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Hawaii Missile Alert: The STRANGE Narrative – Interview with Jim Malliard on Safety Doc Podcast #59

Hawaii Missile Alert: The STRANGE Narrative – Interview with Jim Malliard on Safety Doc Podcast #59

VIDEO-Paranormal Investigator Jim Malliard and host Safety Doc Podcast David Perrodin, PhD, discuss the puzzling inconsistencies of the January 13, 2018 notification that Hawaii was minutes from a ballistic missile impact.  The alert, sent by the Hawaii Emergency Management Agency, was revoked 38 minutes after it was issued, prompting confusion over why it was released — and why it took[Read More…]

by January 29, 2018 0 comments Video
SAFETY DOC PODCAST 59: Hawaii Missile Alert: The STRANGE Narrative – Interview with Jim Malliard

SAFETY DOC PODCAST 59: Hawaii Missile Alert: The STRANGE Narrative – Interview with Jim Malliard

PODCAST-Paranormal investigator Jim Malliard and host David Perrodin discuss the puzzling inconsistencies of the January 13, 2018 notification that Hawaii was minutes from a ballistic missile impact.  Although the alert was an error, the circumstances of the event are convoluted and information released since the flub only adds to the confusion.  Jim and David smoke out the possible truths of[Read More…]

by January 28, 2018 0 comments Partner
SAFETY DOC EPISODE 56: Novel Idea or Wasted Money? Army & Homeland Security Plan to Use Video Games to Prep Teachers for Shooters

SAFETY DOC EPISODE 56: Novel Idea or Wasted Money? Army & Homeland Security Plan to Use Video Games to Prep Teachers for Shooters

VIDEO-On 12-28-2015 FEMA released the free course: IS-907: Active Shooter: What You Can Do. The course is comprehensive and recommended by the Safety Doc. Yet, it’s relegated to the long list of unknown or dreadfully under-utilized no-cost FEMA offerings centered to public safety. Dr. Perrodin believes that the FEMA IS-907 course should have been promoted as the recommended training prior[Read More…]

by January 2, 2018 0 comments Video
Safety Doc Podcast 56: Will it Work? Army & DHS Prep Teachers for Active Shooters with Video Games

Safety Doc Podcast 56: Will it Work? Army & DHS Prep Teachers for Active Shooters with Video Games

PODCAST-The Army and Homeland Security announced the release of a no-cost computer-based simulation that trains teachers how to respond in an active shooter situation at a school. Forum commenters felt the instruction is an encroachment on 2nd Amendment rights and that there had been little analysis of the design and intended rollout of the program. Dr. Perrodin debates the good,[Read More…]

by January 1, 2018 0 comments Partner
Cajun Navy Insider Katie Pechon Interview / TRUE UNTOLD STORIES – SDP#46

Cajun Navy Insider Katie Pechon Interview / TRUE UNTOLD STORIES – SDP#46

VIDEO-When we think of rescuers our thoughts default to police, fire & EMS. However, a less formal  group has been significantly involved in natural disaster rescue efforts across the southern US for the past decade. The primary “Cajun Navy” is the 501c group Cajun Navy Relief. Member Katie Pechon shares the amazing, untold stories of CNR’s volunteer members prying blackened[Read More…]

by October 2, 2017 0 comments Video
Cajun Navy Insider – Katie Pechon Interview / TRUE UNTOLD STORIES – SDP#46

Cajun Navy Insider – Katie Pechon Interview / TRUE UNTOLD STORIES – SDP#46

PODCAST-When we think of rescuers, our thoughts default to police, fire and EMS. However, another group, much less formal, has been significantly involved in natural disaster rescue efforts across the southern US, primarily Louisiana and Texas, for the past decade. That assembly is referred to as the “Cajun Navy” and identifies ad-hoc volunteer groups comprising private boat owners who assist[Read More…]

by October 1, 2017 0 comments Partner
Economic Argument for Price Gouging in Disasters – SDP#45

Economic Argument for Price Gouging in Disasters – SDP#45

VIDEO-Numerous laws prevent price increases when supplies become scarce relative to need during times of crisis. The argument is based upon ethics and not upon economics. Dr. Perrodin points out why short-term market-reflective prices in domestic disasters ultimately ensure a better supply of goods and that the free market tends to quickly stabilize prices without the need for government intervention.[Read More…]

by September 18, 2017 0 comments Video
Economic Argument for Price Gouging in Disasters – SDP#45

Economic Argument for Price Gouging in Disasters – SDP#45

PODCAST-Market-reflective prices in disasters ultimately ensure a better supply of goods. With extreme need arises a Sophie’s Choice: (1) empty shelves, or (2) hyper-expensive items. Dr. Perrodin argues that price controls are over-simplified “solutions” to short-term complicated resource acquisition issues and sides with free market supply and demand pricing during short-duration sentinel events such as Hurricanes Harvey and Irma.  [Read More…]

by September 17, 2017 0 comments Partner
Hashtag Hurricane Rescues Are Here to Stay – Pros & Cons – SDP#44

Hashtag Hurricane Rescues Are Here to Stay – Pros & Cons – SDP#44

VIDEO-Victims of hurricanes turned to Twitter and Facebook for help as floodwater rose and winds toppled structures. A combination of government and civilian rescuers answered their calls! 2017 is the demarcation line as we are officially in the social media age of natural disaster response. Dr. Perrodin explains how this new era has introduced both efficiencies and complexities to rescue[Read More…]

by September 11, 2017 0 comments Video
Hashtag Hurricane Rescues Are Here to Stay – Pros & Cons – SDP#44

Hashtag Hurricane Rescues Are Here to Stay – Pros & Cons – SDP#44

PODCAST-Victims of hurricanes turned to Twitter and Facebook for help as floodwater rose and winds toppled structures. A combination of government and civilian rescuers answered their calls! 2017 is the demarcation line as we are officially in the social media age of natural disaster response. Dr. Perrodin explains how this new era has introduced both efficiencies and complexities to rescue[Read More…]

by September 10, 2017 0 comments Partner