Category Archives: Community College

Public Private Partnership goes big with $22M Public Safety Training Center

It started as a simple request, simple at least for a charitable organization that distributes several hundred thousand dollars or more each year to various causes. When the City of Dothan realized it would need to expand the Omussee Wastewater … Continue reading…

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Cost Reduction Ideas For Police and Fire Training

Last week a host of creative ideas and strategies were exchanged, along with many first hand experiences on how public safety training centers are generating funds to improve training operations, improve technologies, and prepare for the eventual unexpected expenses that … Continue reading…

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Cyber Security – Training, Education and Funding

Earlier this year the White House established the Cyber Threat Intelligence Integration Center (CTIIC). The CTIIC will be a national intelligence center focused on “connecting the dots” regarding malicious foreign cyber threats to the nation and cyber incidents affecting U.S. … Continue reading…

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New Training Centers Dedicated and Planned Across the Nation

Over the past year it seems there are monthly headlines of newly dedicated, funded or planned public safety training centers across the nation. Community Colleges continue to be a major player in the new facility trend. From Massachusetts to California … Continue reading…

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Revenue Ideas For Public Safety Training Centers, Part 2

Funding the ongoing operations of a public services training center for both police and firefighters can be challenging, especially in today’s economic and budget climates. This is Part 2 of a report and a continuation of several ideas that are … Continue reading…

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Training Center Money; More Than One Color

When considering funding for a new public safety training facility there are at least TWO colors of money: money for construction and money for operations. Both are important, but many times the latter is the color overlooked or misunderstood. Today … Continue reading…

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Public Safety Departments and College Partnerships

Over the past 15 years collaboration between police, fire departments and community colleges to share or co-locate training centers has had hot and cold periods. Since the economic down turn of 2008 collaboration efforts has turned hot once again. Continue reading…

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Portland Community College, Training Center Project

We had our third very productive meeting in Portland, OR. The weather was Chamber of Commence perfect. The Thought Leader Group met at the beautiful Rock Creek Campus. The group continues to provide excellent input as to their most pressing … Continue reading…

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Washoe County NV Regional Public Safety Training Center

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Treasure Coast Public Safety Training Complex

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