The events of 9/11 devastated our nation’s sense of security and changed the outlook of law enforcement forever. Aside from the impact the attacks had on this nation — be it the death toll, the economic impact, etc. — law enforcement faced other unknown challenges on that fateful day. Several law enforcement and private sector agencies ranging from the New York City Police Department to FEMA arrived at Ground Zero only to find that their ability to communicate was severely inhibited due to incompatible equipment and fragmented technologies.
research the communication challenges law enforcement agencies may have faced, be it internal, or in relation to other agencies when responding to a particular disaster, either natural or man-made.