Communities are preparing residents to handle natural disasters in the absence of emergency responders.
Public safety organizations are building large-scale training facilities to expose emergency responders to real-world challenges.
Climate change is expected to bring radical increases in global temperatures. This shift in weather conditions can influence human behavior and affect the work of law enforcement.
Active participation by mental health professionals in crisis response helps law enforcement agencies address the rise in fatal encounters with severely mentally ill.
Rather than rely on prescribed responses, police departments and academies are recognizing the benefits of asking officers to solve real-world challenges during training.
Technological advancements may enhance the role of dogs in emergency response by augmenting their natural senses and communication with handlers.
A new policy is requiring federal agencies to record interrogations with suspects. The new rule should protect law enforcement and detainees alike.
Since 1983, the FBI's Hostage Rescue Team has trained to respond to terrorism, kidnappings and other extreme situations.
The Army is considering a new strategy to prioritize lighter, more efficient equipment.
Helmet cameras for firefighters may be used to reform practices and even create training videos.