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Serious Errors Found in LAX Shooting Communication and Response

Incompatible radio systems, hampered access to victims and other problems discovered.

Posted Tuesday, March 18, 2014

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Investigation: Dispatchers Faced Broken Phone System in LAX Shooting

No location system and broken panic buttons delayed sending help.

Posted Friday, February 28, 2014

Thales Selected on DHS Communications Program

The agency will use the equipment to support reliable and interoperable public safety communications for its missions to keep the homeland safe, including border protection, customs enforcement, drug interdiction, and emergency response to natural and man-made disasters.

Posted Tuesday, June 19, 2012

NYC Mayor Admits Not Reading Critical 911 Report

Report found flaws in procedures and problems with the fire and police departments cooperating.

Posted Wednesday, May 9, 2012

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Jersey City (N.J.) Obtains Five National Recognitions

See how Jersey City (N.J.) Medical Center EMS reinvented itself and achieved five major national EMS recognitions.

Posted Wednesday, February 1, 2012

Communications Software Helps Alabama County Catch 911 Pranksters

MCEMCD traced the false emergency calls to a Punkin Center volunteer firefighter.

Posted Tuesday, October 11, 2011

National Cell Phone Emergency Alert System to Launch in New York, D.C.

Goal is to ultimately install the system throughout the United States.

Posted Tuesday, May 10, 2011

NIMS Recognized During Tennessee Collapse and Search Operations

NIMS training credited with implementing multifaceted rescue plan.

Posted Monday, April 11, 2011

Private EMS At Philadelphia’s Disposal

New milestone in public-private EMS cooperation.

Posted Thursday, August 26, 2010






 

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