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November 29, 2016

In the November 2016 edition of Fire Engineering, please find an article titled The Jack Rabbit Tests: Catastrophic Releases of Compressed Liquefied Gases co-authored by one of our own, T&E Member Gregory Noll.

This article features information on the Jack Rabbit I and II tests, lessons learned, and emergency response findings.

by Fire Engineering
Fire Engineering Magazine
In the November 2016 edition of Fire Engineering, please find an article titled The Jack Rabbit Tests: Catastrophic Releases of Compressed Liquefied Gases co-authored by one of our own, T...

November 22, 2016

Fox News chief intelligence correspondent Catherine Herridge reported this afternoon on a new DHS terror warning to local police departments.

Herridge explained that the four-page DHS intelligence note was sent out to federal, state and local authorities after an ISIS propaganda magazine called for mass casualty attacks using trucks as weapons.

by Fox News
Fox News chief intelligence correspondent Catherine Herridge reported this afternoon on a new DHS terror warning to local police departments. Herridge explained that the four-page DHS intelligence note was sent out to federal, state and local authorities after an ISIS propaganda magazine called for mass casualty attacks using trucks as weapons. The DHS warning comes after a July attack in w...

November 22, 2016

In a series of attacks on "precisely chosen targets," nine Islamic State militants wrought devastation in Paris on Nov. 13, 2015, killing at least 130 people.

A year later, the world is still grappling with violence exported from Iraq and Syria and carried out by those influenced by the missive to build an Islamic caliphate, even as the group's footprint shrinks.

by The Washington Post
In a series of attacks on "precisely chosen targets," nine Islamic State militants wrought devastation in Paris on Nov. 13, 2015, killing at least 130 people. A year later, the world is still grappling with violence exported from Iraq and Syria and carried out by those influenced by the missive to build an Islamic caliphate, even as the group's footprint shrinks. How did Europe get to this p...

November 21, 2016

Two police officers have been shot in separate incidents in what authorities are calling targeted attacks. One died; the other was shot twice in the face but was expected to survive.

They were two of four officers shot Sunday in four incidents.

by CBS News
Det. Benjamin Marconi
Two police officers have been shot in separate incidents in what authorities are calling targeted attacks. One died; the other was shot twice in the face but was expected to survive. They were two of four officers shot Sunday in four incidents. A San Antonio detective writing out a traffic ticket to a motorist was shot to death in his squad car late Sunday morning outside police headquarters...

November 21, 2016

Come see national and international speakers discuss a variety of topics, issues and challenges related to the current threat environment and integrated response operations on Monday, December 12 at George Mason University in Fairfax, VA.

by High Threat Institute
emergency response
Come see national and international speakers discuss a variety of topics, issues and challenges related to the current threat environment and integrated response operations on Monday, December 12 at George Mason University in Fairfax, VA. Speakers include; Isaac Ashkenazi - MD...

November 18, 2016

Technology has provided numerous benefits to law enforcement, increasing operational efficiency as well as officer and public safety. And with the growing use of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) by law enforcement, these advantages have increased exponentially. But operating a UAS safely, without violating privacy and other civil rights, presents great challenges too. And the public is wary.

by COPS Office
cover
Technology has provided numerous benefits to law enforcement, increasing operational efficiency as well as officer and public safety. And with the growing use of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) by law enforcement, these advantages have increased exponentially. But operating a UAS safely, without violating privacy and other civil rights, presents great challenges too. And the public is wary. Many p...

November 17, 2016

Active shooter and violent incidents require quick responses from law enforcement officers to end the threat. The increased frequency of active shooters or violent attacks by organized groups and the rise of lone wolf attacks have placed increased violent crime response and physiological stressors onto police officers.1 These violent attacks and chaotic scenes often result in multiple critically injured persons and mass casualties.

by Police Chief Magazine
tourniquet training
Active shooter and violent incidents require quick responses from law enforcement officers to end the threat. The increased frequency of active shooters or violent attacks by organized groups and the rise of lone wolf attacks have placed increased violent crime response and physiological stressors onto police officers.1 These violent attacks and chaotic scenes often result in multiple critically i...

November 16, 2016

Traffic Incident Response Week is a time to recognize emergency responders and their tireless effort to help save lives at the scenes of traffic incidents across the country. Every year hundreds of emergency responders representing fire, law enforcement, emergency medical services, towing, and transportation agencies lose their lives while responding to incidents.

by Fox 21 KQDS
police car
Traffic Incident Response Week is a time to recognize emergency responders and their tireless effort to help save lives at the scenes of traffic incidents across the country. Every year hundreds of emergency responders representing fire, law enforcement, emergency medical services, towing, and transportation agencies lose their lives while responding to incidents. The week, which runs from Nov...

November 16, 2016

The NFPA Standards Council is in receipt of a New Project Initiation Request for the development of an ANSI Accredited Standard addressing preparedness and response to active shooter scenarios and incidents. The request seeks an NFPA standard to address appropriate training, responder interagency coordination protocol, and the identification of minimal personal protective equipment appropriate for responders to active shooter incidents.

by NFPA
active shooter
The NFPA Standards Council is in receipt of a New Project Initiation Request for the development of an ANSI Accredited Standard addressing preparedness and response to active shooter scenarios and incidents. The request seeks an NFPA standard to address appropriate training, responder interagency coordination protocol, and the identification of minimal personal protective equipment appropriate for...

November 15, 2016

Smart LED lighting built right into an EMT’s uniform; wearable sensors that track, record and monitor a first responder’s physiological condition; and body cameras that use cloud-based facial recognition to alert wearers to imminent threats from people in their vicinity are just some of the cutting-edge wearable technology applications being explored under the Department of Homeland Security’s EMERGE Accelerator Program for Wearable Tech for F

by EMS World
Six15 head-mounted display
Smart LED lighting built right into an EMT’s uniform; wearable sensors that track, record and monitor a first responder’s physiological condition; and body cameras that use cloud-based facial recognition to alert wearers to imminent threats from people in their vicinity are just some of the cutting-edge wearable technology applications being explored under the Department of Homeland Security’s EME...

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