By Dr. Jarrod Sadulski
The recent destruction of Hurricane Dorian has left many across the country looking for ways to contribute to relief efforts. Follow these tips to ensure you are sending donations and resources to the right places instead of into the hands of criminals.
By Andrew Bell and Bruce Razey
The recent back-to-back shootings in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio show that the unthinkable can happen anywhere. Here are some of the steps police need to take immediately following such events to contain the incident and get responders and resources to where they're needed.
By Liam O'Brien
During an emergency response, the influx of raw location-based data can be overwhelming. Find out how operational dashboards can provide a visual presentation of data to help emergency managers make more informed decisions and create comprehensive strategies during a crisis.
By Leischen Stelter
An incident command system (ICS) can help establish proper command in a chaotic situation, even when multiple agencies respond. On this episode of the In Public Safety Matters podcast, find out how one agency adopted a modified ICS model to meet their needs.
By Joshua Kelley
Terrorists in the 26/11 Mumbai attacks demonstrated an unparalleled level of coordination and precision, allowing them to sustain the attacks for 60 hours. Lessons learned from 26/11 can help governments around the world to better prepare for, prevent, and respond to, such attacks.
By Drs. Kate Brannum and Michelle Watts
After a volcanic eruption in Guatemala, firefighters gave time, energy, and money out of their own pockets to keep response efforts going. AMU faculty members interviewed some of those firefighters about the country's reliance on volunteers for disaster response, despite the lack of government support and resources.