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Jobs: Hagerty Consulting

This company is expanding in the emergency management field. Eric Holdeman | October 16, 2015  Homeland security funding is not what it once was for state and local jurisdictions.  Back in the heyday, it was $3.2 billion annually.  Even cops and firefighters could not spend it all on buying “toys for boys.” So that left some […]

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Cook County Active Threat Preparation

Cook County takes active threat preparation seriously. Hagerty is working closely with first responders and stakeholders throughout Cook County on active threat preparation, and as part of this work, Hagerty helped organize and run an emergency response drill based on the scenario of an active shooter. The exercise involved hundreds of first responders and took place in Northbrook […]

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On the Issue of Playing Dead During An Active Shooter Situation

Here’s an excerpt from Kevin Slane’s fascinating article in BDCwire on the issue of playing dead during an active shooter situation. Following the recent Paris terror attacks, the United Kingdom’s National Counter-Terrorism Security Office (Nactso) issued new guidelines on what to do in the unfortunate event you find yourself in an active shooter situation, breaking their pointers […]

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