Tagged: Public safety

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Thesis Series: The ‘English Disease’ and Political Protest

  In this Master’s Thesis Series video, Octavio Saenz interviews Christopher Barney (MA1801/1802), Battalion Chief for Portland Oregon Fire & Rescue, about the research behind his thesis “The ‘English Disease’ and Political Protest: How...

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PrepTalks: Modernizing Public Warning Messaging

Dr. Dennis Mileti’s presentation, “Modernizing Public Warning Messaging,” presents research on how to design and disseminate alerts and warning information that encourages public action. He also emphasizes that “multiple dissemination channels for public disaster...

Adaptive SOPs

Play the audio: Standard operating procedures (SOPs) guide emergency responders in a crisis, providing predetermined steps to manage anticipated events. However, modern disasters often manifest as complex systems and produce unanticipated outcomes.  As a...

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A Different Shade of Blue: an Evaluation of the Civilian Detective Concept and Its Impact on Police Capabilities

Video – 2016 CHDS Thesis Series. David Green. Financial distress and shrinking police candidate pools have diminished cities’ abilities to protect the public. In this Viewpoints video, David Green, Lieutenant for the San Bernardino...