View from the Street * August 2016

By Eric Reddeck, NFFF Everyone Goes Home Advocate

On July 12-13 in Chesapeake, Virginia, I had the pleasure of  watching Master Instructor Jack Sullivan teach Train-The -Trainer  for,  The second Strategic Highway Research Program (SHRP2). National Traffic Incident Management Responder Training Program  The class had someone from all TIM groups and had a friendly free flow of information for the class on TIM in their chosen field. Once again I could see the importance of  planning and training in the classroom for events of an emergency scene.

July Article in  Police Chief   Best Practices in Traffic Incident Management  Statewide Approach: Oregon  Traffic Incident Management Strategic Plan, Local Approach: Stafford Country, Virginia winner of the Traffic Incident Management Special Award in the 2015 National Law Enforcement Challenge.

 Helpful Video for  All TIM Groups –

NFFF shows the fire chief perspective on line-of-duty deaths

Twelve chiefs representing every type of department –metropolitan and rural, career, volunteer and wildland – share the grim realities of coping with a line-of-duty death.

New Model for Exposure to Potentially Traumatic Events – The model and accompanying notes explain the components of determining who is impacted and who may need assistance NFFF Protocol for Exposure to Occupational Stress

 2016 Killed in the Line of Duty   *all causes*

Police Officers   68
Firefighters       46
EMS      ?           4+
Towers  ?          4+

 Eric Reddeck
NFFF Everyone Goes Home Advocate

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