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Author: Barbara J. Cart
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: fratricide, incident, helicopter, apache, desert, storm, operation
Number of Pages: 101
Published: 2004-08-30
ISBN-10: 0788141155
ISBN-13: 9780788141157

On Feb. 7, 1991, during Operation Desert Storm, a Bradley & an M113 were destroyed by 2 Hellfire missiles fired from an Apache helicopter. Two U.S. soldiers were killed, & 6 others were wounded in the incident. This report provides a detailed discussion of the incident, including related events & factors that contributed to it, & an analysis of the U.S. Army's investigation of the incident. It addresses: whether equipment failure caused the incident, the Apaches' performance, & whether the name of the Apache gunner was improperly released to the press.

Author: Barry Leonard
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: guidebook, goods, hazardous, materials, dangerous, incident, initial, response, first, responders, emergency, phase
Number of Pages: 368
Published: 2000-05
ISBN-10: 0788183990
ISBN-13: 9780788183997

Developed jointly by the governments of Canada, the U.S. & Mexico for use by fire fighters, police, & other emergency services personnel who may be the first to arrive at the scene of a transportation incident involving dangerous goods. It is primarily a guide to aid first responders in quickly identifying the specific or generic hazards of the material(s) involved in the incident, & protecting themselves & the general public during the initial response phase of the incident. It is not intended to provide information on the physical or chemical properties of dangerous goods. Comprehensive!

Author: Alexander Dallin
Publisher: University of California Press
Keywords: superpowers, kal, black
Number of Pages: 148
Published: 1985
ISBN-10: 0520055160
ISBN-13: 9780520055162

An analysis of the 1983 Korean airliner incident explores the possible explanations for the straying over Soviet territory, the information that supports or contradicts each other, and the handling of the incident

Author: Richard Skinner
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: incident, management, planning, redacted, federal, progress, homeland, securitys, dhs, department
Number of Pages: 36
Published: 2010-11
ISBN-10: 1437932363
ISBN-13: 9781437932362

This report addresses the Department of Homeland Securityżs (DHS) efforts to develop incident management plans associated with the 15 National Planning Scenarios. It is based on interviews with employees and officials of relevant agencies and institutions, direct observations, and a review of applicable documents. Contents: (1) Background; (2) Results of Audit; Status of Federal Incident Management Planning; Recommendation; Management Comments and Office of the Inspector General (OIG) Analysis; Projecting the Completion of Plans; Recommendation; Management Comments and OIG Analysis; The Feder

Author: Judith Kaye
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: involving, incident, david, johnson, governor, aide, domestic, others, response, investigation, new, york, police, state, report
Number of Pages: 57
Published: 2010-11
ISBN-10: 1437937330
ISBN-13: 9781437937336

The final report in the investigation of NY Gov. David Patersonżs intervention in a domestic violence case involving a former top aide. On Feb. 25, 2010, the Att. Gen. of NY (OAG) commenced an investigation into possible inappropriate involvement by the NY State Police and others in a domestic incident between David Johnson -- a close aide to Gov. Paterson -- and Johnsonżs girlfriend, and events arising therefrom. The investigation followed a NY Times article about the incident that reported that the State Police detail assigned to the Gov., and the Gov. himself, had contacted the victim of

Author: Howard N. Snyder
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: victim, incident, offender, characteristics, enforcement, law, assault, children, reported, sexual
Number of Pages: 17
Published: 2010-11
ISBN-10: 1437924077
ISBN-13: 9781437924077

Sexual assaults, and especially the sexual assaults of young children, are a major social concern. The Uniform Crime Reportsż relatively new National Incident-Based Reporting System (NIBRS) has the potential to yield detailed descriptions of sexual assaults reported by participating law enforcement agencies. To study the sexual assault of young children, two research bases were extracted from the 1991 through 1996 NIBRS master files. One base summarized the information for each of the 60,991 victims of sexual assault, the incident characteristics, and info. on their offender(s). The second ba

Author: Glenn Fine
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: wmd, incident, respond, preparation, department, justice, review
Number of Pages: 73
Published: 2010-11
ISBN-10: 1437934544
ISBN-13: 9781437934540

The use of weapons of mass destruction (WMD), whether by a hostile nation, a terrorist group, or an individual, poses a potentially serious threat to the U.S. One of the greatest concerns is that a WMD may fall into the hands of terrorists or that terrorists will develop their own WMD. This review evaluated the readiness of the Dept. of Justice (DoJ) and its components to respond to a potential WMD incident. In addition, it examined the readiness of DoJ componentsż field offices in the National Capital Region to respond in a coordinated way to a WMD incident. The report concluded that DoJ as
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