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Nov 10

Fire and Life Safety Director F-89 Active Shooter Preparedness and Medical Emergencies Course

Fire and Life Safety Director F-89 Active Shooter Preparedness and Medical Emergencies Course The New York City (NYC) Fire Department (FDNY) amended the existing rule for Fire and Life Safety Director Certificate of Fitness requirements on October 28, 2016. A recent update to Section 113 of the New York City Fire Code takes effect on …

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Sep 02

FDNY Requires All Fire Safety and Emergency Action Plan Directors To Attend Active Shooter Course Before October 2017

FDNY Requires All Fire Safety and Emergency Action Plan Directors To Attend Active Shooter Course Before October 2017 All current Fire Safety and Emergency Action Plan Directors are required to attend a new Active Shooter / Emergency Medical Preparedness course before October 2017. After completion of the this course attendees will be issued a new …

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Jul 27

NYPD Announces Plan To Buy Heavy-Duty Vests And Ballistics Helmets For Police Officers

NYPD Announces Plan To Buy Heavy-Duty Vests And Ballistics Helmets For Police Officers On July 20, 2016, Pat Lynch, the head of the NYPD Patrolmen’s Benevolent Association (PBA), asked the city to procure semi-automatic rifles which would be secured in police vehicles and available in the case of an active shooter or terrorist incident. That …

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Jul 26

Tactical Firearms Training for Police Officers

Tactical Firearms Training for Police Officers “Shooters on the line: On the next facing of the targets you will draw your weapon, fire two rounds and holster”. I am now approaching my fiftieth year behind a trigger. My father, an army marksman, taught me to shoot when I was very young. During my career with …

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Jul 07

Active Shooter Response Training

Active Shooter Response Training David S. Katz, C.E.O. of Global Security Group, presents active shooter response training: Learn how to survive an active shooter incident.

Jun 27

How To Survive An Active Shooter Incident In A Store, A Club, A Restaurant, Or A Concert

How To Survive An Active Shooter Incident In A Store, A Club, A Restaurant, Or A Concert I have often noted that a handful of armed terrorists with rifles, a few hundred rounds of ammunition each and old-fashioned Molotov cocktails could enter Macy’s on 34th Street on a busy shopping day like Christmas or “Black …

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Sep 13

Businesses Increase Security For Upcoming Jewish Holidays

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The two most important Jewish High Holy Days, Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur, are around the corner and local businesses are either ramping up their security or should be.   Just late last week, a neighborhood in New Jersey was blanketed in swastikas.  Cars, houses, mailboxes, fences and the like were cruelly grafittied with phrases like, …

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