DomPrep Journal

 

TOXIC

Featured in this issue: Beyond Paris - A Growing Terrorist Threat, By Richard Schoeberl; Public Healths Role Beyond Biologicals, By Audrey Mazurek & Raphael M. Barishansky; Next-Generation, Layered Security Screening, By David W. Cullin; Keeping It Simple - Low-Cost Technologies With High Payoffs, By Timothy Moshier; New Decontamination Resource - Information & Expertise, By Craig DeAtley; How the Nation Is Failing in Public Health Preparedness, By Patrick Rose; Bringing the Gold Standard to the Front Line, By Christopher Petty

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TECHNOLOGY

Featured in this issue: Technology Development & Science-Based Solutions, By Rachel Bartholomew & Richard Ozanich; Technology vs. Good Planning & Training, By Steven P. Bucci; The Continuing Battle Over Privacy vs. Security, By Ellen C. Cornelius; Rural Idaho  Research Tools & Training Exercises, By Darin Letzring; Virtual Exercises  A Cost-Effective Option, By Dawn Thomas; Running to the Police, Not Away From Them, By Rodrigo (Roddy) Moscoso; Modular Solutions for Compounding Pharmacies & Biosafety Facilities, By Jessica Brown & Allan Swan

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POLITICS

Featured in this issue: A Case for Political Leadership in Disaster Response & Recovery, By Jason McNamara; Political Realities of Legislation for Extreme Events, By Andrea Boland; In Honor of National Preparedness Month, By DomesticPreparedness; Congress to Decide Funding for Public Health Emergencies, By Lamar Hasbrouck; Role of Local Government in Counter-Radicalization, By Romeo B. Lavarias; Public Health & Political Knowledge, By Raphael M. Barishansky; The Politics of Presidential Disaster Declarations, By Kay C. Goss; A Federal Agencys Journey to Protect Its Workforce From Infectious Diseases, By Robert J Roller; The Politics of School Safety & Security, By Wayne P. Bergeron

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Train For Real Life

In June 2015, DomPrep was invited to take an exclusive inside look at the Center for Domestic Preparedness, a training facility that offers something beneficial to all of DomPreps readers. After spending a week in Anniston, Alabama, DomPreps Kimberly Arsenault and Catherine Feinman compiled this comprehensive supplement with text, photos, and podcasts of the experience they had at the training facility.

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Recovery

Featured in this issue: Having the Right Tools to Shorten Periods of Chaos, By Gordon Hunter; Screening Risk Analysis Tools for Resilience of Critical Infrastructure & Regions, By Jerry P. Brashear & Paula Scalingi; Correlation Between Land Use Decisions & Recovery Efforts, By Charles Perino; New York Citys Commodities Distribution & Recovery Planning, By Paula M. Carlson & Thomas F. Healy; Planning for Recovery: The Public Health Perspective, By Marc Barbiere; Setting & Maintaining Realistic Recovery Expectations, By Stephen Grainer

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On-Scene

Featured in this issue: Response Management: Back to Basics, By Stephen Grainer; No Defensive Strategy to Address a Growing Terrorist Threat, By Richard Schoeberl; Superheroes in Waiting: Emergent First Responders, By Wayne P. Bergeron; What It Takes to Be a Public Health Emergency Preparedness Professional, By Raphael M. Barishansky; Dangerous Suicides, By Stuart K. Cameron; Apples & Oranges  Understanding Curies & REM in Radiation Sources, By Jeffrey D. Williams; Local Public Healths Role in Large-Scale Chemical Incidents, By Rachel Schulman; National Laboratory Support for First Responders Biodetection Needs, By Richard M. Ozanich & Cynthia J. Bruckner-Lea; Operation Twister  Exercising Disaster Behavioral Response, By Craig DeAtley

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Lessons

Featured in this issue: Riots  When Civil Rights Protests Lose Civility, By Robert Maloney; Baltimore Unrest  Police Lessons Learned on the Fly, By Melissa Hyatt; How to Change Response Tactics in Times of Civil Unrest, By Michael E. Cox Jr.; Serving the Underserved  No Matter What, By Jayna Powell; Civil Disturbance Resilience  Planning, Technology & Partnerships, By Vincent B. Davis; The History & Reality of the National Guard, By Aaron Sean Poynton; Promoting Positive Policing Approaches In Communities of Color, By James Chip Coldren Jr. & Rachel Mathieu; Leadership: Building Better Response Efforts in the Future, By Marc A. DeSimone Sr.; What Baltimore's Recent Civil Unrest Can Teach Emergency Planners, By Anthony S. Mangeri

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COMMUNICATION

Featured in this issue: What the Future Holds for Communications Interoperability, By Steve Cohan; How to Deploy an Ethical Cybercommunications Program, By Anyck Turgeon; Critical Elements for Creating a Dialogue, By Charles Werner; Football, Golf & an Integrated Public Safety Information Network, By Janusz Wasiolek; InfraGard  Over 400 Sector Chiefs in 84 Chapters, By Sheri Donahue; Gyrocopters & Other Rapidly Developing Threats, By Rodrigo (Roddy) Moscoso; Defining & Working With 21st Century Mass Media, By Anthony S. Mangeri; Survey Results: Bridging the Public-Private Sector Divide, By Catherine Feinman.

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Collaboration

Featured in this issue: Making Collaboration Work  Enablers & Barriers, By Bruce Martin; Collaborations Real-World Challenges, By Sarah Tidman; The Public Health Response Solution (or at Least a Bridge), By Greg Burel; The Evolution of Planning for Animals in Disasters, By Elizabeth Serca-Dominguez & Richard Green; Prepare Them While They Are Young, By Shay Simmons & Ryan Easton; People With Disabilities  Laws, Plans & Partnerships, By Kendall A. Leser; Cultural Communities: Small Considerations Equal Big Benefits, By Wayne P. Bergeron; Disaster Preparedness & Response Require Having Faith, By Raphael M. Barishansky & Audrey Mazurek; Relying on Good Fortune  Not an Acceptable Preparedness Strategy, By Robert C. Hutchinson; The Ebola Phone  Coalitions & Communication, By Margaret Davis; A Proven Method for Public-Private Virtual Collaboration, By Christina Fabac & Chas Eby; How One Enterprise Ensures Medical Products for Emergencies, By David R. Howell & Joanna M. Prasher

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TRAINING CHALLENGE

Featured in this issue: Training Challenge - Choosing the Best Learning Approach, By Glen Rudner; Learning How to Provide Tactical Medical Support Under Fire, By Philip J. Beck; Financial Planning for the Next Ebola Threat, By Chris N. Mangal; Cadet Programs - Mending Police-Community Relations, By Samuel Johnson; Hospital Threats - More to Address Than Just Donning & Doffing, By Craig DeAtley; Transitioning From Routine to Disaster, By Tanya Ferraro; Adrift - The No-Win Scenario in Responder Training, By Joseph Cahill; Preparedness: Moving Beyond the Stockpiling of Stuff, By Andrew Roszak; Pittsburgh: Traffic-Stop Training to Prevent Police Officer Ambushes, By Zoë Thorkildsen; Ongoing Training Needs: Virginias Solution, By Stephen Grainer

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