Member-supported news for Southern California
Play Live Radio
Next Up:
0:00
0:00
Available On Air Stations
Support for KPCC comes from:

Report: Poor communication was a big issue in LAX shooting

Ways to Subscribe
A police officer with a K-9 unit at LAX after a shooting in a terminal on November 1st, 2013.
Mae Ryan/KPCC
A police officer with a K-9 unit at LAX after a shooting in a terminal on November 1st, 2013.

After last November's deadly shooting at LAX, officials have been looking into what they could have been done better.

After last November's deadly shooting at LAX, officials have been looking into what they could have been done better. And in a report released yesterday, one of the simple answers was communication.

For example, during the emergency first-responders had trouble coordinating with each other because their radios weren't compatible. Some of the airport's red emergency phones weren't working properly and passengers were wandering the terminal without information on where to go.

For a look at how address these issues, we're joined by Brian Jackson, director of the Safety and Justice Program for the Rand Corporation.
 

Stay Connected