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RaCERS coordinated a FEMA Region III-sponsored Tabletop Exercise

RaCERS coordinated a FEMA Region III-sponsored Tabletop Exercise

March 2016 – “RaCERS coordinated a FEMA Region III-sponsored Tabletop Exercise” RaCERS coordinated a FEMA Region III-sponsored Tabletop Exercise” (TTX)...

RaCERS Senior Fellow presents High-Rise Evacuation Strategies

RaCERS Senior Fellow presents High-Rise Evacuation Strategies

January 2016 –RaCERS Senior Fellow presents High-Rise Evacuation Strategies Norman Groner presented on “A Simple Decision Model for Managing the...

Critical Incident Stress and Law Enforcement: Peer Response

Critical Incident Stress and Law Enforcement: Peer Response

November 2015 – “Critical Incident Stress and Law Enforcement: Peer Response” Critical Incident Stress and cumulative effects of trauma are...

Homeland Security Training in New York State

Homeland Security Training in New York State

October 2015 – “Homeland Security Training in New York State” Rick Mathews, Director of the National Center for Security and...

Dangerous Views: 21st Century Challenges in Tall Building Fire Safety

Dangerous Views: 21st Century Challenges in Tall Building Fire Safety

October 2015 – “Dangerous Views: 21st Century Challenges in Tall Building Fire Safety” The College organized a day-long event devoted...

RaCERS organizes, chairs panel on law enforcement technology transfer

RaCERS organizes, chairs panel on law enforcement technology transfer

October 2015 –RaCERS organizes, chairs panel on law enforcement technology transfer at IACP 2015 RaCERS organized and moderated a panel...

Past, Present, and Future Roles of FEMA

Past, Present, and Future Roles of FEMA

September 2015 – “Past, Present, and Future Roles of FEMA”  On September 18th, Jerome Hatfield, Regional Administrator (Region II) of...

RaCERS supports FEMA Region II

RaCERS supports FEMA Region II

September 2015 –RaCERS supports FEMA Region II in Continuity of Operations (COOP) Tabletop Exercise (TTX) RaCERS staff developed and helped...

RaCERS Director present finding of pipeline safety research

RaCERS Director present finding of pipeline safety research

April 2015 –RaCERS Director present finding of pipeline safety research at the Fire Department Instructor’s Conference Charles Jennings presented results...

RaCERS-authored Guide on Pipeline Emergency Communications Released

RaCERS-authored Guide on Pipeline Emergency Communications Released

January 2015 The Transportation Research Board of the National Academies releases report on planning communications for emergency responders and pipeline...