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Alternate Posting Location: Virtual Reality for Law Enforcement Training

Two new Police1 articles about virtual reality. Check them out: Why virtual reality and police training go together Axon Roadshow brings conference experience to police departments

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Alternate Posting Location: Unmasking Our Heroes

In late April I was able to tour the Unmasking Our Heroes exhibit at the New York City Fire Museum. Read about my visit on EMS1. NYC Fire Museum honors FDNY EMS response to COVID-19 Other highlights of my visit to NYC: Running in Central Park Several bike rides on CitiBike rentals Neal Award wins […]

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Alternate Posting Location: Lives Lost

Flags were already flying at half-mast on Saturday to honor the more than 1 million Americans who have died from COVID-19, when a young man consumed with hate and prejudice opened fire at a Buffalo grocery store, killing 10 and injuring three others. The scope of either tragedy, 10 lives or 1 million lives, is […]

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Alternate Posting Location: The Big Issues in EMS

New on EMS1 … Issue: Red lights and sirens Case study: How to use EMS Trend Report data Issue: Recruitment and retention Do something different: Why it’s time to question everything about recruitment Issue: Hospital bed delays 7 things we’ve learned from the Wolfberg and Wirth ‘Ambulances held hostage’ series

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Wordle is Everywhere

Regular Wordle is the first internet sensation of 2022. Do you play? I need more than regular Wordle. How about? Sports Wordle Music Wordle History Wordle Police and Fire Wordle Geography Wordle And we for sure need EMS Wordle. Read EMS Wordle: Five-letter EMS words you should know on EMS1.com

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Alternate Listening Location: Serving to Lead

On a special edition of the EMS One-Stop podcast I turned the table to interview Rob Lawrence (@UKRobL), the show host, about his Sandhurst military leadership training and his second career as an EMS leader in the United Kingdom and United States. Give a listen below or subscribe on Apple Podcasts.

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Electric Vehicles for Police, Fire and EMS

As world leaders met in Scottland for the COP26 and debated initiatives to combat climate change, I took a look at the slow, but accelerating adoption of electric vehicles in police, fire and EMS. Read now on: EMS1 FireRescue1 Police1

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Alternate Posting Location: Plan for a furlough

A furlough is a mandatory, temporary layoff that is unpaid. In some industries, furloughs might be for consecutive days, weeks or even months. With furloughs coming to public safety, now is the time to adopt a furlough mindset to prepare for “when I am furloughed” rather than “if I am furloughed.”   Read my ideas to help you […]

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Alternate Posting Location: Zero Medic Applicants

Increase pay and paramedics will come? $20k sign-on bonus says otherwise. See full article on EMS1.

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Dreaming at 1.5x

To fit in listening to my favorite podcasts I recently made the switch to listening at 1.5x speed. For news, sports and interview shows I don’t mind the cadence change. It’s not quite as easy for comedy shows as it messes with the timing. Nonetheless, it helps me get through the shows I want to […]