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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.
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February 08, 2012
Photos of sniper's nest at Super Bowl circulate

Photos of sniper's nest at Super Bowl circulate

Increasing security at high-profile events isn't new - Full Story
January 06, 2012

NYC's new 911 call center adopts Sept. 11 changes

New technology at the center will give more information to call takers - Full Story
November 22, 2011

Retired NY cop wins 9/11 flag battle

The Ground Zero responder refused to remove a flag commemorating the 9/11 dead - Full Story
November 21, 2011

Neighbors to retired cop: 'No 9/11 flag'

Homeowner's association told Richard Wentz, who assisted at Ground Zero, that flag 'detracts from aesthetic harmony' - Full Story
November 09, 2011

Emergency alert system to be tested Wednesday

The alert system can be activated by the president to inform the public in times of emergency - Full Story
November 01, 2011

Video: Texas cops evacuate residents in deadly fire's path

The Bastrop County Sheriff’s Department has released dash cam showing police helping residents during an out-of-control wildfire - Full Story
October 08, 2011

World Zombie Day triggers police warning

Deputy commissioner Ross Barnett held an amusing press conference after a mock alert was sent out - Full Story
September 01, 2011

Emergency radios still not connected post-9/11

Responders found they could not communicate with each other - Full Story
May 14, 2011

Tenn. police ready for NBA, BBQ, and flood waters

By Jody Callahan The Commercial AppealForgive the men and women of the Memphis Police Department if they're... - Full Story
April 20, 2011

Man with umbrella causes rifle scare in Mass. mall

Mall was evacuated and closed for more than two hours as a police SWAT team wearing body armor and carrying shields searched for an armed man - Full Story

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