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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.
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10 years after 9/11: Counterterrorism and American policing

10 years after 9/11: Counterterrorism and American policing

We've had dozens of attempted attacks by radicalized Islamist terrorists 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.

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10 years after 9/11: Counterterrorism and American policing Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief - 10-43: Be Advised...

10 years after 9/11: Counterterrorism and American policing

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

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Cops close beaches in tsunami advisory

Cops close beaches in tsunami advisory

Police closed the highway that runs along San Francisco's western coast and warned all citizens to stay away from beaches. Residents of low-lying areas were advised to seek higher ground. Police scanner audio

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Calif. cops close beaches for tsunami advisory

Calif. cops close beaches for tsunami advisory

Closed Highway that runs along San Francisco's western coast and warned people to stay away from the beaches - Full Story

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Technology to help respond to an active shooter or large attack the Office of Justice Programs' National Institute of Justice (NIJ) - TechBeat

Technology to help respond to an active shooter or large attack

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

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9/11 communications failures unfixed in NY

Millions have been spent on new radio systems, but the Port Authority fears needless deaths of LEOs if an attack happens - Full Story

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New 9/11 video from NYPD helicopter

New 9/11 video from NYPD helicopter

The video was originally provided by the NYPD as part of an investigation into the WTC attacks. It was posted online by a site that publishes "secret and classified" documents. 300 feet above tower

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Video: New footage of 9/11 from NYPD helicopter

“Holy crap!” a man in the helicopter shouts as the building collapses on itself. “The whole tower’s down!” - Full Story

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Video: Give closure to dispatchers after critical incidents

Dispatchers, like all other law enforcement personnel, can suffer from emotional issues as a result of... - Full Story

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Obama announces support for D-Block allocation to public safety

Obama announces support for D-Block allocation to public safety

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.

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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