Monthly Archives: June 2014

SWAT ONE ready to roll. How critically evaluating an exercise led to securing a Police tactical response vehicle (Watch video here)

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As important as setting clear goals and objectives are to an exercise plan, an independent evaluation should be the legacy of your efforts. The evaluation should identify areas of improvement for resources, training, policy, procedure and culture. I recently directed an exercise in which there was an active shooter in a school.  Multiple Police Tactical […]

New Chief brings new vision to the City of Philadelphia

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Philadelphia Fire Commissioner Derrick Sawyer’s commitment to public service spans nearly 30 years and his vision to serve has broken through traditional delivery models by focusing on risk reduction. Chief Sawyer’s leadership of the Philadelphia Fire Department is an opportunity for all of us to partner in community risk reduction efforts by collaborating to address […]