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?          

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.

New Model for Exposure to Potentially Traumatic Events

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.

National Unified Goal

FHWA Emergency Transportation Operations

Responder Safety  

NFFF  Everyone Goes Home

TIM Network

2013  Killed in the Line of Duty
   Police Officers  52
   Fire Fighters     63   NFA 
   EMS                     16
   Towers               17

   Eric  Reddeck
   NFFF  * Everyone Goes Home Advocate 

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