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Kyle McPhee is director of preparedness programs for Hagerty Consulting, a national emergency-management consulting firm. He has worked with a wide range of public- and private-sector organizations in the areas of emergency management, homeland security, business continuity and public-health preparedness.

McPhee's expertise includes planning, training and exercises related to emergency response, catastrophic incidents, mission-ready packages, mass care, and evacuation, and he has been instrumental in the development of hundreds of emergency-management plans and policies at various levels of government. He holds a master's of science degree in biosecurity and disaster preparedness from Saint Louis University.

February 28, 2018

Why Active-Threat Preparedness Should Be a National Priority

A tragic school fire decades ago brought about real change that has saved lives. Today's school shootings call for the same kind of comprehensive response.
May 2, 2017

Active Threats and the Formula for Preparedness

Communities need a 'life cycle' approach to preventing and recovering from violent incidents in public places.