“The proliferation of miniaturized sensors, affordable UAS and Internet of Things (IoT) devices can make a tremendous impact on first responder safety, connectivity, and situational awareness. However, if the technology doesn’t seamlessly share data, it loses its viability within the public safety sector,” said S&T’s NGFR Program Manager John Merrill.

DHS S&T Demos Integration of First Responder Technologies (Video)

More ruggedized protective equipment. Reliable and interoperable communications. The capability to filter vast amounts of data. These are all things the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T)...
RapidSOS is ushering in a new age of emergency communication and personal safety.

Haven Ushers in a Radical Evolution of 911 Service (Videos – Learn More)

RapidSOS Haven, a ground-breaking safety and security app, is now available for download on iOS and Android devices. In an emergency, Haven provides dispatchers and first responders with critical information, accelerating response...
Local firefighters use the ERG to correctly assess the safety precautions recommended for a hazardous materials response in transportation

Hazmat Accident? Check the 2016 Emerg Response Guide

by PHMSA Administrator Marie Therese Dominguez When approaching the scene of any severe accident, the assessments and decisions made by first responders is critical. Their vigilance remains just as important when arriving...
Based on their 911 system knowledge and support expertise, Manatee County selected Carousel to strengthen public safety communications and capabilities in the community.

Manatee County 911 Chooses Carousel Public Safety

Carousel Industries Public Safety Practice recently completed a significant upgrade in Manatee County, Fla. to provide the county and its residents with a next-generation 911 call processing solution. Based on their 911...
MADRA

Mid Atlantic Disaster Recovery Assoc Meeting 4/21

Please join us for MADRA's 95th meeting on Thursday, April 21, 2016 from 11:30 AM - 2:00 PM.  The meeting will be held at the Montgomery County Office of Emergency Management...
Harley-Davidson

“Thank you” Event to Military & First Responders

At a venue known for speed – Daytona International Speedway – Harley-Davidson took a moment to slow down and say "thank you," inviting a group of military personnel and first responders...
TRITAN 365

TRITAN UV Battery-Operated for Field Forensics

The Spectroline® TRITAN™ 365 (P/N TRI-365MHB) TRITAN™ 365 (P/N TRI-365MHB) is a powerful, field-ready, battery-operated forensic inspection lamp. This ultra-high intensity, broad-beam, multi-LED UV lamp is perfect for on scene forensic investigations....
criminal aliens

Apply Today – Award Funding for 1st Responders

Deadline for Application March 9 Applications are now being accepted through March 9, 2016 for the NextGen First Responder Technologies solicitation, an opportunity for joint-funding by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS)...
INTREPID NETWORKS

Sonim, ESChat & Intrepid Equipped LA-RICS with Ultra-Rugged Smartphones/Mission-Critical Apps at 127th Roses Parade

Sonim Technologies, SLA Corporation and Intrepid Networks teamed up to provide Los Angeles County First Responders with ultra-rugged smartphone technology during the 127th annual Tournament of Roses in Pasadena, which drew...
First Responders

January Twitter Chat: First Responders, Can you see us now?

In an emergency, broadband networks can quickly become overwhelmed. This makes passing vital data such as messages, pictures and videos, nearly impossible. Since losing communication is not an option for responders,...