The Mass Emergency Response topic contains stories about large-scale attacks or threats, often involving terrorism, active-shooter situations, or bombings. Such events require several departments and agencies to respond to the same incident, making clear communication a priority.
Police One Editor in Chief Doug Wyllie talks with Ron LaPedis, an expert in business continuity and private/public safety partnerships, about how to create a better environment for the employees and law enforcement personnel who share mutual concerns about safety and incident response in their jurisdictions.
Without any radio contact, Officer Irving communicated with his officers and outside first responders to evacuate his town and prevent further tragedy after the West fertilizer plant explosion - Full Story
After the bombs went off on Boylston Street, Rhode Island State Trooper Roupen Bastajian ignored the cramps he’d incurred in the 26.2-mile run, and raced back to the finish line to help aid the victims - Full Story