WRITERS

(2016,
issue 3)
BY NICOLA DAVIES

Although public safety departments collect a huge amount of data, they can’t always interpret it in any useful way in real-time. That’s why data analytics is at the forefront of the ­revolution in security technology.

(2016,
issue 3)
BY NICOLA DAVIES

Advances in drone platforms and the multi-spectral, multi-sensor technology payloads make them invaluable for disasters, SAR, environmental surveillance and more.

(2015,
issue 2)
BY NICOLA DAVIES

Recruitment, training, planning and coordination of attacks, intimidation tactics, and displays of weaponry and power have all been achieved online. Social media has become a new and wildly dangerous weapon of war.

(2015,
issue 1)
BY NICOLA DAVIES

The mental trauma to responders from man-made disasters is very different from dealing with the outrage of responding to a terror event. the importance of having CIS training as an integral part of any frontline responder training program cannot be over-stressed.

(2014,
issue 3)
BY NICOLA DAVIES

The mind is a powerful training tool for those working in crisis response. Repetitive training creates the ‘muscle memory’ essential for the automatic responses required in high pressure situations to carry out motions flawlessly, expeditiously and, ultimately, unconsciously.