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S&T Integration of Video Data to Improve Situational Awareness in Response to an Active Shooter Event Fact Sheet

First responders rarely have an accurate picture of what is happening inside of a school during an emergency. The Department of Homeland Security Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) sponsored the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory (JHU/APL) and its subcontractor, SpectraRep, to develop an enhanced information technology infrastructure to better integrate and distribute video to address this issue and design an exercise to evaluate the potential of video integration to improve school safety.

Office of Mission and Capability Support

The Office of Mission and Capability Support works with DHS operational Components, first responders at all levels of government, emergency management personnel, public safety organizations, and other homeland security organizations to define priorities, gaps and requirements to find or develop technology solutions.

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