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By Timothy Hardiman

Unfortunately, tragedies like Hurricane Sandy bring out the worst as well as the best in people. People want to help those in need, but they want their donations to go to the victims – not predators taking advantage of a bad situation. Read what alert the FBI just put out to make sure your donations are going to a legitimate charity.

By Leischen Stelter

Like it or not, social media is here to stay. It’s a tool fire departments can use to build goodwill within their communities and improve how they communicate with the people they serve, however, it’s also something that fire departments should enter into cautiously. Read more as two fire experts weigh-in on social media best practices in the fire services.

By Leischen Stelter

What have we learned from the 2008 Mumbai attacks, which consisted of 11 coordinated shooting and bombing attacks across India’s largest city? How can law enforcement agencies, first responders and cities be better prepared to respond to an incident of this scale?

Read more about how these questions were addressed by an esteemed panel during the 2012 International Association of Chiefs of Police conference in San Diego.