Spring Seminar Series Continues with Political Extremism, Changing Threat Environment

The Christian Regenhard Center for Emergency Response Studies (RaCERS) is pleased to announce dates for its upcoming Spring events:

On Wednesday, April 14 three experts will discuss the challenges of political extremism within public safety and the public service.

Mike German, Brennan Center for Justice, New York University

Donald Patrick Haider-Markel, Chair Dept. of Political Science, Kansas University

Clark Kimerer, Moderator, Advisory Board Member, Christian Regenhard Center for Emergency Response Studies (RaCERS); Center for Homeland Defense, Naval Postgraduate School

This event is co-sponsored by the Center on Terrorism.

The second event, on May 19, will convene a panel of EMS experts to discuss the changing threat profile facing EMS and fire personnel. Prior to the covid-19 pandemic, there were concerns about increasing violence directed against EMS personnel. More recently, reports of assaults on EMS And fire personnel have become almost daily occurrences.

Panelists include:

Scott Cormier, Vice President, Emergency Management, Environment of Care and Safety, Medexcel

Daniel Gerard, President-Elect IAMESC

Brian McGuire, Clinical Associate Professor, University of Maryland, Baltimore County

Paul Maniscalco, IAMESC President Emeritus, EMS/Emergency Management Consultant

Dave Mitchell, Fire Chief, Arvada, Colorado

John Sinclair, Fire Chief, Kittitas Valley Fire Rescue (WA)

This event is co-sponsored by the International Association of EMS Managers.

Register for both events at Christian Regenhard Center for Emergency Response Studies (RaCERS) Events | Eventbrite

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