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Impacts to Emergency Management in Suburbia



Impact on Emergency Management in Suburbia

Bergen County Emergency Management will be hosting a two day free training conference at Bergen Community College on September 29 & 30, 2016 from 8 AM to 4:30 PM.  We are happy to announce that one of our keynote speakers will be Frank Patterson, the OEM Coordinator for Waco, Texas.  Mr. Patterson found himself in a command position at the West Fertilizer Plant after an explosion killed the command staff.  The explosion resulted in 15 deaths, 160 injuries and 60 plus homes totally destroyed.

Also confirmed is Chuck Smith.  Chuck has over 25 years experience in human remains recovery and mass fatality management.  He has been deployed to Hurricane Katrina, New York World Trade Center, Oklahoma Federal Building, Atlantic Olympic Bombing, Oklahoma City Tornado and numerous plane crashes including TWA 800.  Most recently he was actively involved in the  police shootings in Baton Rouge.

Additional presentations will include:  Garden State Plaza Mall Shooter, Long Term Impact on Local Government following a Disaster, UASI Asset Overview and much more..........

Registration is now open. 

Current Sponsors Includ
e: Orange and Rockland Electric, Joseph M. Sanzari, Inc, SwiftReach Networks, Suez Environmental, New Jersey PBA, Bergen Community College

Impacts to Emergency Management in Suburbia - Conference Flyer
Waco, Texas - Fertilizer Plant Explosion Highlights
Garden State Plaza Active Shooter Highlights
Baton Rouge Mass Fatality Shooting Highlights
Disaster Recovery - Long Term Effects on Local Government Highlights