Bay Area Urban Area Security Initiative

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Bay Area Law Enforcement Agencies Prepare to Train in ‘Urban Shield’ Drill

More than 500 members of law enforcement agencies are getting ready to take part in the Bay Area’s non-stop, 48-hour training exercise called “Urban Shield.”


San Jose Mayor Chuck Reed (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

San Jose Mayor Charges Broadband Network With Ethical Conflict

A plan to set up a hi-tech broadband network for emergency responders is coming under fire from San Jose officials.