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Thu, 2017-01-26 12:10 PM

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TALLAHASSEE, FL Jan. 25, 2017 With the recent violent weather outbreak causing more tornado deaths in one weekend than the yearlong 2016 total, the Federal Alliance for Safe Homes (FLASH) is again...
Wed, 2017-01-25 08:09 AM
ISLAND HEIGHTS, NJ, Jan. 24, 2017 Critical Response Group, Inc. (CRG) and the New Jersey State Association of Chiefs of Police (NJSACOP) are proud to announce a new strategic partnership aimed at...
Wed, 2017-01-25 08:03 AM
ST. LOUIS, MO Jan. 24, 2017 CrisisGo, an incident and emergency communications platform provider for schools, has announced that more than 3,000 schools nationwide have signed up for the Free...
Wed, 2017-01-25 07:49 AM
DroneShield Ltd (ASX:DRO) (“DroneShield" or the “Company”) is pleased to announce that its DroneGun product was utilised by Police cantonal Graubünden, a Swiss police agency, for the provision of...
Fri, 2017-01-20 12:31 PM

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HUNTSVILLE, AL Jan. 17, 2017 Hexagon Safety & Infrastructure and RapidSOS have partnered to provide public safety agencies that use Hexagon's Intergraph® Computer-Aided Dispatch (I/CAD) with...
Thu, 2017-01-19 06:23 AM

Martin

CHICAGO Jan. 17, 2017 Solacom Technologies, a leading Next Generation 9-1-1 solutions developer, and RapidSOS, an advanced emergency technology company, today announced a strategic partnership to...
Wed, 2017-01-18 01:45 AM

Feinberg

WASHINGTON The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) today launched the “Stop! Trains Can’t” ad targeting young male motorists and encouraging them to act cautiously at railroad crossings. The...
Tue, 2017-01-17 02:52 AM

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HOUSTON Jan. 13, 2017 LyondellBasell (NYSE: LYB), one of the world's largest plastics, chemical and refining companies, announced a donation of $100,000 to fund specialized emergency training for six...
Fri, 2017-01-13 10:21 AM
YEHUD, Israel Jan. 12, 2017 Magal Security Systems Ltd. (NASDAQ: MAGS) today announced it has recently won a series of projects, amounting to over $5.5 million.
Fri, 2017-01-13 10:17 AM
Jan. 12, 2017 Acoustic Technology, Inc. (ATI Systems), the world leader in Mass Notification Systems, announced the installation of a new emergency Public Address (PA) System at the Ohio River Bridge...
Fri, 2017-01-13 09:56 AM

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ATLANTA Jan. 12, 2017 LaaSer Critical Communications (http://laaser911.com/) announces that its proprietary caller location determination technology has received a second United States patent (US...
Wed, 2017-01-11 06:48 AM

Jones

LONDON Jan. 10, 2017 CGI (NYSE: GIB) (TSX: GIB.A) announced it has won a new three year, £5 million, contract with England's Environment Agency to design, deliver and run England's new Future Flood...

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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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