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September 2014
How to Write a Training Center Mission Statement
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 believe another key element for success is the Training Center Mission Statement.

More Than  Mere Words

Why is a mission statement for your training center so important? Well, think of it this way. While the 7-Step Business Planning process provides a detailed step-by-step road map that is essential to the development, operation, and maintenance of your police or firefighter training facility, the mission statement offers a concise description of the fundamental purpose of the training center. It helps answer two critical questions:


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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:  Did people jump from the WTC towers on 9/11 because their rooms were on fire and they were about to be burned alive?


Q: Firefighting: Does direction of handline rotation matter during interior firefighting?
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Q:  Police Procedures: What are the basic principles of hostage negotiation?
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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.  

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South Bend firefighters get  their own training facility

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