Santa Clara police will soon be armed with the latest communication technology in the law enforcement field. It is expected to prove especially helpful when they patrol the new 49ers stadium, because it will allow officers to coordinate efforts with other emergency responders during an incident.
Emergency responders in Danville can now communicate nearly instantaneously with more than 40 other public agencies throughout the Bay Area during emergencies.
After superstorm Sandy made landfall Monday evening and continued to wreak havoc along the Eastern Seaboard from Virginia to Massachusetts, the Bay Area is responding to the natural disaster.
Nearly 100 people who suffered nausea, dizziness and breathing problems from a carbon dioxide leak at a Vallejo food processing plant Friday afternoon were treated at Solano and Napa County hospitals.
San Jose Police Chief Chris Moore will stand behind President Obama at the White House Tuesday for the signing of a significant public safety communications law.
The Menlo Park Fire Search and Rescue Team spent two weeks at Ground Zero following the September 11th terrorist attacks. The team’s photos and videos from those days provide a different perspective on the tragedy.
The Oakland Police Department, in partnership with the Alameda County Behavioral Health Care Services, hosted the first Crisis Intervention Training for law enforcement officers this week. The first group of CIT trainees graduated on Thursday.
Many of the first responders to Monday’s deadly earthquake in New Zealand were actually trained in the Bay Area.
After the holidays, the president is expected to sign a bill that covers the medical costs for first responders working at the World Trade Center site after the September 11th attack. This should be a big help for a Peninsula Fire Unit deployed to New York at the time.
Bay Area cities are looking at creating a regional public safety broadband network for first responders.