Emergency Managers Must Be Educated, Not Just Trained

May 3rd, 2013 in Uncategorized

In his May 1st Managing Crisis blog, Lucien Canton discusses the need for the field of Emergency Management to evolve from from a tightly focused area of training to one of “professionalized” education.

Milford Safety Drill Trains Staff To Respond In Active Shooter Situations

March 18th, 2013 in Uncategorized

Full-Scale Safety Drill Trains Milford Staff To Respond In Case Of Gunman

MILFORD, Mass. (AP) — Milford High School teacher Amy Allegrezza is used to doing school safety drills, but this one was different.

For one thing, she heard the sounds of real gunshots coming from a police officer running down the hallways firing blanks from a .38-caliber handgun. more…

Video from WBZ-TV CBSBoston.com 3/15/2013

40,000 Without Power In MA After Blizzard

February 12th, 2013 in In the News

http://boston.cbslocal.com/2013/02/12/40000-without-power-in-mass-after-blizzard/

U.S., U.K. Officials Working With Algeria on Hostages

January 18th, 2013 in In the News

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323468604578249350514727478.html

Flu Season Has Boston Declaring Health Emergency

January 10th, 2013 in In the News

http://www.wbur.org/2013/01/09/flu-boston

Taking to the air on hunt for dirty bomb threats

January 10th, 2013 in In the News

http://security.blogs.cnn.com/2013/01/07/radiation-scanning-helicopter-surveys-washington/

American Public Health Association (APHA) Abstracts Due Feb 4-8th

January 3rd, 2013 in In the News

Encouraging all current and former HEM students to apply!

HEM work will most likely fall under the section titled:

Injury Control and Emergency Health Services

Jefferson County Homeland Security & Emergency Management January 2013 Newsletter

January 2nd, 2013 in In the News

JCHSEM January 2013 Newsletter

Randy Hunt interviews Peter Wack, Chief of Police, about school safety in Sandwich

January 1st, 2013 in In the News

http://youtu.be/k2FUV-H-G00

Addressing School Security

December 18th, 2012 in Uncategorized

School Security
NECN
Kevin “Kip” Thomas, PhD, director, Master of Science in Healthcare Emergency Management Program