Arlington Police Chief Frederick Ryan traveled to Israel with the Anti-Defamation League to participate in a counterterrorism seminar and training.
GEORGETOWN — The Fire and Police Departments will be conducting a Remembrance Ceremony tomorrow, September 11, at 6:30 p.m. to mark the 13th anniversary observance of the terror attacks on our country. All are welcome to join the town to mark this solemn occasion with a brief ceremony that will be held at the Public […]
I hadn’t written these thoughts down until now. It’s not something I ever wanted to experience. A terrorist attack. But there I was, standing in front of The Tannery with my fiancee on April 15. A bomb went off to my right. Before I knew what had happened, a bomb went off to my left. We […]
Around the nation, first responders are training to respond to disaster and terrorism. One of the most high-profile training operations you’ll see is Urban Shield. In Metropolitan Boston, Urban Shield means bringing 1,800 police officers, firefighters, medics, and even Coast Guardsmen together, along with transit authorities, hospitals, Boston Harbor, an abandoned movie theater, a college […]
John Guilfoil testified in the 2012 Boston Cities’ Readiness Initiative Tabletop Exercise, as the representative of Mayor Thomas M. Menino’s Office. The Cities’ Readiness Initiative, or CRI, calls for the United States Postal Service to deliver medicine directly to residents in the event of a biological incident. The philosophy behind CRI is that the Post […]