First Responders

Read: Ranking Schools’ Strengths and Weaknesses in Emergency Management

Ranking Schools’ Strengths and Weaknesses in Emergency Management

FEMA’s annual tabletop exercise asked college officials to assess their emergency management capabilities.

Read: Emergency Alert Assessments Follow Northern Calif. Wildfire Deaths

Emergency Alert Assessments Follow Northern Calif. Wildfire Deaths

Residents say some emergency alert channels failed when the wildfires took Northern California by surprise.

Read: H&H Medical Delivers First Aid Kits to Va. School Districts

H&H Medical Delivers First Aid Kits to Va. School Districts

Around 200 pre packed kits will be stationed throughout the schools by 2018.

Read: Verizon to Build Dedicated Network for Public Safety, First Responders

Verizon to Build Dedicated Network for Public Safety, First Responders

Verizon says its new private network will complement existing services such as push-to-talk and will offer priority access to first responders.

Read: How the University of Georgia Embraces ‘Stop the Bleed’

How the University of Georgia Embraces ‘Stop the Bleed’

UGA and its local public safety agencies are taking part in this national campaign, which encourages greater awareness of straightforward first aid strategies.

Tenn. Bus Driver Charged in Fatal School Bus Crash

The crash left at least five students dead and many others injured.

Read: Buying an Emergency Alert System: Emergency Managers Reflect

Buying an Emergency Alert System: Emergency Managers Reflect

School and college officials talk about their emergency alert system and future emergency broadcast plans for things like severe weather.

3 Tips for Increasing Operational Effectiveness

Here are some ways to improve performance when responding to emergencies.

$2.5M Grant Helps N.Y. School District Upgrade Security

The grant is the result of a statewide investment program that began in 2014.

Read: Ohio Police May Not Know if Teachers Are Armed in Schools

Ohio Police May Not Know if Teachers Are Armed in Schools

Under current laws, some worry that teachers could be mistaken for gunman by first responders.

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