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Sail Boston Service members connect with Boston through volunteering

 BOSTON (Jun 17, 2017) USCGC Eagle (WIX-327) leads the Parade of Sails during Sail Boston 2017 off the port bow of USS Whidbey Island (LSD 41). USS Whidbey Island (LSD 41) and more than 50 Tall Ships from around the world are participating in Sail Boston 2017, a five-day maritime…
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SECURING LARGE CROWDS A ‘VEXING PROBLEM’

Boston, MA: Northeastern News by Molly Callahan May 24, 2017 Late Monday, an explosion at the end of an Ariana Grande concert at Manchester Arena in England killed 22 people and injured dozens more. The New York Times reported Tuesday that British authorities had identified the bomber who carried out the…
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President Trump Issues EXECUTIVE ORDER: PROTECTING THE NATION FROM FOREIGN TERRORIST ENTRY INTO THE UNITED STATES

via US Strong - Washington, DC: White House - By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and laws of the United States of America, including the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA), 8 1101 et seq., and section 301 of title 3, United States Code, and to protect…
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APP – learn first aid skills in case you are caught up in a terrorist attack

WORLD NEWS via METRO UK by Richard Hartley-Parkinson for  CitizenAID has been developed by military and civilian medics to teach people about how to provide potentially life-saving treatment before the arrival of emergency services in the event of an incident. The information is available through an app and pocketbook and…
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What is Suspicious Activity?

Suspicious activity is any observed behavior that could indicate terrorism or terrorism-related crime. This includes, but is not limited to: Unusual items or situations: A vehicle is parked in an odd location, a package/luggage is unattended, a window/door is open that is usually closed, or other out-of-the-ordinary situations occur. Eliciting…
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New Jersey Strong Innovation: Call 911 When You Can… Text 911 When You Can’t

New Jersey Strong - See Optics on State House News  September 7, 2016 Piscataway, New Jersey – For the first time, New Jersey residents can text to 9-1-1 whenever and wherever they encounter an emergency in the State – thanks to collaboration among cellular providers, local and county emergency dispatch…
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Strong Preparedness Alert

Boston, MA: Mayor Martin J. Walsh today alerted residents that September is recognized as National Preparedness Month. Sponsored by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) within the Department of Homeland Security, National Preparedness Month encourages Americans to take steps to prepare for emergencies in their homes, businesses, schools and communities.…
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