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.
We've had dozens of attempted attacks by radicalized Islamist terrorists here in the United States since 9/11, and only in the case of Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan was there any degree of 'success' on the part of the attacker - Full Story
Originally developed as a spreadsheet after Columbine, the system has evolved into a sophisticated Internet-based program that can be accessed from desktops, police cruisers and PDAs/smartphones - Full Story
After more than a decade and a half, the quest to dedicate a nationwide, interoperable broadband network to public safety seems to be imminently upon us. This would give cops some key tools to fulfill their mission.