government public safety

How State and Local Governments can Enforce Social Distancing Policies and Better Protect Employees in the Community

Tara Gibson
March 25, 2020

While the U.S. remains behind most of the world in terms of the number of confirmed coronavirus infections per 100,000 citizens, state...

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The Benefits of Providing the Smart911 and Rave Prepare Service to Communities During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Mary Kate McGrath
March 25, 2020

Rave Prepare and Smart911 are services endorsed by thousands of public safety agencies and currently helps more than 45 million...

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What Does an Emergency Management Coordinator Do?

Tara Gibson
March 18, 2020

Behind the scenes, emergency management professionals work diligently to prepare for, prevent, and mitigate disasters and emergencies...

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March is American Red Cross Month

Amelia Marceau
March 18, 2020

For more than 75 years, U.S. Presidents have declared the month of March as Red Cross Month. The annual tradition was started by...

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How College Campuses Are Responding To The Coronavirus Outbreak

Mary Kate McGrath
March 16, 2020

On Tuesday, Harvard joined the growing number of colleges and universities canceling in-person classes and moving to a remote learning...

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Why School Safety is a Cross-Functional Responsibility

Tara Gibson
March 12, 2020

Across the United States K-12 schools and school districts are consistently working to improve school safety measures to combat...

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SchoolSafety.gov Launched: Here's 5 Things You Should Know

Tara Gibson
March 12, 2020

At first glance, the government's new school safety website looks little more than a collection of resources from various agencies...

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How To Manage Parade Safety

Mary Kate McGrath
March 11, 2020

On March 17, cities typically celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with food, music, dancing, and of course, parades. Each region will have...

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A Guide to Coronavirus Emergency Preparedness When Everyone is Looking to You for Answers

Andrea Lebron
March 10, 2020

Our guide to coronavirus emergency preparedness provides advice on how to stay reliably informed, share information with others, and...

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After the Ambulance Arrives: A Closer Look at Frequent Callers and The Impact on the Community

Mary Kate McGrath
March 04, 2020

In February, the fire department in San Rafael, California, launched a new program to respond to frequent non-emergency 9-1-1 calls,...

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Cities Can Be Punished for Not Reducing Homelessness

Tara Gibson
February 26, 2020

Homelessness is a serious problem for cities across the United States. According to the 2019 State of Homelessness in America Report...

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Protecting Victims From Intimate Partner Stalking

Mary Kate McGrath
February 19, 2020

In communities across the United States, domestic violence, also known as intimate partner violence, domestic abuse, or relationship...

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