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After-Action Review

Regional Public Safety Communications in Broward County: A National Police Foundation Review of the Impact of Communications Systems and Processes on the Response to the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Shooting

Publication Date

January 2019

Author(s)

Frank Straub, Blake Norton, Jennifer Zeunik, Brett Meade, Ben Gorban, Rebecca Benson, Joyce Iwashita, Charles Jennings, and Michael Johnson

Abstract

In April 2018, Broward County, under the guidance of the Broward County MSD After-Action Task Force, contracted the National Policing Institute to conduct an independent after-action review of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School incident. This step provides a critical opportunity for public safety agencies in Broward County to learn, collaborate, and improve the emergency communications systems, processes, and procedures to best protect their community.

Research Design

Non-experimental

Research Methods

Secondary data analysis, Interviews, Literature review

Recommended Citation

Straub, F., Norton, B., Zeunik, J., Meade, B., Gorban, B., Benson, R., Iwashita, J., Jennings, C., & Johnson, M. (2019). Regional public safety communications in Broward County: A National Police Foundation interim review of the impact of communications systems and processes on the response to the February 14, 2018 Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting. National Police Foundation. https://www.policinginstitute.org/publication/regional-public-safety-communications-in-broward-county-a-national-police-foundation-review-of-the-impact-of-communications-systems-and-processes-on-the-response-to-the-marjory-stoneman-douglas-high/