters

Policing Matters Podcast: Introduction, Quentin Tarantino reaction, Active Shooter planning

PoliceOne Editor in Chief Doug Wyllie and retired San Francisco officer Jim Dudley discuss current news, offer advice, thoughts, tips and laughs for officers - Full Story
October 28, 2015
How Tucson police are saving lives with their IFAK program Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief - Be Advised...

How Tucson police are saving lives with their IFAK program

Tucson police officers have deployed life-saving gear from their new IFAK kits approximately 140 times in the span of nearly two-years, and the bottom line is that Tucson’s IFAKs are saving lives - Full Story
October 28, 2015
IACP Quick Take: How cops can build resiliency before mass casualty incidents Cole Zercoe - Policing in the 21st Century

IACP Quick Take: How cops can build resiliency before mass casualty incidents

The mental toll taken on a police department after a mass casualty incident can be catastrophic, which is why its important to prepare prior to an incident - Full Story
May 15, 2015
NAEMT announces launch of Tactical Emergency Casualty Care course Jenifer Goodwin - NAEMT Perspectives

NAEMT announces launch of Tactical Emergency Casualty Care course

The new course teaches medical skills for active shooter and mass casualty response - Full Story



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Mass Casualty Incidents Columnists

Be Advised... Be Advised...
with Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief
Private Industry and Public Safety Private Industry and Public Safety
with Ron LaPedis
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