Moments in 2011 captured in photos. Some tragic, all informative.
TSA Top Ten Catches
This list comprises the TSA's Top Ten Good Catches of 2011. Some dangerous, some just plain wierd ...read more
Top Information in 2011
Fire Service, LOOD, Historical Overview
Law Enforcement, LOOD - Police Deaths Rise Sharply Again
Help and join the conversation to improve emergency management - The FEMA Think Tank.
Get your department involved - National Citizen Corps Council
'Most-Clicked' Goes To The Dogs
In the Training News links featured on the right column of this newsletter each month, it is not surprising that a lot of clicks are for articles about money (economic climate, funding, grants and so on) but that theme gets second place. The first place winner with the highest overall click rate is anything relating to dogs.
Either there is a surging interest in K-9 activities or people just want to read about man's best friend. Either way, for 2011 the dogs get Two Paws Up.
Benchmarking Some of the Nation's Best Training 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 embarking on your own endeavor to build a new training center.
Luzerne County Community College, Public Safety Training Institute - Nanticoke, Pennsylvania
Northeastern Illinois Public Safety Training Academy
Tarrant County College Public Safety Institute
Fort Worth, Texas
Treasure Coast Public Safety Training Complex
Ft. Pierce, Florida
Washoe County Regional Public Safety Training Center
Washoe County, Nevada
Your Most Popular Reads...
Here is a look at the newsletter's 2011 training articles that garnered the most interest and created the most discussion and buzz.
Training By Computer, Some Not All
- a look at the e-learning controversy ...read more
When A Cop Is Shot
- explores how the family is wounded as well ...read more
- a personal story about the events of 9/11 ...read more
Don't Know Where To Start With Your Shooting Range?
- asking the right questions is crucial ...read more