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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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Police and Firefighters, “Wear a Seatbelt.” No More Funerals!

Call to Police and Firefighters, “Wear A Seatbelt.” No more needless funerals Earlier this year I wrote about seatbelts, police officers and firefighters. Statistics and excuses surround the great seatbelt “debate.” By definition a debate needs two sides, in this … 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 To Begin Planning For A Police or Firefighter Training Center

In the fast-changing world of public safety, more and more public safety departments are finding that their current training facilities are outdated and sorely lacking in the equipment, technology and props needed to adequately train their growing numbers of police and firefighters. straightforward, well-researched plan — and police and fire training centers are no exception. Continue reading…

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Should Police and Firefighters Wear Seatbelts?

In case you missed it (yes, sarcasm purposefully implied), it’s dangerous for police or firefighters to ride in an emergency response vehicle without wearing a seatbelt! Continue reading…

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FDNY seatbelt initiative increases firefighter safety

Get the latest information on fire service news, trends, intelligence and more. Mutual Aid Blog Yes, it is bad. Yes, everyone is telling us what we do and what we are comfortable doing is insignificant or useless and out of date — but the last time, I checked the […]

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Police and Firefighter Hiring Trend Continues

As we reach the midyear point, police and firefighter hiring trend appears to be accelerating along with a couple of interesting twists. Continue reading…

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Police and Fire Academies Hiring: Is the Tide Turning?

We have all read the headlines and many have felt the reality of reduced or eliminated public safety recruit academies over the past 4 years. Have we turned the corner on reduced Fire/EMS and Police hiring? Can we state without a doubt that the worst of the hiring freeze is over? As with most things, there is no absolute yes or no answer. Continue reading…

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Public Safety Training Newsletter Available

A monthly one-stop source for news, events, technical data, product information & trends and success stories for the public safety training industry. Continue reading…

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Fire Apparatus Drivers Program

The DPSST Regional Fire Section is no stranger to remote delivery for the Oregon Fire Service. Thier new tool; Skid Avoidance for Fire Apparatus Drivers (SAFAD). A training tool for fire apparatus driver training. Continue reading…

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