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Riding Into the Hot Zone

First responders have become acutely conscious of the importance of interoperable command, control and communications. Today, they have a variety of options when choosing the vehicles that will support them on the scene.

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On the Perimeter

Perimeter security has come a long way in terms of technologies and techniques. But one major question remains.

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Setting the Standards for Security

Protecting public facilities is an immense task, but for nearly a decade a federal committee has been making steady progress in its efforts to protect the federal government’s leased buildings—and the people inside them.

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Mexico reacts

President George Bush’s border security plan, announced on May 15, provoked a range of responses in Mexico, but some common points became immediately apparent.

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Local First Responders: America’s First Line of Defense

Recently, responders and academics have trumpeted multiple emergencies as the next big threat to American security. These new threats include avian influenza, massive hurricanes and devastating earthquakes. Global media produce hundreds of stories calling attention to these looming disasters.

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The future of FEMA

This much seems certain: The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is likely to stay within the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and not return to its status as an independent cabinet-level agency as it was before the department’s creation. The homeland security committees in both the House and the Senate oppose shifting FEMA resources out of the department, but that may be about all they agree on at the moment.

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