April 2015 * View from the Street

By Eric Reddeck, NFFF * Everyone Goes Home Advocate

2015 Killed in the Line of Duty (by all causes)

Police Officers    37  http://www.odmp.org/search/year/2014?ref=sidebar
Firefighters         25   http://apps.usfa.fema.gov/firefighter-fatalities/
EMS                      02   http://www.nemsms.org/notices.ht
Towers                  05   http://www.internationaltowingmuseum.org

The Traffic Signal Timing Manual, FHWA Office of Operations, gives many ways on how traffic signals can be used to improve first responder and public safety: http://www.ops.fhwa.dot.gov/publications/fhwahop08024/chapter9.htm. And check out the list of statewide TIM programs on the web: http://timnetwork.org/tim-programs/.

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

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