Public Safety

As the National League of Cities explains, public safety is one of the core functions of local governments. Through the implementation of robust police, fire rescue and EMS services, governments ensure their communities are ready for whatever emergencies come their way. Policy initiatives likewise go hand in hand with public safety, including crime reduction strategies like community policing, environmental hazard plans, roadway safety and more.

As you ready yourself and your community for a heat wave, keep these tips in mind
The Heat and Health Index is a new tool that provides heat-health data at the ZIP code level
The American flag is considered a living symbol under federal law. We must treat it as such.
The guide offers a clear road map for organizations aiming to protect against hate crimes and terrorist threats
This year’s exercise simulated what it would take to help ensure mission-critical communication capabilities during a large-scale event with over 100,000 attendees, as well as during a cyber attack and a terrorist attack
Understand the distinction and implication of Congressionally Directed Spending and Community Project Funding
The bill mandates that the U.S. establishes safety standards for rechargeable lithium-ion batteries in devices like e-bikes to prevent fire risks
Sandy Munro, host of the Munro Live YouTube channel, explores the features and upfitting required to make a Tesla Model Y ready for law enforcement
In a concise one-hour course, participants will learn three essential steps to control bleeding
The guide is a reference tool for emergency managers and first responders interested in learning about the products, services and capabilities available with FirstNet, the nationwide public safety broadband network
The move would change marijuana from its current classification as a Schedule I drug, alongside heroin and LSD, to a Schedule III drug, alongside ketamine and some anabolic steroids
Teachers who want to carry must be approved by the school principal, school district and a local law enforcement agency, and must undergo a background check and training
This guide will help you submit a successful application, enabling your agency to meet its funding requirements and effectively tackle future challenges
Auditors also found that the board reimbursed fire departments for training courses without getting documentation on who provided the trainings and their qualifications
The time has come for electric vehicles in EMS