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Lead Boston Marathon bombings investigator talks urban security

August 7, 2013Amy Canfield

BOSTON—When the two bombs exploded at the Boston Marathon finish line in April, there was chaos. Hundreds were seriously injured. Participants and spectators were panicked, not knowing where to turn for safety. Were there more explosive devices set to go off in a few seconds? Within 22 minutes, chaos was quelled, and the area was secured. How? “Through planning and training,” said Boston Police Department Superintendent William Evans. Three people died at the Boylston...

Back Bay Security Network, Boston Marathon, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, FLIR Systems, William Evans

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FLIR cameras help police find Boston bombing suspect

April 22, 2013SSN Staff

WILSONVILLE, Ore.—A helicopter with infrared cameras from FLIR Systems helped police confirm a Boston Marathon bombing suspect was hiding in a covered boat behind a residence in Watertown, Mass., according to an SIA news item. Photos taken from a helicopter by the Massachusetts State Police Air Wing show a person—later confirmed to be suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev—hiding in the boat. Oregon-based FLIR manufactures sensing products with a focus on thermal technology. According to a USA...

Boston Marathon, Boston Police, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, FLIR Systems

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