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Massive Rescue Exercise Coordinated by MAPC staff

During the month of September, a massive three-day terrorism-based emergency response exercise was held at Joint Base Cape Cod. The exercise was funded by the Massachusetts Homeland Security Regions with grant money received from the Massachusetts Executive Office of Public Safety and Security. MAPC’s Municipal Collaboration Assistant Director, Amy Reilly and MAPC’s Senior Homeland Security Coordinator, […]

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9th Annual Shannon Grant Basketball Tournament

  Earlier this month, the Metro Mayors Coalition, facilitated by MAPC, organized the 9th Annual Shannon Grant Basketball Tournament held at Somerville High School. On Saturday, August 5th, the Metro Mayors Shannon Grant Community Safety Initiative brought together teams from Cambridge, Chelsea, Everett, Malden, Quincy and Revere to participate in a friendly basketball tournament. This […]

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Metro Mayors Coalition Opioid Report Release

On Wednesday, May 24, 2017 the Metro Mayors Coalition (MMC) hosted a forum for municipal officials responsible for developing and implementing policies and strategies that assist community members who are struggling with opioid addiction. The event featured the release of the report Addressing the Opioid Epidemic in Metro Mayors Communities. The forum brought together more than […]

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What We Do: Homeland Security

In the video above, Assistant Director of Municipal Collaboration Amy Reilly discusses MAPC’s Homeland Security Division. MAPC serves as Massachusetts’ Homeland Security fiduciary, distributing Federal Department of Homeland Security grants received by the Massachusetts Executive Office of Public Safety and Security to partners throughout the state. MAPC’s team manages grants given to four regional Homeland […]

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New Toolkit for School Threat Assessment and Response

MAPC’s homeland security team recently worked to help produce a toolkit providing schools and school districts with guidance on assessing and responding to threats and crises.  On Friday, March 17, the Northeast Homeland Security Regional Advisory Council (NERAC) – for which MAPC serves as fiduciary and program manager – and the Northeastern Massachusetts Law Enforcement […]

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