Entries by Mission Manager

Safe Summer Fun: Tips for Safe Boating

With the temperatures beginning to heat up, many families are taking to the water to enjoy some good old-fashioned summer fun from the comfort of their recreational boats. But, nothing can ruin a summer boat outing faster than being unprepared for an injury or emergency on the water. Whether you’re in a sailboat, motor boat, […]

How to Shelter-in-Place Safely During Emergencies

Most of us have been conditioned to prepare for natural disasters including hurricanes, tornadoes, earthquakes, and floods, but we may not be as prepared when it comes to other types of emergencies. Our society today faces new and specific threats that require an equally specific form of preparation. U.S. law enforcement officials make every effort […]

5 Tips for Promoting Civilian Volunteer Safety During Search and Rescue Missions

Civilian volunteers who participate in search and rescue missions are extremely valuable assets to the community. In addition to reducing the demands on state and local police departments to man such operations, these individuals generously volunteer their time and efforts to help fellow citizens in need. However, search and rescue missions are not without their […]

CASE STUDY: Lealman Fire District and Tampa Bay-Urban Area Security Initiative (TB-UASI) Citizen Corps Working Group Employ Streamlined CERT Program Coordination Across Eight Counties Using Single Mission Manager Team Account

We are pleased to share our latest case study featuring Lealman Fire District and Tampa Bay-Urban Area Security Initiative (TB-UASI) Citizen Corps Working Group. The eight-county team utilizes a single Mission Manager account to streamline coordination of CERT programs for trainings and incident responses. BACKGROUND The Lealman Fire District provides fire and EMS services to […]

Tips for Applying for Urban Areas Security Initiative (UASI) Grants

Following the 2015 San Bernardino attack and the 2015 Orlando nightclub shooting, the issue of preventing and responding to threats of terrorism has become even more urgent for many urban law enforcement and emergency response officials. While large city managers have always had to consider the horrific possibility of a terrorist attack, these recent incidents […]

CASE STUDY: Mission Manager Offers Urban Shield Centralized Command System to Streamline Management of Large-Scale First Responder Training Event

  Mission Manager is excited to release the following case study featuring Urban Shield, a massive first responder training event whose central command put Mission Manager to the test. Read below to see how Mission Manager’s cloud-based incident management software helps solve the challenges of managing a high-security event of this scale. BACKGROUND Urban Shield holds a […]

Tips on Navigation in Remote Areas: How to Avoid GPS Failures

With the trend of “First Day Hikes” growing nationwide, New Year’s Day is one of the most popular hiking times of the year. This should come as no surprise in this season of New Year’s resolutions when many Americans set goals to be more active or exercise more frequently. Starting the new year off with […]

5 Ways to Give Back to Our Heroes in Uniform This Holiday Season

The holiday season can be a difficult time for any of us who have to spend it away from our families. Yet, for law enforcement personnel, first responders, and deployed soldiers, this time away from home comes as a sacrifice toward protecting our safety even on special occasions. This commitment to serving our country, no […]

Five Simple Steps for Planning for Public Event Safety

There are, unfortunately, a multitude of ways in which a public event can become unsafe for participants. Whether it be a natural disaster, human error, or violent attack, planning for public event safety can mean the difference between injury or inconvenience in the case of an emergency situation. The following five steps will help guide […]