The troubled rollout of the alert system in the Northwest prompted state and federal agencies to make changes to the system in the hope that cellphone users won't opt out en masse.
The advent of mobile apps and websites that allow more people than ever to listen to police radio chatter is prompting local law enforcement agencies to encrypt radio traffic.
A professor and former police officer and others have created an app that alerts cops when they're too tired to continue working safely.
As the big data movement explodes, law enforcement in the Denver region reaps the benefits.
Not only do elected and appointed officials need to be ready to respond to disasters, they should also take pre-emptive measures to mitigate or lessen the effects of disasters on their communities.
The details of the network difficulties are among revelations in a report done for the state assessing its handling of Sandy.
Minuscule drones that are able to navigate by themselves can be used in disaster site exploration, military operations and cluttered urban environments.
Allowing drought-plagued Californians to see how much water their neighbors use inspired customers to consume 5 percent less.
The Nuclear Regulatory Commission plans to send Connecticut 1.28 million 65-mg KI tablets in the next 60 days.
Despite the wealth of information, Virginia has no official strategy for sea level rise. Data has yet to yield policy.