FULL LIST OF Emergency Topics
U.S. police assess emergency response tactics after Paris attacks–
Counterterrorism experts say well-coordinated assaults carried out by foreigners are less likely in the U.S.
Denver police investigate dispatch, 911 response time after killing–
Police officials said internal investigation will focus on the time it took officers to respond to the home, and whether dispatchers properly prioritized call
FCC: Thousands of hotels don't offer direct 911–
The killing of Kari Hunt Dunn spurred a petition that has garnered more than 440,000 signatures demanding hotels and motels be required to enable the direct dialing of 911
Report: Emergency communications failed in LAX shooting–
An LAX police dispatcher who received a call seconds after a gunman opened fire last year didn't know where to send officers because no one was on the line
Tenn. PD non-emergency music video–
The Franklin Police Department in Tenn. have released a music video informing the public of the correct number to call for non-emergency situations. Officer Jeff Carson, the lead singer in the video, is a six-year veteran of the department and a former recording artist.
Failed smash and grab–
Footage of robbers attempting to smash through a jewelry store's windows with sledgehammers. Members of the store staff activated emergency equipment that foiled the robbery attempt.
Navy Yard shooting: Police response–
Footage captures the size and scope of the police and emergency response to the shooting.
P1 Weekly Update for 04/12/2013–
In this week's update, Dave Smith talks about several LODDs that were caused by heart attacks in the past weeks, the hostage crisis in which 4 firefighters were held captive, and a stabbing rampage at a Texas community college that left 14 students wounded.
Excited Delirium: A Medical Emergency–
Lt. Michael Paulus talks about the importance of recognizing excited delerium for the medical emergency it is.
Critical Incident Response–
From terrorist attacks to natural disasters it is incumbent upon local law enforcers to be prepared for a critical incident at any time. In this segment, Barb Harris outlines a response plan for emergencies.
Emergency Radio Traffic - Training under Stress–
How do you revert to training while under stress? The radio call is important, and discussed here.
Urban Shield: Training for Operational Readiness–
This video focuses on the value of training together for operational readiness at the scenario-based, regional emergency event Urban Shield.
Regional Exercise for Emergency Preparedness–
Doug Wyllie talks with Sheriff Gregory J. Ahern about scenario-based training for emergency preparedness.
Tactical Application of Emergency/Triage Lights–
A team demonstrates the use of Emergency/Triage Lights in a tactical situation.
TFCC at IACP 2010–
Betsy Brantner-Smith stops by the TFCC booth at IACP 2010 to talk about their Emergency Notification System. Twenty First Century Communications offers a unique emergency notification system to first responders. Their mass notification and TFCC Alert systems are integrated with automated weather alerting, social media sites, and location-based messaging.
PoliceOne top 5
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- Details emerge in shooting of Ariz. trooper by driver he sought to help
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