Planning and Evaluation for Public Safety Leaders
presents field-tested techniques and tips to help public safety leaders effectively manage their organizations and overcome challenges.
Terrorism and Organized Hate Crime: Intelligence Gathering, Analysis, and Investigations, Fourth Edition
demonstrates how to recognize the indicators of an impending act of terrorism or mass violence, how to deter an attack, and how to transform information into intelligence to meet community demands for safety and security.
Introduction to Homeland Security, Third Edition
provides the latest developments in the policy and operations of domestic security efforts of the agencies under the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. This includes the FBI, Secret Service, FEMA, the Coast Guard, TSA and numerous other federal agencies responsible for critical intelligence, emergency response, and the safety and security of U.S. citizens at home and abroad.
Find the answers to disaster and emergency management research questions with
Disaster and Emergency Management Methods
. Written to engage students and to provide a flexible foundation for instructors and practitioners, this interdisciplinary textbook provides a holistic understanding of disaster and emergency management research methods used in the field.
This timely new textbook lays bare the ways in which disease and disaster can turn politicians into global leaders or national liabilities. It explains the impact of crises on development and human security and explores how states and societies can respond more effectively.
Managing the Human Dimension of Disasters
provides the most comprehensive and up-to-date analysis on how individuals cope with tragedy and loss.Brataas’ unmatched volume offers new understandings, recommendations, best practices and benchmarks on how best to assist victims in the aftermath of disaster. A valuable resource for students, researchers and practitioners.
Effective Communication During Disasters: Making Use of Technology, Media, and Human Resources
is an informative, multi-faceted resource on preparedness planning for effective communication before, during, and after a disaster occurs.
Terrorism and WMD’s, Second Edition
provides a comprehensive, up-to-date survey of terrorism and weapons of mass destruction (WMDs). Terrorist weapons and delivery methods are becoming increasingly sophisticated; as such, this book focuses on the chemistry and biology of WMDs, the development and history of their use, and human health effects of such weapons. Coverage of new threats, additional case studies, and the emergence of ISIL—and other terrorist actors—have been added to the new edition which will serve as an invaluable resources to students and professionals studying and working in the fields of terrorism, Homeland Security, and emergency response.
Written by a hazardous materials consultant with over 40 years of experience in emergency services, the five-volume
Hazmatology: The Science of Hazardous Materials
suggests a new approach dealing with the most common aspects of hazardous materials, containers, and the affected environment. It focuses on innovations in decontamination, monitoring instruments, and personal protective equipment in a scientific way, utilizing common sense, and takes a risk-benefit approach to hazardous material response. This set provides the reader with a hazardous materials "Tool Box" and a guide for learning which tools to use under what circumstances.