Make this page my home page
  1. Drag the home icon in this panel and drop it onto the "house icon" in the tool bar for the browser

  2. Select "Yes" from the popup window and you're done!

Home  >  Topics  >  Mass Emergency Response  > Columns
Mass Emergency Response

Mass Emergency Response

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.
Main News Columns Videos Photos

Columns

September 26, 2014
RISE Award nominee: Officers save countless lives amid a catastrophic blast Loraine Burger - Perspectives on Policing

RISE Award nominee: Officers save countless lives amid a catastrophic blast

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
May 20, 2014
5 ways you can prepare your family before disaster strikes Loraine Burger - Perspectives on Policing

5 ways you can prepare your family before disaster strikes

When disaster hits your community, you're one of the people they’ll depend on – but what about your family? - Full Story
May 20, 2014
8 items, tips and tricks to have in case of emergency Loraine Burger - Perspectives on Policing

8 items, tips and tricks to have in case of emergency

1. Water — There are lots of ways to store water, and while bottled is the least efficient, it’s... - Full Story
April 15, 2014
Hero cop among thousands returning for Boston Marathon Loraine Burger - Perspectives on Policing

Hero cop among thousands returning for Boston Marathon

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
November 05, 2013
The challenges of Urban Shield: Sharpened skills, broadened minds PoliceOne Special Contributors - P1 First Person

The challenges of Urban Shield: Sharpened skills, broadened minds

Urban Shield training in 2013 is designed to ensure our region remains better able to contend with the broad range of events we may face - Full Story
October 28, 2013
Urban Shield 2013: First responders declare, ‘We have the watch!’ Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief - 10-43: Be Advised...

Urban Shield 2013: First responders declare, ‘We have the watch!’

35 elite SWAT teams from as far away as Brazil joined up with fire and EMS responders in the annual exercise organized and executed by Alameda County Sheriff Gregory Ahern and his team - Full Story
October 25, 2013
Boston Commish: 3 lessons learned from marathon bombing Leischen Stelter - Education Issues in Public Safety

Boston Commish: 3 lessons learned from marathon bombing

Commissioner Edward Davis made a point to share some lessons learned from the response to this terrorist attack that might benefit other agencies - Full Story
June 26, 2013
A happy anniversary: 5 key themes from 5 great years Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief - 10-43: Be Advised...

A happy anniversary: 5 key themes from 5 great years

Keeping cop killers out of jail, active shooters in schools, and other issues I've covered during my five years (so far) at PoliceOne - Full Story
April 22, 2013
Watching Boston 'work together' made me proud to be a police officer Fred Leland - Staying Oriented

Watching Boston 'work together' made me proud to be a police officer

After the Boston marathon bombings, parallel evolution allowed ALL to work together in an effective way — this is something we need to understand and leverage for the future - Full Story
April 22, 2013
Boston bombings: 6 things cops know that most Americans don't Chief Joel F. Shults, Ed.D. - Passion for the Job

Boston bombings: 6 things cops know that most Americans don't

I do not want to be counted among the journalists who — in the necessary chatter of avoiding dead... - Full Story



PoliceOne Offers

Sign up for FREE eNewsletters

Enter your email address below:

Connect with PoliceOne

Mobile Apps Facebook Twitter Google

Mass Emergency Response Columnists

10-43: Be Advised... 10-43: Be Advised...
with Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief
The Counter Terrorist The Counter Terrorist
with Security Solutions International Staff