https://www.govthink.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/windy-palm.jpg 600 900 Don Pinkston http://govthink.wpengine.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/GovThink-Logo-Green.png Don Pinkston2020-05-08 15:43:382020-05-08 20:50:58Why You Should Start Preparing for the Next Emergency Now
While much of the country’s attention has been held captive by the COVID-19 crisis, the severe-weather summer months are just around the corner. Hurricanes, tornadoes and wildfires are expected to increase in frequency and magnitude. What does that mean for municipalities and how can they prep for the next emergency while in the middle of another?
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Washington State had the first diagnosed case of COVID-19 in the country, and it hit us pretty hard right from the get-go, particularly in the Puget Sound area. Valley Communications 911 provides dispatching services for twenty-four police,…
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The COVID-19 pandemic has led to unique circumstances most generations have never experienced before. Previously, when law enforcement used the term “shelter in place,” it typically involved an active shooter or ongoing violent situation.…
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It’s too early to predict what the long-term changes stemming from COVID-19 will look like for local municipalities and the nation at large. However, one thing is certain to be true for whatever the new normal brings. From a macro perspective,…
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Rhode Island State Police has sought innovative ways to combat the opioid crisis that's devastating the nation. They might have found one. Read the article by Rhode Island State Police Captain Matthew Moynihan.
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The opioid crisis has devastated communities from coast to coast, presenting a unique challenge to law enforcement on how best to respond. Hear what police chiefs and other law enforcement leaders are saying about how technology is changing public safety's approach to solving the opioid epidemic and allowing them to help their communities more effectively.
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Nearly every American knows someone who has been affected by any number of public safety issues, whether theft of personal data, a natural disaster or the opioid epidemic. With better crime data reporting, however, that number could be lower. …
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Hurricanes can be costly, life-threatening events. Until one makes landfall, however, it’s difficult to know just how much damage it can cause. With these 4 proper planning and preparation tips, local government agencies are better positioned to mitigate potential risks and ensure the safety of their citizens and communities.
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Due to the worst barrage of wildfires in recent history, more and more people are learning firsthand the unprecedented levels of destruction wildfires can bring to communities, destroying everything from homes to businesses to lives. If…