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DHS S&T Conducts First Responder Exercise in Alabama

The Department of Homeland Security recently collaborated with other federal agencies to hold a public safety operation exercise in Birmingham, Ala., in preparation for the World Games that the city will host next year.

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DHS Gathers Responders to Test New Techs in Texas

The Department of Homeland Security held a large-scale experiment in Texas to see how emergency responders can utilize new government-developed and commercial technologies integrated into existing public safety systems. The Next Generation First Responder Program– Harris County Operational Experiment at the Port of Houston gathered Houston-based public safety agencies, industry partners, DHS components and the U.S. Coast Guard, DHS said Tuesday.

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DHS Demos Integrated First Responder Safety Tech; John Merrill Comments

The Department of Homeland Security’s science and technology directorate has demonstrated methods to integrate technologies as part of a program that aims to help protect first responders as they perform their duties. DHS said Tuesday it combined physiological and environmental sensors, video stream from body-attached cameras and unmanned aerial systems and hybrid …

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