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Social media and text-based alert systems have transformed emergency communications. Information that used to be communicated through public alert sirens and press briefings hours after incident conclusion must now be immediate and executed across an array of platforms.

Whether dealing with a widespread evacuation due to fire, an active-shooter situation or a political demonstration gone awry, public safety agencies need to know how to get information in the hands of the public and the media quickly and accurately—while simultaneously adapting to incoming information.

Join Lexipol for this free webinar to learn how you can enhance your agency’s disaster and critical incident communication.

You’ll learn:

  • Key considerations when using public alert systems, such as Reverse 911 and Wireless Emergency Alerts
  • How and when to deliver effective press briefings during evolving incidents
  • Dos and don’ts for using social media to communicate with media and citizens during disasters and critical incidents

Presented by:

Mark Brady
Chief Spokesperson and Public Relations Manager
Prince George’s County (MD)
Fire & EMS

Jordan Villwock
Emergency Operations Coordinator
Laguna Beach (CA) Police Department

 

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