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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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Carlsbad Fire and Police; Training At It’s Best

In preparing this month newsletter article I fully intended to tout the hard work and accomplishments of the City of Carlsbad California, accolades they genially deserve. Interact Business Group had the pleasure of working with the facility staff and the … Continue reading…

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Fire Training Center: A Success Story

The long journey for the planning, budgeting, design, and construction finally came to a very successful conclusion. Northwest Fire/Rescue District of Tucson Arizona dedicated its long anticipated state-of-the-art Central Services/Training Campus. Back in 2004, under the leadership of Fire Chief … Continue reading…

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Some of the Best Training Public Safety Facilities

These facilities are not the newest or the most expensive, but they are all stand-outs for excellence in planning and execution. They are worth looking at and learning from before beginning your Training Center Business Plan┬áto plan or build a … Continue reading…

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Economic News and Its Impact on Public Safety

The economic news coming from cities and counties nationwide is abysmal. With the nation in a deep recession since 2007, some say even larger budget cuts are now reaching public safety agencies. Continue reading…

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How Emergency Management Is Changing

Like all professions, emergency management has evolved throughout the years to become what it is today – a defined field of work that’s paving a career path for future employees. The modern concept of emergency management has grown from the … Continue reading…

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Police Fire Facility Cost and Funding Benefit Analysis

Most state, count or state departments are competing for the same budget money. Developing a strong Cost Benefit Analysis is a critical element in the funding battle. Continue reading…

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