Tag Archives: Planning

Training Center Funding; New Ideas and Old Favorites

It has been the experience of IBG that federal and state funding avenues for public services training facilities are generally difficult to come by. Many government agencies take the approach that facilities (bricks and mortar) are the responsibility of the … 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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Training Facility Planning, Avoid The BIG Mistake

So you want to build a Police or Fire Training Center (maybe even a Combined Partnership). You’ve identified several potential locations. The chief is on board. You have strong support from the fire or police union (or both). The city manager has expressed optimism for the project. Congratulations you’re “almost” there. At this point the usual next step is to call over to the facilities department and purchasing and tell them you need an RFP for architectural design services. Big Mistake. Let me tell you why Continue reading…

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