Tag: EMS

First Responders in Borough Park in wake of an explosion.

NIST Releases Draft Analysis of First Responder Mobile Device Security

Technology has always played an important role in the day-to-day duties of first responders, and now even more so, with the growing adoption of the Nationwide Public Safety Broadband Network (NPSBN). The network was built to facilitate faster, clearer communication between first responders from all departments, so that everyone heading to the site of an […]

Fentanyl Exposure: Protecting Security Officers and First Responders

The current opioid epidemic, which is being fueled by the synthetic opioid fentanyl, has created a heightened danger for enforcement, fire, rescue, and emergency medical first responders who arrive at the scene of overdoses (ODs), traffic stops, arrests, and searches. Given how opioid use has expanded as the crisis continues, security officers should be aware […]

Flying Eyes in the Sky Speed Up Response

The ambulance drone that could save lives as a flying defibrillator is not making great inroads in the emergency medical services (EMS) world as expected, but drones piloted by a Massachusetts ambulance service are flying many other types of successful security-related missions.