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10 Disaster Preparedness Tips Every Public Safety Department Should Use

Whether it’s a natural disaster, an incident at a major event, or an active shooter or terrorist attack, situations inevitably arise where a multi-agency, multi-jurisdictional task force is required to immediately respond. Here are 10 tips to ensure your response team is adequately prepared to meet any challenge they face:

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Sep 11, 2019
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Sahil Merchant
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INFOGRAPHIC: Active Shooters in the United States- Key Facts & Statistics 2018

Active shooter incidents have become an increasingly prevalent problem, especially in the U.S., over the past decade. To help frame the problem we collectively face, fūsus has put together an infographic that covers the facts and figures around active shooter incidents in 2018, as well as historically over the past 20 years. The information draws from a range of studies from the FBI, Department of Homeland Security, various police departments, and the NYPD.

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Sep 3, 2019
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Sahil Merchant
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When Delays Are Deadly: Using Live Video To Limit Fatalities In School & Workplace Shootings

Many gunshot victims do not die from their primary injury- instead, they tend to bleed out, even from initially non-fatal wounds. In these cases, minutes can make the difference between life and death. So how can we get people to safety faster? The keys to a rapid and effective first-response in the case of an active shooter is complete situational awareness, coupled with a common operating picture.

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Jul 29, 2019
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Sahil Merchant
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Panic Buttons & Policy Based Video Sharing: Enabling Security While Maintaining Privacy

How to enable first responders while still maintaining privacy.

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Jul 15, 2019
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Sahil Merchant
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