DomPrep Journal

 

'C' Is For Credentials, Time is of The Essence

The Development of National Standards for Credentialing, By Diana Hopkins; A New and Challenging Era for Rural Homeland Security, By Jonathan A. Dudek; Emergency Services Credentialing: FEMA Leads the Way, By Kay C. Goss; Qualifications, Credentials, and a Need for Speed, By Glen Rudner; National Recovery Doctrine: The Next Preparedness Frontier, By Dennis R. Schrader; EMS: Increased Emphasis on the Medical Aspect, By Joseph Cahill; Responding to Incidents in a Neighboring Port, By Corey Ranslem; Fusion Centers & Public Health Agencies: Unlikely or Natural Partners?, By Adam Bulava; Managing the SNS Stockpile: A Case Study, By Joseph Cahill; and California, Connecticut, and Texas, By Adam McLaughlin

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Special Event Security, Defending Against CBRNE

Featured in this issue: London 2012: Protecting the Olympic Games, By Andy Oppenheimer; NSSEs, Non-NSSEs - And the Security Risks Involved, By Neil C. Livingstone; Emergency Management & Special Events: Challenges, Support, Best Practices, By Kay C. Goss; Providing Systems Engineering Support to State & Local Jurisdictions, By Dennis R. Schrader; Security Planning for Major Events, By Joseph Watson & Joseph Trindal; Protecting the Super Bowl - A Perfect Defense Is Mandatory, By Diana Hopkins; Special Events: Reality TV for Training & Exercises, By Joseh Cahill; The PPO & Surge Capacity: A Different Type of "Insurance", By John Burke; A Global Sensor Network for Disaster Warnings, By Diana Hopkins; and Kentucky, Kansas, Washington, D.C., & Wisconsin, By Adam McLaughlin

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Plan, Train, Exercise Then Practice, Practice, Practice

Featured in this issue: On-Scene Report: Safe Is the PATH of True Preparedness, By Adam McLaughlin; EMS and Suicide Bombings  Some Potentially Deadly Considerations, By Raphael Barishansky; NLE-09: A Major Test for the Obama Administration, By Dennis Schrader; The Now Possible Dream: Communications Interoperability, By Kay C. Goss; Trauma & Burn Centers  Coping with MCI Disasters, By Theodore Tully; When Disaster Strikes: Duty First  Then Remembrance and Reflection, By Joseph Cahill; Ice Storm 2009: Kentucky's Regional Response, By Margaret Riggs; NIMS: Not a Once and Done Proposition, By Stephen Grainer; ServNC Shapes Quick Response to Icy Kentucky, By Ann Marie Brown & Jeffrey Peterson; and Washington, South Carolina, Texas, and Louisiana, By Adam McLaughlin

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An Endangered World, Running Out of Time?

Featured in this issue: Worst-Case Scenario: Pakistan Falls to the Taliban, By Neil C. Livingstone; Preparing for the Worst in Cyber Security, By Amit Yoran; The Beslan School Massacre - A Threat with No Easy Solutions, By Patrick D. Bird & Michael Alswede; Isolation, Quarantine, and the Compression of Time, By Joseph Cahill; Field Testing or LRN Laboratories  Why Not Both?, By Rob Schnepp; License Plate Readers: Automated Situational Awareness, By Rodrigo (Roddy) Moscoso; A Change in Fashions for the Well-Suited Responder, By Glen Rudner; Mass Prophylaxis: The Brass Ring of Public-Health Preparedness, By Bruce Clements; Questions of Preparedness: A Spring of Tragedy for Law Enforcement, By Joseph Trindal; Massachusetts, California, Montana, and New York, By Adam McLaughlin

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Ensuring Food Safety, Strengthen the Supply Chain

Featured in this Issue: A Consuming Need: Improved Security in the Food Chain, By Steven Harrison; Food Safety: A Few Questions for the U.S. Government, By Diana Hopkins; Needed: More Effective Resources for Homeland Security, By Dennis R. Schrader; Hospital Security Planning: Operational & Technological Considerations, By Craig DeAtley; Double the Trouble: H5N1 + Cat 3 Complications, By Ann Marie Brown & Jeffrey Peterson; First-Person Report - Operation "CAMCO" and How It Grew, By John J. Burke; TWIC Program Close to Full Implementation, By Corey Ranslem; Green Building + Greater Safety = Survival, By Joseph Cahill; Funding & Capabilities: A New Look at DHS Grants, By Timothy Beres; and New Mexico, California, Minnesota, and Texas, By Adam McLaughlin

