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Dubhe Beinhorn describes AtHoc, Inc, winner of GSN’s 2012 award for “Best Mass Notification Solutions,” as a company that operates in one sector only: critical communications for crisis management....

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Thu, 2017-03-16 01:50 PM

Simpson

NEW YORK March 14, 2017 \RapidSOS today announced that Rear Admiral (ret.) David G. Simpson, former Chief of the Federal Communications Commission's Public Safety and Homeland Security Bureau, is...
Mon, 2017-03-13 10:31 AM

Ray

LINTHICUM HEIGHTS, MD March 10, 2017 On March 9th, Sen. Susan Collins (R-Maine) and Sen. Tom Carper (D-Delaware) filed the Fire Sprinkler Incentive Act, and Rep. Tom Reed (R- New York) and Rep. Jim...
Fri, 2017-03-10 09:37 AM
ATLANTA March 9, 2017 Homeland Security Foundation of America (HSFA) President Eric Brown announced today that Crystal Glacier Water, Inc. will contribute $36,000 to become the principal sponsor of...
Fri, 2017-03-10 09:19 AM
PORTLAND, OR March 9, 2017 The Zika virus attacks tissues in the nervous system, male and female reproductive and urinary tracts, muscles, joints and lymph nodes, and persists for at least 35 days,...
Thu, 2017-03-09 06:03 AM

Warren

ST. LOUIS March 7, 2017 CrisisGo, a safety management and emergency communications system provider, announces the introduction of its application suite to the K-12 private schools market. The...
Wed, 2017-03-08 11:45 AM

Rosenthal

DALLAS, March 6, 2017 Milestone Aviation Group Limited ("Milestone"), the global leader in helicopter leasing, announced today that it has leased a Leonardo AW169 to HeliKorea to accelerate its...
Tue, 2017-03-07 08:06 AM

Smith

HUNTSVILLE, AL March 6, 2017 The U.S. Marine Corps (USMC) Consolidated Emergency Response System (CERS) program received Initial Operational Capability (IOC) certification, declaring Hexagon's...
Tue, 2017-03-07 07:58 AM

Connors

NASHVILLE March 3, 2017 Herring Technology is pleased to announce that it has become an official dealer for Shooter Detection Systems (SDS) to bring the company’s industry-leading Guardian Indoor...
Mon, 2017-03-06 01:46 PM

Guthrie

CHICAGO March 6, 2017 Hearing and speech-impaired members of the community, or those in a position where it is too dangerous to dial 9-1-1 have another option to call for help in an emergency – Text...
Thu, 2017-03-02 01:55 AM
MCLEANSBORO, IL Feb. 28, 2017 STC, Inc. has been issued a U.S. patent for its EMTRAC Rail Worker Notification system that notifies railway maintenance workers of approaching trains, as well as...
Wed, 2017-03-01 05:30 PM

Vail

MIAMI Feb. 24, 2017 History was made at the Port of Miami this past Saturday, February 18 as a fleet of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) consisting of aerial drones and miniature aerostats were used...
Tue, 2017-02-28 02:48 AM

Hagon

HOUSTON Feb. 26, 2017 IMG GlobalSecur, a leading international security consulting firm with services for corporate event security, is proud to announce a short but important analysis of security...

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Active shooter, suicide by cop, ambush by homegrown terrorism -- these real-life scenarios require different types of officer response, but the resulting stress on the officer generates the same physical and psychological results during the incident. The question Meggitt Training Systems asked is, “Can this stress be recreated within a simulated environment?” The answer is yes.
As the first patient to be diagnosed with Ebola in the United States is currently being treated at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas, the Healthcare Coalition for Emergency Preparedness (HCEP) remains concerned about conflicting Ebola medical waste regulations and confusion over regulations and proper procedures at hospitals across the U.S. Despite the U.S.
Governor Jerry Brown (D-CA) has signed urgently needed legislation aimed at increasing safety and services -- and decreasing violence and assaults -- in California’s five state hospitals, according to the Safety Now Coalition, a coalition of workers in California's Department of Mental Health Hospitals.
Editor’s note: In this article Denise Rucker Krepp, former Special Counsel to DOT General Counsel, Senior Counsel on the House Homeland Security Committee, and author of the 9/11 Act rail provisions, gives state, local officials a simple piece of advice regarding NDAs they signed with railroad companies regarding transportation of Bakken crude oil: Tear them up. They’re against the law.
In recent decades, wildfires of unprecedented magnitude and severity have increased in frequency, raising concerns about impacts on local natural resources such as water. The Water Research Foundation (WRF) and the Canadian Water Network (CWN) recently released a new report that offers a comprehensive look at the state of knowledge around this subject and the potential for mitigating the impact wildfires can have on water
 

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