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RaCERS Director Contributes to National Police Foundation report on Fire/EMS response to Pulse Nightcub Attack

RaCERS Director Contributes to National Police Foundation report on Fire/EMS response to Pulse Nightcub Attack

RaCERS Director Charles Jennings co-authored an after-action report (AAR) for the National Police Foundation. The National Police Foundation was contracted...

High-Rise Safety Event A Success: Featured International Experts, Cutting Edge Discussion

High-Rise Safety Event A Success: Featured International Experts, Cutting Edge Discussion

The Christian Regenhard Center held a day-long conference bringing together experts from the US, Canada, and Australia to assess the...

Jake Pauls presented with inaugural award at High-Rise Building Safety Conference

Jake Pauls presented with inaugural award at High-Rise Building Safety Conference

Jake Pauls, pioneer of over 50 years of research, consulting, and advocacy on issues of pedestrian movement, building evacuation, and...

FInal Program Announced for October 18 High-Rise Conference

FInal Program Announced for October 18 High-Rise Conference

RaCERS is pleased to announce the final program for its October 18 day-long conference on tall building safety. A distinguished...

Columbia University Engineering, RaCERS Co-Organize Workshop on First Responder Data Needs

Columbia University Engineering, RaCERS Co-Organize Workshop on First Responder Data Needs

RaCERS Faculty Norman Groner presents on first responder information needs at the Workshop on Human-Centric Automation of Information, Coordination, and...

RaCERS Fall Seminars announced: Kelly McKinney, High Rise Conference, Columbia Schlegelmilch on Resilience

RaCERS Fall Seminars announced: Kelly McKinney, High Rise Conference, Columbia Schlegelmilch on Resilience

RaCERS announces its Fall 2018 seminar series, featuring three events: September 27 — Kelly McKinney discusses his new book Moment...

RaCERS Faculty Groner, Jennings included in edited volume New York After 9/11

RaCERS Faculty Groner, Jennings included in edited volume New York After 9/11

RaCERS faculty Norman Groner and Charles Jennings contributed to the newly published collection New York After 9/11 edited by John...

Director represents RaCERS at International First Responder Technology Forum

Director represents RaCERS at International First Responder Technology Forum

Director Charles Jennings attended the Stakeholder Summit of the International Forum to Advance First Responder Innovation (IFAFRI) held in Washington,...

RaCERS marks passing of Ron Spadafora, Assistant Chief with FDNY, John Jay College alum

RaCERS marks passing of Ron Spadafora, Assistant Chief with FDNY, John Jay College alum

Ron Spadafora (BS ’86), a 40-year veteran of the FDNY and Assistant Chief of Fire Prevention, succumbed to his battle...

Len Garis’ Opioid Response Lecture Slides, Video now online.

Len Garis’ Opioid Response Lecture Slides, Video now online.

Slide handouts and a video of the lecture by Len Garis, Fire Chief in Surrey, BC and Affiliated Faculty at...