The Navy Yard Shootings: Coordinating A Response And Healing Hearts

The Navy Yard Shootings: Coordinating A Response And Healing Hearts

We hear from an emergency management expert on how agencies coordinate their response. And we get an update from WAMU's Elliott Francis on how the local community is coming together to heal hearts in the wake of tragedy.

The investigation into yesterday's shooting at the Washington Navy Yard continues, with many questions remaining. The FBI is taking lead on the investigation after a massive initial response that included law enforcement from a variety of local and federal agencies. We hear from an emergency management expert on the challenges of coordinating that response. And we get an update from WAMU's Elliott Francis on how the local community is coming together to heal hearts in the wake of tragedy.

Guests

Todd Jasper

Federal emergency management consultant; Associate Director, Homeland Security and Emergency Management Vision, MSA Inc.; Vice Chair of Emerging Technology Caucus, International Association of Emergency Managers

Elliott Francis

WAMU Anchor and Reporter

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