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By Anthony S. Mangeri

Today's emergency management teams must contend with diverse modern-day threats. Download this free online magazine to learn how we can prepare and coordinate response across multiple agencies and community stakeholders.


By Jennifer Bucholtz

The Golden State Killer's identity remained unknown for decades, until investigator Paul Holes submitted a sample of the killer's DNA to an ancestry site. Learn how Holes tracked down the primary suspect and how other cold cases could be solved in a similar way.

By Leischen Kranick

Interviewing a victim of trauma is different than interviewing suspects and witnesses. Certified FETI teaches police officers how trauma affects the brain and why it's important to adjust their interview techniques.


By Leischen Stelter

Prisoners at the federal Supermax prison have committed atrocious crimes that mean they will likely never be released. With no prospect of life beyond a prison cell, how did Warden Robert Hood go about interacting and making a difference in the lives of these prisoners?


Reflecting upon my friend’s story (and stories similar to hers) I am reminded of how complex issues such as immigration reform can easily be reduced to sound bites calling for blunt enforcement of border security law as it is written.

While it may seem that all we need to do is map out the station location and measure the percentage of the city that the station 4 and 8 minute zones would cover, there are many more issues that are intertwined with the number and location of stations. Some of the issues that are intertwined are budget, staffing, apparatus, and hazard analysis.

A bill has been proposed in California to train former inmates in Emergency Medical Services. Despite the recruitment problems EMS has been seeing, EMS would not be a good profession for those released from prison.

Emergency and disaster management briefing for June 20, 2018: Del Monte issues a voluntary recall for veggie trays that may be linked to people sickened by the Cyclospora parasite, American Airlines is struggling to restore normal operations following two computer glitches, the Trail Mountain Fire in Utah grows to over 14,680 acres amid bug-killed trees &ndash other news.

little brother

By Erik Kleinsmith

Citizens have long been warned of Big Brother, but in today's world, should concerns over privacy and surveillance be directed at Little Brother? Learn more about the non-governmental entities that are behind the Little Brother effect and how to protect your personal information.

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Dr. Jarrod Sadulski

Expert in Counter Terrorism and Criminology

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Technology and Forensics: The Future of Law Enforcement Sponsored By VACCINE

This On-Demand presentation focuses on the various types of forensics within the framework of training academies, colleges, and universities and how to prepare individuals for the shift from traditional to digital forensics including the use of an alternate interaction methodology, Visual Analytics by Demonstration, which allows people to provide visual demonstrations to interactively explore data in visual analytic applications.

Purdue University
Harnessing the Power of TEVUS: Assessing lone-wolf drone terror threats with the Terrorism and Extremist Violence in the United States (TEVUS) Portal Sponsored By Purdue University

This On-Demand presentation will introduce participants to the National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism (START), the TEVUS Portal, and the TEVUS Database. The Terrorism and Extremist Violence in the United States (TEVUS) Portal is a free, public-facing online interface and visualization tool that compiles behavioral, geographic, and temporal characteristics of extremist violence in the U.S. dating back to 1970.

American Military University (AMU)
Social Media and It’s Many Uses: From Information Collection to Humanitarian and Disaster Assistance, and More Sponsored By American Military University

The use of social media has become a vital part of information collection that contributes to the situational awareness of the intelligence, law enforcement, and other communities. As with any information collection method, there are inherent concerns with privacy and oversight. This On-Demand presentation will look at procedures and challenges associated with collecting data through social media.


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