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Information for victims of Christmas market attack in Berlin

Our friends at Victim Support Europe have listed phone numbers and other information for victims and families looking for loved ones after the December 19, 2016 terrorist attack on Berlin’s Christmas market near Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church. Support and information for survivors of the attack can be found here. For questions about missing people, please call 030 […]

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New technology could help track firefighters for safety

Researchers from NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory have developed a system called POINTER (Precision Outdoor and Indoor Navigation and Tracking for Emergency Responders) that could save firefighters’ lives. GPS technology and radios work well for outdoor tracking, but finding a firefighter in trouble inside a large building defeats known technology at this time. POINTER, which uses quasistatic […]

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Well-wishes for NYPD Detective Anthony Favara after 32 years on the job

Detective Anthony Favara retired from the 122 Precinct of the NYPD after 32 years on the job. His career with the NYPD, including more than 20 years on the elite Emergency Service Unit, included responding to both the 1993 and 2001 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center, writes Victoria Priola in the Staten Island […]

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