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March 2014 
The Multi-Department Approach Is Changing Training          


In most cases, the Governance and Daily Operational Management of a Public Safety Training Center is pretty straightforward. Commonly, the Lead Training Officer has responsibility for daily operational management of the facility and reports to a Chief Officer on matters of budget, capital improvements, staffing changes, etc.

The Lead Trainer schedules training events, makes sure all training props are functioning properly, and ensures that training records are accurate and properly maintained. Over the past five years, however, it has been my experience that more and more training centers are adopting a multi-agency, multi-department approach concerning all aspects of the funding, construction, daily operations, and recurring maintenance
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Three Models For The "Multi" Approach 


Model 1:

One Owner; Multiple Users 

Model 2:
Multiple Owners; Revolving Daily Management

Model 3:

Multiple Owners; Non-Sworn Manager and Civilian Staff



A Closer Look At The New Charger:            




SKIDCAR recently unveiled the new training and demo vehicle. Take another look at the SKIDCAR Charger.



Citizens Submit Their Questions
Q & A 
The questions below
were asked (submitted) by non public safety professionals. We found some of the questions to be interesting, funny, and some insightful. Click on the answer to read responses or add your own.  



Q:  What is it like for a cop to investigate another cop?


Q: What steps do firefighters take to determine whether there's a fire or if it's a false alarm?   
Q:  W What is something that you learned in the military or law enforcement about firearms that every recreational user should know?
A: (answer)   


Q:  If you smell marijuana being smoked by a neighbor in their backyard, should you notify the police?
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Skidcar System


The SKIDCAR SYSTEMŽ is an advanced driver training solution that teaches drivers to anticipate car control problems before they occur. With SKIDCAR™, drivers experience exactly how a vehicle will behave in situations that can cause traction loss, including adverse weather, excessive speed, rapid braking or steering errors. But unlike other programs that simply teach reactionary motor skills, SKIDCAR trains drivers to think, maintain control, and avoid trouble ahead of time.


FIREBLAST  Global    


With the significant expansion of our business from the North American market to the International stage, Fireblast is now embracing our new DBA, Fireblast Global. This change will undoubtedly solidify our vision at Fireblast Global to be the World's leading provider of Advanced Fire Training Simulators.  As such, Fireblast Global will continue to exemplify our commitment to Integrity, Innovation, and Intellect, always keeping at the forefront, the customer's needs for the most realistic, and technically advanced training environments. Please visit our newly designed website,, for a complete listing of all products for your agency's training needs.   


Kidde Fire Trainers 


Kidde Fire Trainers brings together the proven leaders in the industry to offer the broadest range of fire training solutions to meet your training needs. With more than 30 years of live fire training knowledge, Kidde Fire Trainers has the experience that instills confidence. Count on Kidde to deliver innovative training systems, installed on time and within budget.




FAAC Incorporated builds and delivers high-fidelity driver training simulator systems for public safety and emergency response agencies. FAAC simulators are used primarily to develop higher cognitive driving functions such as judgment, multi-tasking, and decision-making in high-risk, low-frequency situations. In addition, simulators are used for teaching SOPs, incident command, and building muscle memory for basic driving techniques. Instructors replay the student's driving exercise for critique and remediation opportunities.


MILO Range Kinect 


IES Interactive Training is a world-leading manufacturer of advanced interactive force-option decision/response simulators and firearms training systems.  IES's award winning MILO Range training simulator systems are selected by agencies interested in improving weapons and force-option deployment skills, decision-making and cognitive thinking skills, and measuring individual and collective tactical and technical skills in law enforcement, public safety and combat environments.



Drager's comprehensive portfolio of both Class A and B professional fire training props, as well as custom configurable SCBA confidence mazes, allow solutions that are tailored to the unique needs of individual fire departments, giving Fire Fighters the ability to practice in a safe environment.  Whether you are looking for a fixed or mobile solution, let the experts at Drager help you design the solution that is right for you.  

Responder Gateway has been designed to make it easy to find exactly what's going on in the world of the emergency responder. One place. One stop. One source. This site is a great resource for anyone who wants to stay up to date about various subjects within the first responder industry and doesn't have time to waste. 


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FDIC Indianapolis

Visit our sponsors at the FDIC conference!

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