The versatility of drones entices state and local law enforcement agencies, but they need to address the public's concerns before moving forward.
The hidden price of legacy technology is motivating law enforcement departments to try cloud computing—Software as a Service (SaaS), in particular—to bring down costs and increase flexibility.
The president's 2015 State of the Union highlights potential changes to cybersecurity, education and community Internet access.
To protect cities against the effects of increasingly volatile weather, officials are examining how best to alter infrastructures to mitigate storm damage.
Envisage Technologies continued to expand its partnerships and product features in 2014, further establishing itself as the leading software company for the public safety training and compliance industry.
This year marked notable advancements in training protocols for first responder disciplines, including law enforcement agents, emergency workers and even school teachers.
Agencies across the U.S. have adopted and expanded measures to improve disaster preparation in 2014, from cross-training professionals to implementing policies that promote continuous assessment.
While departments evaluate the appropriateness of police militarization, researchers are looking for ways to improve the communication and judgment of officers who face stressful encounters with potentially lethal threats.
As 2014 comes to an end, many technologies—including drones, body cameras and virtual shooting ranges—stood out that promise to improve the safety and performance of first responder professionals.
The 30 Days, 30 Ways Challenge, an online game run by CRESA, encourages people and organizations to prepare for disasters by completing daily tasks.