Category Archives: Fire and EMS

Strategies For Funding a Fire or Police Department Training Center

There are many creative ideas and strategies when planning a fire or police department training center. Fire and Police Chiefs are continually searching for ways to generate funds for new or improved training centers, improve technologies, and prepare for the … Continue reading…

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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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Police & Fire Department Training Center Planning

If you are PLANNING a new Police or Fire Training Center If you are PARTNERING to build a new Regional Public Safety Training Center If you are RENOVATING an existing Police or Fire Training Center If you do not have … 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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Public Safety Training Center Management; Ideas and Solutions

More Agencies Are Adopting a Multi-Department Approach In most cases, the Governance and Daily Operational Management of a Public Safety Training Center is pretty straightforward. Commonly, the Lead Training Officer has responsibility for daily operational management of the facility and … Continue reading…

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Helpful Tools For E-Learning Development in Public Safety

Helpful Tools For E-Learning Development in Public Safety – Police and Fire Departments that are not currently using  computer based instruction soon will. There are many factors at play here; technology advancements, cost benefits, and younger student acceptance. Faced the accelerated pace of computer instruction many departments may be asking: “How do I begin and what tools do I need” Continue reading…

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How Police and Fire Department Use Computers For Training

How do Police and Fire Departments get started using computers in training and what are the steps to implementation into the public safety training environment. Continue reading…

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