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Map of Looting in Ferguson, Missouri Since the Death of Michael Brown

On August 9, 2014 an 18-year-old teenager named Michael Brown was shot and killed by a police officer in Ferguson, Missouri. The incident has sparked passionate demonstrations in the town of Ferguson; this unrest has taken the form of peaceful

Posted in Business Intelligence, Business News, Crime & Justice, Emergency Preparedness

Fuselage Derailment Update: Precise Incident Coordinates

By the middle of last week, Montana Rail Link had the last of the railcars carrying Boeing fuselages removed from the Clark Fork River. Linda Frost, spokeswoman for Montana Rail Link, was able to provide precise coordinates for the location of

Posted in Aviation, Emergency Preparedness, Infrastructure, Railroad

Planes from a Train, Blocking Boats

In the United States, the 4th of July is known for colorful displays of fireworks and patriotic pageantry. This year Independence Day brought about another type of spectacular display in Western Montana, when a freight train derailed sending Boeing aircraft

Posted in Aviation, Emergency Preparedness, Infrastructure, Railroad

Recent Earthquakes Near Canadian Tire (CanTire) Retail Locations

Each May Canada coordinates Emergency Preparedness Week, an initiative to help Canadians plan for emergencies. The theme for this year’s week, “Know your Risks”, got us thinking about business preparedness as it relates to earthquakes. (Emergency Preparedness Week 2014 promotional

Posted in Corporate Safety, Corporate Security, Earthquakes, Emergency Preparedness, Public Safety, Retail Security