Across the western portion of the United States, agencies are preparing for an extreme wildfire season. A new report from the National Interagency Fire Center claims that significant fire potential will plague the west due to a number of weather patterns.
When fitness yardsticks accurately measure the ability to perform essential job functions, first responders are safer and more effective. Inaccurate assessments, however, can result in endangerment of life and extensive litigation.
US works with foreign troops to improve training -- U. troops are helping train forces in Africa. This is just the latest example of cross-departmental training that could become more common in the future.
There are strong correlations between rising temperatures and crime rates. To keep the public safe, leaders need not only to be aware of this relationship, but also to engage peers and the public in developing solutions to the impending resource gaps.