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EDITORIAL: Emergency Alert Systems Still Need a Major Upgrade

They used reverse 911 calls, emergency announcements on TV and radio, opt-in text message systems and Amber alert-style cellphone warnings ... But 10 months later, state and local officials still need ... read more

PD Editorial: McGuire, Levine and Wood deliver for the North Bay

When you follow a story, the next time a related article is published — it could be days, weeks or months — you'll receive an email informing you of the update ... to new laws requiring better ... read more

Blizzard update: CDOT says U.S. 34 east of Greeley reopened, Waste Management suspends trash services Thursday

Weld County Emergency Management Director Roy Rudisill said Weld County has not had need for ... now on accident alert, joining a variety of other local agencies on accident alert, according to a news ... read more

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‘Wrong button’ sends out false missile alert

It’s clear that the process to alert the public of a false missile warning needs to be improved, and we will do our best to ensure that this occurs.” UPDATE: 1:25 p.m. Gov. David Ige and the head of ... read more


An App For Mapping Crime, or Urban Paranoia?

As Jealous says, an app like this can—at its best—complement existing emergency services and empower residents with the information they need ... a new alert on the worker who threatened to burn down ... read more

PD Editorial: Getting ready for the next wildfire

Still ... including our own — need to start hardening themselves against future fires. That means preparing homes for fires the way we already do for earthquakes and floods. It also means developing ... read more

In-depth Bay County update from Alert Bay for Wednesday October 17

All wastewater systems are still highly vulnerable ... For safety reasons, Peoples Gas or emergency personnel may need to turn off some customers’ service at the meter. If customers find their gas ... read more

Charisse Stinson: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

They all received an emergency alert ... Undestad, Major Seale, and Investigations Lieutenant Block meeting after the 11AM briefing near the Department’s Mobile Command Post. “If he was taken by an ... read more

Massive 7.0 earthquake causes significant damage in Southcentral Alaska

4:10 p.m. Update: The Trans Alaska Pipeline system has been restarted as ... Several aftershocks of diminishing strength, but still significant, were felt. Directly following the massive quake, an ... read more

Clear Channel still haunted by Minot toxic spill disaster

"You need to stay ... in early May, the police department had not added a proper encoder link to the "EAS system and a radio receiver they had provided to the station long ago." In addition, ... read more

A Consolidated 911 Dispatch Has Local Police Agencies Working Together More Than Ever

If there’s a robbery in Jeffersonville and a nearby Clarksville Police Department ... alert on his or her computer. The alert will automatically show which agencies — in this case EMS and police — ... read more

FPL should give Hurricane Irma sufferers more information | Editorial

With that upgrade ... emergency communications centers and major thoroughfares. It’s the fourth step — the focus on specific neighborhoods — that needs to be fleshed out. FPL seems reluctant to share ... read more



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