The mission of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is to ensure a homeland that is safe, secure, and resilient against terrorism and other hazards. One such way DHS safeguards this vision is through the creation of various Centers of Excellence (COEs).
Establishing a good working partnership between a city’s Police Chief and its City Manager is critical in both supporting the local government and meeting the needs of 21st Century policing.
Last week, Leonard Matarese was interviewed by ICMA about “some of the biggest challenges local government leaders face in an era of disruptive change are in the law enforcement area.”
The Center for Public Safety Management and its strategic partner, iXP Corporation, presented a comprehensive study to the Grants Pass, Oregon City Council.
The Center for Public Safety Management delivered its report to Oshtemo Township in Michigan this week.
Ebola crisis prompts updates on crisis leadership. This Fact Sheet describes the scope of assistance that may be provided under a Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act, as amended (Stafford Act) emergency declaration in response to a domestic infectious disease event.
CPSM and ICMA meet with various groups and government organizations to provide you with the latest information to prepare.
Camden County, Georgia, has been recognized at the national level for the recently implemented functional consolidation program between Camden County Fire Rescue (CCFR), the Kingsland Fire Department (KFD) and the St. Mary’s fire Department (SMFD).
Police agencies routinely speak about “recommended officers per 1,000 population” or a “National Standard” for staffing, or comparisons to other municipalities. There are no such standards.
The Public Risk Management Association (PRIMA) today invited public risk management professionals to participate in a nationwide needs assessment study. Data collected will be analyzed and used to identify educational needs and thus programs that will improve public risk management.