View from the Street ** July 2013

Visibility of responders is a key factor in safe emergency operation on the roadways.  When was the last time that  The BOSS was on the side of the road working an incident with vehicles passing  by at a high rate of speed?  The View from the Street  is much different than from an Office.  Are Your crews following  your agencies safety practices? Does Your agency  follow BEST Practices in High Visibility Innovations for your equipment?  http://learning.respondersafety.com/          

National Fallen Firefighters Foundation Launches New Online Learning Network for the Fire Service.  This new learning network will bring critical training in safety, operations, and community relations to more than 1 million firefighters and fire officers in the United States.  http://www.fireherolearningnetwork.com/

New Model for Exposure to Potentially Traumatic Events  http://flsi13.everyonegoeshome.com/

Officer Safety and Wellness has always been the IACP’s top priority. Our organizational belief is that no injury to or death of a law enforcement professional is acceptable. http://www.theiacp.org/About/CenterforOfficerSafetyandWellness/tabid/1097/Default.aspx

National Unified Goal   http://ntimc.transportation.org/Pages/NationalUnifiedGoal(NUG).aspx

FHWA Emergency Transportation Operations  http://ops.fhwa.dot.gov/eto_tim_pse/index.htm

Responder Safety     http://www.respondersafety.com  

NFFF  Everyone Goes Home     http://www.everyonegoeshome.com

TIM Network    http://timnetwork.org

2013  Killed in the Line of Duty
   Police Officers  52   http://www.odmp.org/search/year?year=2013
   Fire Fighters     63  http://www.firehero.org/   NFA  http://www.usfa.fema.gov/fireservice/ 
   EMS                     16    http://www.nemsms.org/notices.htm
   Towers               17    http://www.internationaltowingmuseum.org/

   Eric  Reddeck   HRFSOC@cox.net
   NFFF  * Everyone Goes Home Advocate    http://www.everyonegoeshome.com 

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