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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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September 26, 2014

NICE video software tracks persons of interest in minutes

Benefits of the technology include faster response times, crime prevention, and enhancing forensic analysis - Full Story
June 25, 2014
Motorola Solutions introduces situational awareness technology for police

Motorola Solutions introduces situational awareness technology for police

Police can see near real-time updates from sensors and surveillance cameras - Full Story
March 27, 2014
Motorola introduces Real-Time Crime Center software

Motorola introduces Real-Time Crime Center software

Software integrates video, CAD and more to increase situational awareness - Full Story
March 21, 2014

NYPD: Al-Qaida magazine encourages car bomb attacks

The spring edition of the Internet-based magazine, which officials say inspired the Boston Marathon bombers, contains instructions on how to build larger, more powerful car bombs - Full Story
March 20, 2014

Day of Boston bombing was 'organized chaos'

Three people died and 260 were injured that day when two homemade bombs exploded near the finish line - Full Story
March 19, 2014
5 critical lessons about armored vehicles from the Boston Marathon Bombing

5 critical lessons about armored vehicles from the Boston Marathon Bombing

Armored vehicles help law enforcement face a new world of potential threats - Full Story
March 18, 2014

Report finds out-of-sync response to LAX shooter

A report on the emergency response to a shooting last year at LAX cites serious shortcomings in communication between agencies - Full Story
March 16, 2014
LAX union wants emergency training in wake of shooting

LAX union wants emergency training in wake of shooting

Thousands of Los Angeles International Airport workers had no idea what to do when a gunman opened fire last year in a terminal because they were inadequately trained - Full Story
March 16, 2014
NYC rescue workers reach basement of blast site

NYC rescue workers reach basement of blast site

Arson detectives and fire marshals have been waiting to enter the basements to examine meters, check pipes and inspect any possible ignition sources - Full Story
March 13, 2014

Video: Man flies drone over Harlem explosion site, NYPD steps in

A New York man flew an aerial drone over the scene of a building collapse caused by an explosion in Harlem on Wednesday - Full Story



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