Category Archives: Training

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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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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Training Accidents – Discipline or Machismo

As I wrote around this time last year, “Avoiding Training Accidents, It’s All About Discipline”  it seems the number of training-related accidents continues to plague public safety. If (as I perceive it) training has become more dangerous than in the past, … 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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How to Write a Training Center Mission Statement

The Training Center Mission Statement: More Than Mere Words For over twenty years, IBG has championed a 7 Step Process that leads to effective and meaningful Strategic Business Plans for Public Safety Training Centers. In addition to this process, I … Continue reading…

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Public Safety Training Center Planning: What Will Success Look Like?

What is the most important and first task that must be completed. It may not guarantee success, but without it will guarantee failure?

Understanding what a successful public safety, police, firefighter training center project will mean for you, your department and public you serve. Continue reading…

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Active Shooter Training: At What Cost?

Within the last five years, there have been at least 14 prominent, high-casualty producing active shooter incidents. Most of these cases have occurred in locations where the shooter has been undeterred and unobstructed from carrying out his attack. The incident … Continue reading…

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Active Shooter Training Video For Friends, Family, Schools and Workplace

We are very pleased to post this video. It provides in plain “civilian” language some simple, yet life saving, tips on how to respond and survive an active shooter. Privately funded and captivating, the video is for all people to … Continue reading…

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Emergency Management and Crisis Response: Media, PIO & Training

Most Emergency Managers and Tacticians would agree that no one should ever go into any crisis response situation without knowing first how to get out. However, is this possible in all cases? Can we always plan for a successful escape when things go wrong? Continue reading…

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