This comprehensive system includes new Computer Aided Dispatch (CAD), law enforcement records management, jail management, civil process, and mobile reporting systems to support the public safety and justice agencies of Polk County.
The C420 PAPR unit is a powerful, efficient, comfortable, and lightweight system, filtering CBRN and other contaminants from ambient air while providing a constant filtered airflow greater than 115 lpm to the user's facepiece.
Most U.S. hospitals & other healthcare facilities focus their efforts on saving lives & helping those who are seriously injured. The handling of the dead, sometimes a large number at the same time, is a different but almost equally important skill.
Northcentral University announces the newest master's and doctoral business degree specialization, Business, Corporate and Campus Security. This online program was designed to address corporate security and facility protection.
The Servicemembers Opportunity College (SOC) Degree Network is a system of more than 160 college curriculum networks within SOC for servicemembers and their adult family members to guarantee transfer of their coursework to other colleges in the network.
Anything worth doing is worth doing well - and in accordance with established standards not only acceptable to experienced professionals but also recognized by the community at large as both valid and necessary.
CBP Air & Marine dedicated its new national aviation training facility at the Will Rogers World Airport in Oklahoma City. CBP deploys the world's largest law-enforcement air force to enhance homeland security and enforce immigration and customs laws.
This flashlamp pumped tunable BrightStar Alexandrite laser offers a more cost-effective solution than other laser technologies which are not wavelength tunable, like this new BrightStar Alexandrite laser.
Speakers will share their experiences during the broadcast, discuss specific information gathered during the ASTHO-led at-risk populations during pandemic engagement meetings, & provide insights about key relationships developed with other jurisdictions.
ATCC will provide IBI with highly sensitive proprietary monoclonal antibodies for H5N1 flu. IBI will use the reagents with the company's proprietary molecular technology platform to develop a rapid and accurate diagnostic test.
The best way to cope with an avian-flu pandemic is to pre-designate certain hospitals as "flu-only" facilities - right? No - absolutely wrong! For a variety of practical, economic, and medical reasons. Here are some of them.
After the storm comes the rainbow. Supposedly. After a disaster comes the debris - and the problem of what to do with it. Surprisingly, perhaps, there are some profitable solutions that should be considered.
ESiWebFUSION is a new application that enables WebEOC servers to communicate with one another as well as with third-party systems, allowing boundless collaboration among emergency operations centers (EOCs).
The purpose of this national solicitation is to seek out innovative technologies that solve critical first-responder needs - primarily in focus areas of Command, Control, and Communications (C3) - and to support their rapid transition into that market.
A guide on public-health responses to emergencies that is specifically tailored for public officials (e.g., mayors, governors, county executives, emergency managers) and first responders (e.g., policemen, firefighters, EMS technicians).
The results of the briefings, combined with an initial analysis of exercise play and inputs from participating departments and agencies, were compiled into the official TOPOFF 4 Quick Look Report (QLR).
The reports, which explore factors that influence risk, are based on 2004 data from the National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS), the National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS), and the U.S. Census Bureau.
Attention to detail is frequently the principal difference between the success, or failure, of any human endeavor. That is particularly true in times of sudden disaster, when "mere words" - precisely expressed - may have life-or-death implications.
Despite much improved health care throughout the world, when (not if) the "next pandemic" strikes it would almost certainly spread rapidly - and could kill millions, cause global economic chaos, and create widespread political unrest.
"The C2A1 canister serves as the standard negative pressure filter canister for U.S. Army soldiers in harm's way, & we are proud to play such an important role in serving & protecting them," said Lt. Gen. (Ret.) Harley Hughes, president & CEO of TVI Corp.
The new commercial-focused business unit will commit dedicated resources to deliver detection capabilities to this growing market focused on building security, biosafety, military, and civil-defense applications.
"Congress and the American public have been adamant that they want and expect border security. We're serious about delivering it, and these waivers will enable important security projects to keep moving forward." DHS Secretary Michael Chertoff.
Ingersoll has announced that most of its door hardware, panic devices, and push/pull levers & locks are now available with an optional antimicrobial coating that inhibits the growth of bacteria, mold, and mildew on their surfaces.
All 56 U.S. jurisdictions are ensured that driver's licenses and ID cards across the country will achieve a higher security standard, and all will continue to be acceptable for official purposes after the 11 May 2008 deadline.
At a time when defense of the U.S. homeland is a major concern, the National Guard is playing a much-increased role in U.S. operations overseas. The best way to fill the capabilities gap is to establish a non-deployable Home Guard under the Department.
The upgrading of Coast's Guard communications capabilities is an achievement of life-and-death importance for those in distress at sea. The Rescue 21 system is now "operationally ready," says USCG Commandant Admiral Thad Allen.
The DSC2000 is Delta's fastest, smallest, and most shallow barricade, created especially for high-speed applications - and it meets/exceeds British standards, which are used by many international agencies in selecting vehicle control equipment.
These shelters and related equipment serve as mobile mortuaries for use by the military working in remote locations and battlefield environments as well as disaster response teams in situations like the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina.
The procurement awards a 2-year contract through which Fortified will provide approximately 40 NOMAD C4XSB Incident Command Platform deployable command & control systems, each of which will include the CoBRA emergency-response decision-support software.