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Tuesday, April 16th, 2024

First Responders

Disasters Expo USA

 March 6th & 7th, 2024 - Miami Beach Convention Center Homeland Preparedness News has announced collaboration with Disasters Expo USA, the leading event mitigating the world’s most costly disasters, curated for professionals looking to source the solutions helping our communities prepare,... Read More »

FirstNet Authority Board approves $451M budget for FY24

The First Responder Network Authority (FirstNet Authority) last week approved its Fiscal Year 2024 budget, allocating $451 million to fund operations and consider network improvements.  “This budget positions the FirstNet Authority for continued growth and success as we implement our... Read More »

House advances Emergency Wildfire Fighting Technology Act

The Emergency Wildfire Fighting Technology Act (H.R. 3389) passed the last of its hurdles in the House this week, advancing out of the chamber on a bipartisan vote and raising the potential that firefighters may soon gain increased assets for wildfire emergencies. Originally introduced by U.S.... Read More »

Measure eyes improvement of tribal law enforcement

U.S. Reps. Dan Newhouse (R-WA), Derek Kilmer (D-WA), and Sharice Davids (D-KS) are espousing the benefits of legislation that improves hiring and increase retention of tribal law enforcement officers. The Parity for Tribal Law Enforcement Act, which would also better protect native communities... Read More »

TSA opens Nevada training academy

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) recently opened the TSA Academy West in Las Vegas, Nev., with a ribbon cutting event attended by TSA Administrator David Pekoske. “The TSA Academy West expands our ability to train our new officers in an airport environment and provides them... Read More »