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By: Mark Saal, McClatchy News
April 18, 2014

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

Police officer working on a laptop
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.

By: Jessica Mulholland
April 18, 2014

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

By: Anna Griffin, McClatchy News
April 18, 2014

Portland, Ore., Commissioner Nick Fish says dumping 38 million gallons of water is the "conservative but correct" decision.

By: Dean Mosiman, McClatchy News
April 17, 2014

Amid concerns about dispatch times, the Dane County, Wis., 911 center will start having dispatchers alert responders more quickly for serious emergencies.

California hospital field exercise
April 17, 2014

California’s training chief, Curry Mayer, addresses effective emergency management education.

Active shooter training
By: Laurel White, The Texas Tribune
April 17, 2014

One state university could get $15 million in federal money to support programs that train police how to address situations like the recent Fort Hood shooting.

Washington National Guard search the Oso landslide
April 16, 2014

The recent mudslide in Oso, Wash., showed the power of social media during times of crisis.

Power lines
By: Evan Halper, McClatchy News
April 16, 2014

When the owner of a small tech firm shared the discovery with utility security officials, the DHS advised power grid operators to upgrade their software.

By: News Staff
April 15, 2014

The First Responder Network Authority is looking for a new general manager to take Bill D’Agostino's place and lead the nationwide communications project.

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