Emergency Management

Security Forces Prepare for World Cup in Brazil

Brazil has spent about $848 million to beef up public security in the 12 World Cup host cities.

#myNYPD Twitter Campaign Boomerangs Across the U.S.

The New York Police Department has learned the hard way that Twitter is a two-edged sword.

Facing an Uptick in Earthquakes, Oklahoma Consults California

After a dramatic increase in earthquakes that puts it behind only the Golden State, the Sooner State is worried about its bridges.

Security Lessons from Boston, One Year Later

The Boston Marathon bombing and response provided lessons to other cities hosting major events.

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April 24, 2014

Nada Bakos was part of a team that identified and analyzed intelligence that eventually led to the demise of Osama bin Laden.

April 24, 2014

Former police chief develops new firefighting equipment in response to two catastrophic oil train derailments last year.

April 23, 2014

Mistake piled atop mistake turned a near-shore mishap into the nation's worst maritime disaster in decades.

April 22, 2014

A new security policy from the FBI makes cloud computing a viable option for criminal justice information.

April 22, 2014

Authorities say security video shows the teen hopping a fence at the San Jose airport and climbing into the wheel well of a jetliner.

April 21, 2014

The use of police helicopters to transport injured people is sometimes controversial.

April 21, 2014

Wireless devices will enable users to text or tweet 911, but emergency service centers won't be able to receive those messages without expensive upgrades.

April 18, 2014

The morbid makeup ensures that emergency responders have realistic-looking victims for disaster preparation drills.

April 18, 2014

FirstNet, the proposed nationwide broadband public safety network, is big, expensive and complicated. Here are a few basic things you need to know.

April 18, 2014

FirstNet began negotiations with eight testbed jurisdictions, and the projects that did reach agreements should help shape the FirstNet network.

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