Jim McKay

Associate editor


September 2, 2011

How Fusion Centers Help Protect California’s Critical Infrastructure

Mike Dayton, acting secretary of the California Emergency Management Agency, explains how California utilizes fusion centers and works with the private sector to protect critical infrastructure.

February 17, 2011

Mike Byrne

National Incident Management Assistance Team Leader, FEMA

December 6, 2010

Funding Critical Projects Requires Creativity, Collaboration

Agencies and jurisdictions find creative and collaborative ways to obtain the funding they need for their mission-critical projects.

March 1, 2010

Harlin McEwen, chairman, Public Safety Spectrum Trust Corp.

Harlin McEwen, chairman, Public Safety Spectrum Trust Corp.

April 2, 2009

APCO to Share Security Secrets with Saudi Arabia University

The Association of Public-Safety Communications Officials (APCO) International will lend its support to help secure a Saudi Arabia currently being built.

October 6, 2008

Red Light Camera Deployments Continue Despite Mixed Reactions

"Prior to installing the red light cameras, we ought to examine accident causality and the reason for overrepresentation [in red light running or accidents] and if nothing else works, which is unlikely, then let's talk about the red light cameras."

July 27, 2008

Video Sharing Site Offers Training Videos, Crime Footage for Police

BLUtube brings YouTube-style video sharing to law enforcement.

March 25, 2008

Wildfires Ravaged Southern California, but Reverse 911 and WebEOC Helped Evacuate 500,000

IT tools help Southern California officials evacuate 500,000 people.

February 29, 2008

Ray Kelly, Police Commissioner, New York City

Ray Kelly, Police Commissioner, New York City

December 11, 2007

Notification System a Lifesaver During Southern California Fires

County officials invested in two mass notification systems just prior to the 2007 fires.

November 6, 2007

Cool Police Technologies

Law enforcement explores non-lethal technologies for police safety such as camera eggs, spy planes, and light guns.

October 19, 2007

Paulison Promises a More Agile FEMA

The proof will be in the pudding.

August 27, 2007

Safe Haven No Longer

College campuses seek increased security in the wake of shootings.

August 27, 2007

Cracking the Books

Education programs for emergency management professionals are growing nationally and internationally.

August 27, 2007

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