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Is there a Disconnect Between Professional and Citizen Views of Terrorism?

Do average Americans and disaster management professionals differ in their views about the threats facing the country and from where the threats might come? Is there agreement among emergency management professionals on how the public views the government’s ability to deal with national disasters (http://www.emergencymgmt.com/)?

How prepared are we 10 years after 9/11? – The panel video

To assess our preparedness for another disaster, Capella University partnered with leading national public service and public safety organizations, including the American Public Health Association, the American Society for Public Administration, the Comprehensive Emergency Management Research Foundation, and the FBI National Academy Associates to conduct a nationwide survey of more than 1,000 public service and […]

An update: A decade after 9/11, are we better prepared for a major emergency?

As I shared in a recent post, Capella University partnered with several leading public service organizations on a major survey research project. Our partners included the International Association of Emergency Managers, the American Public Health Association, the American Society for Public Administration, the Comprehensive Emergency Management Research Foundation and the FBI National Academy Associates.

A decade after 9/11, are we better prepared for a major emergency?

In recognition of the 10th anniversary of 9/11, Capella has co-sponsored a major survey research project of first responders, emergency managers, public health officials and others on the front lines of emergency preparedness and response to ask the basic question: How prepared are we for another major terrorist attack or national disaster?

Another Terrible Anniversary

           Another terrible anniversary looms, one that we all wish had never happened. In September of 2001, the way we did our public safety jobs changed forever. We watched as planes crashed into the World Trade Center, the Pentagon, and a field in Pennsylvania. The day soon was dubbed “9/11”. This is a date […]

Dr. Marian Mosser joins Capella public safety faculty team

I am proud to announce that Dr. Marian Mosser has joined the Capella public safety faculty team. Marian retired from the U.S. Army in 1997 at the rank of lieutenant colonel and during her career in the military she coordinated with FBI, CIA, NSA officials and foreign intelligence and security officials to investigate and deter […]

Public Safety Long Term Personnel Issues

The New York Times reported yesterday that the New York City (NYC) Medical Examiner’s Office concluded that dust from the World Trade Center on the day of the September 11, 2001 attacks resulted in the death of a woman, Ms. Felicia Dunn-Jones, that had worked in the World Trade Center that day and escaped from […]

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Dr. Steven Barthelmeus
Program Chair,
Public Safety – Criminal Justice/Forensics program, Capella University
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Dr. Shelly Gill
Adjunct Instructor, Capella University
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Dr. Joseph Pascarella
Core Faculty Member, Capella University
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Dr. Jeffrey Rush
Asst. Professor of Criminal Justice/Homeland Security, Dept. of Public Management and Criminal Justice, Austin Peay State University
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Dr. Michael Kemp
Chair, Emergency Management, Capella University
Melissa Beasley
Captain, Florence Alabama Police Department
Darryl Jones
Capella University Learner and Chief, Pittsburgh Bureau of Fire
Dr. Laura Pettler
Investigator for Prosecutorial District Twenty A of North Carolina
Mark Rubin
Capella University Learner
Mark S. Warnick
Capella University Learner, Retired Asst. Fire Chief

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