Last week I was in Ashcroft testing what will become the future of public safety communications networking; initial impressions of this emerging tech.
Author: Michael Coyle
Two sources indicate that the Department of Defence is considering charging the RCMP for the use of the CH-149 Cormorant for search and rescue in BC
YourLo.ca/tion successes; an appeal for feedback on how YourLo.ca/tion is working, and general feedback
A No Duff is Canadian military slang for when something is not part of the ongoing drill. We had five no duffs at last weekend’s SAR Exercise!
In the absence of a Silver Alert for BC, myself and a team of others developed a Citizen-led Silver Alert system
Guidelines for the use of Social Media for Large Scale Search and Rescue Incidents.
The draft document for the GSAR Core Competency Standard, a joint effort by SARVAC and the CSA, is up for public comments
Presenting the Social Media Action Plan for Search and Rescue with guidance on how to use SM to assist SAR to locate missing persons.
Assisting SAR teams to locate missing people using Social Media
Guidelines for posting about missing persons – media and many other organizations routinely botch news about missing people leading to bad or misleading informaiton.