Managing overconvergence

According to this article, a draft review has found command and control lacking in the police response to the Fort Lauderdale airport shooting last January. Over 2,000 officers responded to the scene in an uncoordinated response, an example of “overconvergence” also seen following the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing and several other subsequent incidents.

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4 Responses to “Managing overconvergence”

  1. Scott Prell Says:

    Dr. Cordner Awesome job locating very valuable resources for policing. You constantly find works that are important to policing. Thank you.

  2. Gary Cordner Says:

    Thanks Scott

  3. John Says:

    Gary.. this is the very think we were working on with the Nights of Honor and how to avoid this type of response.

  4. Gary Cordner Says:

    Yes, and I think in general the fire service is still better than police at incident command.

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