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Wed, 2017-04-12 12:47 PM

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BURLINGTON, MA April 10, 2017 Everbridge, Inc. (NASDAQ: EVBG), a global software company that provides critical event management and enterprise safety applications to help keep people safe and...
Fri, 2017-04-07 04:18 PM
MCLEANSBORO, IL April 5, 2017 STC, Inc., manufacturer of the EMTRAC signal-priority system, has integrated Galileo satellite navigation with EMTRAC equipment installed in transit and emergency...
Tue, 2017-04-04 12:46 PM

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DALLAS March 30, 2017 AT&T* has been selected by the First Responder Network Authority (FirstNet) to build and manage the first broadband network dedicated to America's police, firefighters and...
Tue, 2017-04-04 12:37 PM
HOUSTON April 3, 2017 SignalBooster.com has announced that it is accepting pre-orders of Guardian3 QR, the new highly intuitive public safety band signal booster with built-in...
Mon, 2017-03-27 04:34 PM
LAUREL, MS March 23, 2017 With the USDA's confirmation of Avian Influenza in southern Tennessee, Alabama, and now Kentucky, the virus has struck the United States for the fourth year in a row. Since...
Fri, 2017-03-24 01:50 PM
NEW YORK March 22, 2017 Carbyne, exclusive distributors of Reporty technologies, announced their official launch into the U.S. market today. As a multinational company providing emergency calling...
Wed, 2017-03-22 04:32 PM

Willenbacher

HOUSTON March 21, 2017 Bristow U.S. LLC  today announced that it has been awarded a contract with Shell Offshore, Inc., a subsidiary of Royal Dutch Shell (Shell), for medevac and search and...
Tue, 2017-03-21 04:19 PM

Goss

WASHINGTON, March 20, 2017 The IEEE Boston Section has since shortly after 9/11 sought to improve the security of our nation. Section leaders have continuously stressed to homeland security officials...
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,...

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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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