Indy uses emergency preparedness technology to respond to disasters

By Haystax, February 3, 2014 | SHARE

Published on ABC channel RTV6 in Indianapolis By Jack Rinehart INDIANAPOLIS – Officials with the Indianapolis Division of Homeland Security have applied the high-tech security platform that protected the city’s Super Bowl experience to now protect everyday matters… Over the past two years, city safety officials have expanded the same security platform to include hundreds of other vital city assets like hospitals, banks, communications facilities and key manufacturing sites. The technology identifies points of contact, floor plans, evacuation and emergency plans and even radio frequencies… Officials have incorporated more than 300 Indianapolis school facilities into the security platform. The recent school shooting at Purdue University and shootings on campuses across the country underscore the need for a plan and response. Read the full article and see the video on > PressPickup-IndyPubSafety-RTV6-140202