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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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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

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Suspect in custody after lockdown of Conn. campus

Suspect in custody after lockdown of Conn. campus

An armed man was spotted on the campus of Central Connecticut State University on Monday, prompting a schoolwide lockdown - Full Story

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LAX gunman targeted TSA, held grudge

LAX gunman targeted TSA, held grudge

Gerardo I. Hernandez, 39, became the first TSA officer in the agency's 12-year history to be killed in the line of duty - Full Story

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TSA officer dead, several more wounded at LAX shooting

The gunman opened fire early Friday morning, forcing an evacuation of Terminal 3 - Full Story

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Embedding firefighters and EMTs into a SWAT response

Embedding firefighters and EMTs into a SWAT response

Scenario #19 at Urban Shield 2013 challenged the competing SWAT teams to incorporate personnel from the Fremont (Calif.) Fire Department into their plans to deal with an active shooter - Full Story

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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

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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

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Theater gunman's lawyers spar over delay of Miranda rights

Theater gunman's lawyers spar over delay of Miranda rights

Police read the gunman his rights nearly 2 hours after the attack because they were concerned about a second shooter - Full Story

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NTOA calls for increased emergency medical training for cops

Recent tragic events highlight the need to provide patrol officers with basic TEMS medical training and equipment - Full Story

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Ex-cop sister questions fatal shooting in DC police pursuit

Ex-cop sister questions fatal shooting in DC police pursuit

The suspect's sister, a retired NYC cop, says police should never have fired because no one gunfire was coming from the vehicle - Full Story



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Mass Emergency Response Columnists

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