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August 30, 2011
10 years after 9/11: Americans feel less safe than ten years ago Tim Dees - Police Tech & Gear

10 years after 9/11: Americans feel less safe than ten years ago

Rural residents are most fearful, but public safety agencies at every level can take a lesson from this study - Full Story
August 29, 2011
Crowd Control: Preventing a deadly human tsunami Lt. Dan Marcou - Blue Knights

Crowd Control: Preventing a deadly human tsunami

It is critical to understand that anytime you are working an event where large groups of people are in attendance, there is a danger of a fatal crush - Full Story
August 25, 2011
You've got NERV: Emergency interoperability on wheels Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief - 10-43: Be Advised...

You've got NERV: Emergency interoperability on wheels

The Cisco NERV uses an IP-based network foundation, and meets or exceeds the National Incident Management System (NIMS) standards for type II mobile communication centers - Full Story
August 19, 2011
10 years after 9/11: Terrorism lessons we (should have) learned Richard Fairburn - Law Enforcement Firearms

10 years after 9/11: Terrorism lessons we (should have) learned

Whether the killers are domestic or international in origin, we must endeavor to never repeat any errors we made in our anticipation, preparation, or response to horrific events - Full Story
August 08, 2011
APCO 2011: The latest on D-block allocation Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief - 10-43: Be Advised...

APCO 2011: The latest on D-block allocation

With just a few legislative days remaining before the 10-year anniversary of 9/11, will legislation on D-Block allocation pass before that milestone? - Full Story
July 27, 2011
The police family: Mission accomplished in Joplin Travis Yates - Police Driving:
Safety Behind the Wheel

The police family: Mission accomplished in Joplin

The Missouri Law Enforcement Funeral Assistance Team and Ten-Four Ministries combine efforts with PoliceOne to raise funds for the officers in the Joplin area who lost their homes or sustained major damage - Full Story
June 13, 2011
LEIM 2011: Update on D-Block allocation and 700MHz waiver requests Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief - 10-43: Be Advised...

LEIM 2011: Update on D-Block allocation and 700MHz waiver requests

Harlin McEwen provided an update on D-Block allocation — which continues to move closer to reality — and other matters related to the nascent nationwide public safety broadband network - Full Story
May 26, 2011
Joplin police officers need help Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief - 10-43: Be Advised...

Joplin police officers need help

The cop struck by lightning in Joplin remains in critical condition — meanwhile, an ‘Adopt-A-Cop Program’ has been set up to assist local officers from the affected area who lost their homes and belongings - Full Story
May 25, 2011
Helping police officers struck by the Joplin tornado Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief - 10-43: Be Advised...

Helping police officers struck by the Joplin tornado

The cop struck by lightning in Joplin remains in critical condition — meanwhile, an ‘Adopt-A-Cop Program’ has been set up to assist local officers from the affected area who lost their homes and belongings - Full Story
April 18, 2011
The role of the 'safety officer' in police work Richard Fairburn - Law Enforcement Firearms

The role of the 'safety officer' in police work

It is essential that a safety officer have no other duties at the incident scene or training venue which could distract from their sole focus on safety - Full Story



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