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New data exchange standard could eliminate more than 32 million 911 calls nationally.
Grant process also includes steps to facilitate an easier application process.
Text messaging 911 a positive step, but not as efficient as a phone call.
Culpeper, Va., uses public safety group's life-saving guidecards and training program.
Emergency Management Commissioner Joseph Bruno discusses infrastructure and community outreach.
Center for Domestic Preparedness course.
Emergency managers could use Vine to communicate with citizens.
U.S. Indian Health Service urges creating emergency preparedness plans.
Public safety communications would benefit from national broadband network.
Technological advances spur growth of large-scale video surveillance networks.
Arkansas CTO Claire Bailey gets agencies and local governments to communicate via 700/800 MHz system.
Recent suicides show risks of household chemicals for EMS, fire and police.
Ellen Gordon is reported to be one of two finalists to lead FEMA as the director under the Obama administration.
Federal grant money for border, port, transportation security and wildfire mitigation also included.
FEMA leader choice narrowed to Florida and Iowa emergency management chiefs.
Products from Carson Manufacturing, Otterbox, Global Net Productions, Spatial Networks.
Donated radios aid communication for Grady County, Okla., police and fire departments.
Flynn discusses homeland security and national resilience.
Galloway says flood management policy progress is slow.
Floodwater management needs a broader approach, experts say.
Emergency management expert Gordon Graham addresses risk management, homeland security at IAEM Conference.
Government, nonprofits and businesses are not as prepared as they would like in the event of an act of terror or other crisis.
David Brailer on Health IT; Emergency Managers Ponder Climate Change
New FEMA Funding Priorities; Inside A Mobile Command Center
Weather system shows no mercy on residents and strains emergency managers.
FEMA funding will emphasize emergency response planning and citizen preparation.
Gary has a technology vision for schools
New vision for schools and the county
A few policy changes that should benefit locals have trickled out of the Department of Homeland Security.
New overlay software is proving its worth as a wireless communications tool for law enforcement.
Supporters say the act's enhancement of information sharing would have helped connect the dots between terrorists.
Drowning in Data?
Seattle Police Department chooses search technology
Stanislaus County, Calif. to simplify procedures at juvenile detention facility
Phoenix selects wireless radios for city communications
Dozens arrested in nationwide Internet fraud takedown
State, local governments to receive grants
$700 million available for cities, counties and partners
The National Interoperability Scorecard found marked improvements in security, standards and technology, and coordination and partnerships in developing wireless interoperability between justice agencies.
Outsourcing and other options are back on the table as states scramble for answers to a dire budget situation.
But most Americans demand privacy safeguards as well.
Delaware joins 33 other states in implementing AMBER Alert system.
Texas County will automate all elements of the judicial process from arrest through disposition with new software.
Texas governor dissolves Homeland Security panel.
Sept. 11 was an eye opener but the issues surrounding critical identity search are not new.
AMS develops system for Defense Logistics Agency.
Project focuses on identifying glide-path obstructions around U.S. airfields
Federal, state and local agencies are working together on Internet Crimes Against Children task forces.
Start-up hopes to use knowledge of how the human brain functions to improve video technology.
The tool helps law enforcement quickly identify inappropriate or illegal computer graphics files in ambient storage areas of computer hard disk drives.
A police-contracting computer evidence specialist says evidence eliminator strips law-enforcement officers of their power and should be banned.
The disaster tolerant configuration allows another center to resume full operation with accurate up-to-date information if the communication center becomes inoperable.
A federal agency charged with defending the homeland has purchased 6,500 cryptographic smart cards to secure sensitive data stored on laptop computers.
Who is getting out of jail? What crimes are on the rise? Those questions are among those that are answered by visiting a unique Albuquerque Web site.
Wireless technology is helping locate missing children.
Riverside County, Calif., ups the ante to attract and keep quality staff.
Following the terrorist attacks, the FBI scrambles to put its IT program on the fast track.
Facial recognition cameras are stirring the pot of protest.
Crime analysis software avails itself to smaller Maryland agencies.
What you don't know may hurt you when dealing with a chemical, radiological or biological threat.
As access to state-held records becomes easier, citizens want to see the issue addressed. Increasingly, states are faced with making new rules in unfamiliar territory.