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  • Policewoman talking to two young girls and smiling, emphasizing the importance of drills and training in emergency response.

The Importance of Drills and Training in Emergency Response

The DOJ Uvalde School Shooting Response and Ohio Active Shooter Drill underscored how preparedness, communication, and a cohesive partnership between regional agencies make all the difference when responding to a crisis. Read on to hear from a leading School Safety expert on the importance of drills and training, and discover the School District setting a new standard for safety preparedness.         School Safety Expert Craig Miller on the Importance of Drills and...

February 26th, 2024|
  • Homeland Preparedness K9 Units at Excelsior Challenge

First responders train with new technology at N.Y.’s largest emergency response exercise

Monday, September 19, 2016 by Tracy Rozens More than 100 first responders gathered in New York this week for the state’s largest emergency response training exercise featuring realistic scenarios inspired by terrorist threats in the United States and abroad and utilizing the newest communications technology for law enforcement. The Excelsior Challenge took place over three days at the 700-acre State Preparedness Training Center in Oriskany, N.Y. Bomb squads, canine handlers, tactical team officers and emergency...

September 19th, 2016|