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September 14, 2016

Facebook announces decision to build new data center in Los Lunas -- KRQE

Facebook has announced that their new data center will be built in Los Lunas.

Facebook officials made the announcement Wednesday saying the facility will be one of the most advanced data centers and that it will be powered by 100 percent clean and renewable energy.

In a news release Governor Martinez said, “Facebook is a stellar, cutting-edge, high-tech company, and it’s an honor to welcome them to New Mexico. Making our state more competitive for jobs and new investment is critical to growing our private sector and diversifying our economy. With the improvements we’ve made over the past several years, New Mexico is finally competing again, and in this case, it’s a big win for the people of our state and our economic future.” -- 9/14/2016


Bringing Calm to Chaos: A critical incident review of the San Bernardino public safety response to the December 2, 2015, terrorist shooting incident at the Inland Regional Center -- Homeland Security Digital Library

From the report's executive summary:

The purpose of this Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS Office) Critical Incident Review is to critically, objectively, and thoroughly examine the public safety response—including preparation and aftermath—to the December 2, 2015, terrorist shooting in San Bernardino. This review provides a detailed overview of the incident response; lessons learned to improve responding agencies' policies, procedures, tactics, systems, culture, and relationships; and guidance to other agencies and first responders as they prepare for responses to terrorist, active shooter or other hostile events, or mass casualty incidents.

It is important that the lessons identified in this report be studied and applied by public safety agencies as they work to enhance the safety of their community and first responders and possibly prevent future attacks. -- 9/14/2016