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TIMs - TICs - Toxic, And Too Close To Home

Featured in this issue: The EMS Role in Chemical-Release Incidents, Joseph Cahill; The Friendly Neighborhood Chemical Weapons Store, Adam Montella; Is Al Qaeda Seeking Weapons of Mass Destruction?, Neil C. Livingstone; Pandemic Preparedness: Strategies to Protect the State Workforce, David G. Henry; Everyone Must Go: The Anatomy of an Evacuation, Joseph Cahill; NIMS & ICS - A Road Map for U.S. Health Departments, Raphael Barishansky; Mexico's Narco-Civil War: Porous and Perilous - The U.S./Mexican Border Situation, Joseph Trindal; DHS - Moving Forward; And Moving Out, Kay C. Goss; Pamper and Protect: A Professional's Guide to Personal-Security Details, Derrick Mayes & Cynthia Tsai; Bioterrorism Exercise: A Taste of the Real Thing, Stephanie Ostrowski & Crystal Castillo; and South Carolina, Texas, Colorado, & Missouri, Adam McLaughlin

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Bravo Zulu, Heroes on the Hudson

Featured in this issue: Worst-Case Preparedness and a Real-Life Miracle, Adam McLaughlin; Incident Management Teams: A Blueprint for Success, William MacKay; Surge Prerequisites: Plans, Practice, Preparations, Theodore (Ted) Tully; Mergers, Volunteerism, and Cost Considerations, Joseph Cahill; New Focus on Private-Sector Preparedness Standards, Diana Hopkins; "Wetware" and Other Technologies Supported Obama Inauguration, Rodrigo (Roddy) Moscoso; Situational Awareness the Key: Deterring Pirate Attacks Against Merchant Ships, Corey D. Ranslem; and Tennessee, Illinois, California, & Texas, Adam McLaughlin

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Mumbai, The Lessons Learned

Featured in this issue: The Mumbai Attacks - Lessons for the Western World, Joseph Trindal; Mumbai: Implications for the West, Neil C. Livingstone; Emerging Infections and Their Impact on EMS, Raphael Barishansky; Changes and Clarification - NIMS Upgrade Released, Stephen Grainer; Cold Calculations and the Search for Inner Warmth, Joseph Cahill; How the NDMS Can Be Made More Effective, Michael Allswede; No Time to Cut Back on Safety - The Cost Is Too High, Warren K. Brown; and California, Ohio, Kansas, & Louisiana, Adam McLaughlin

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Following the Storm, The Heroic Aftermath

Featured in this Issue: The Human Dimension: Identifying and Treating Disaster-Related Stress, Kay C. Goss; Hospital Security:An Age-Old Problem Becomes Increasingly Important, Craig DeAtley; Safety: Those Who Stay Behind, Joseph Cahill; Litigation Trends Regarding Security, Neil C. Livingstone; Coming: An Upgrading of Security Standards for Rail Transit, Diana Hopkins; Preparing for the Unknown, Christina M. Flowers; DHS STEPs Forward to Identify NIMS Technology, Rodrigo (Roddy) Moscoso; Important Homeland Security Input: High-Ranking PNSR Group Releases Its Final Report, Martin (Marty) Masiuk; and Indiana, Massachusetts, Florida, & North Dakota, Adam McLaughlin

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BioPreparedness - An Unending Search

Featured in this Issue: ATACS, CDC, and Bioterrorism Preparedness, Joe Posid; H5N1: Still Waiting in the Wings - An Updated Assessment of the Pandemic Flu Threat, Steven Harrison; Emergency Operations Centers: The Heartbeat of Disaster Management, Kay C. Goss; Underground, Under Water, and Under Heavy Pressure, Adam McLaughlin; Filling the Equipment Inventory: Some Relevant Questions, Joseph Cahill; Multipurpose Buildings: A Towering Challenge for Security Planners, Neil Livingstone; TERT Takes Toxic Approach to Emergency Response, Shannon Arledge; A Mutual Trust: The Fallout from Katrina; the Effect on Gustav, Joseph Cahill; Offshore Facilities: Growing Vulnerabilities in the Maritime Environment, Joseph DiRenzo III and Christopher Doane; An Open Letter to the President-Elect, Martin (Marty) Masiuk; and Maryland, Texas, Georgia, & California, Adam McLaughlin

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