Laura Walter

COPS Grants $19.8 Million to Hire Additional Officers
The grants were awarded via the COPS Universal Hiring Program, and provide up to 75 percent of the total salary and benefits of each new officer for 3
Reserve, National Guard Personnel Face Higher Risk of Alcohol-Related Problems
Substance abuse is strongly associated with post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and other psychological disorders that may occur after stressful and
HEART Act Offers Tax Relief for Volunteer Firefighters, Emergency Responders
State and local governments often provide incentives for volunteer responders, including reduced property taxes, banquets, free municipal water and other
Federal Agencies Respond to Wildfires
Our priority is to support federal, state and local responders in critical life saving and life sustaining missions that protect people from the multiple
NSC: FEMA Deputy Administrator Promotes a Culture of Preparedness
National preparation is the result of individual actions, he said. It cant come out of Washington. Its those folks reaching out to state and local governments
U.S. Department of Homeland Security Conducts Largest Counterterrorism Exercise to Date
Exercises like TOPOFF help test response capabilities at all levels, strengthen national preparedness and deepen international coordination, said Homeland

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