The International Public Safety Association, a 501(c)3 non-profit public safety membereship association, hosts mission critical web-trainings on a regular basis. These educational, thought leadership trainings are always highly reviewed and well attended. Members and Non-Members can now rent all of our webcasts on-demand 24/7.
Protecting Public Safety - How to Remove Your Name from Nefarious Websites
Protecting Public Safety - How to Remove Your Name from Nefarious Websites

Go ahead - Google yourself. What did you find? 

You probably found your name on several nefarious websites. Even when you go to remove your name, a new website appears and voila – so does your name.  

Doxxing is defined as the practice of researching and broadcasting personally identifiable information (such as names, addresses, phone numbers, spouse, children, relatives, financial history, and much more) about an individual for the purposes of causing harm. 

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Protecting Public Safety - How to Remove Your Name from Nefarious Websites

Go ahead - Google yourself. What did you find? 

You probably found your name on several nefarious websites. Even when you go to remove your name, a new website appears and voila – so does your name.  

Doxxing is defined as the practice of researching and broadcasting personally identifiable information (such as names, addresses, phone numbers, spouse, children, relatives, financial history, and much more) about an individual for the purposes of causing harm. 

Integration of Tactical Dispatch: Critical Support for Incident Commanders
This course is designed for Incident Commanders, Tactical Team Leaders, and Tactical Dispatchers. This course will: 

  • Define the Tactical Dispatcher 
  • Discuss the multi-faceted benefits of incorporating Tactical Dispatchers into high element and critical incident field call outs for Tactical Teams and Incident Commanders 
  • Identify the wide range of roles for which Incident Commanders and Tactical Team Leaders can utilize Tactical Dispatchers on the scene of a high element or critical incident call out 
  • Communicate the necessary equipment for integration of Tactical Dispatchers to the Incident Command post 
  • Identify key aspects of the team selection process necessary to ensure successful integration of Tactical Dispatchers to Tactical Teams 
Suicide in Public Safety - Prevention, Intervention and Postvention
The IPSA's web-training about suicide in public safety is for anyone in government or the private sector. The course syllabus includes: 

Section 1: Suicide Prevention 
Contributing risk factors 
Recognizing signs 
Mental health related to suicide 

Section 2: Suicide Intervention 
Knowing when to step in 
Listening skills 
Resources and getting help 

Section 3: Suicide Postvention 
First response impact 
Postevention = Prevention 
Resilience and resources 
Webcast: Ventura County Violent Incident Response class (Rescue Task Force Class)

This webcast provides all first responders with the knowledge, tactics and confidence necessary to work quickly with available resources to locate and neutralize an active shooter while simultaneously providing rapid medical care and a mass casualty response.

To date, Ventura County has conducted over 300 classes and trained 2900+ law enforcement officers, firefighters, EMS crews and dispatchers.

Instruction will be provided by J. Scott Quirarte of the Ventura County Fire Department. Captain Quirarte is a seasoned trainer and everyone who attends will gain a vast amount of knowledge about how to safely respond to violent incidents, fights, stabbings, shootings, domestics and unknowns.

Naloxone (Narcan) Administration Training and Information
The instructors provide current information on the opioid problem, opioid medications and administration. They also discuss the important role law enforcement and EMT’s have in combating overdose deaths.Then they will give an overview of Naloxone, specifically, they discuss how it works, scenarios when it should be administered, discuss when it should NOT be used and also cover some of the side effects associated with it.
EMS State of the Union: IFAKS, Go-Bags, Narcan, and Entering the Warm Zone
Assistant Chief Ken Davidson of the Second Alarmers Rescue Squad is going to talk about several contemporary topics law enforcement, firefighters and EMS are addressing. This session is very dynamic and a lot of information is shared.
TEMS: It’s Not All Blood and Guts
This webcast discusses the fundamentals of TEMS.
Reno Air Races: Responding to A Plane in the Stands
During this webcast, Kevin Romero, the Vice President and Public Information Officer for the Regional EMS Authority “REMSA” Reno, NV, discusses the Police, Fire and EMS response to the 2011 plane crash into the stands at the Reno Air Races.

Many lessons learned have led to Operational changes still in effect today. Like any event, pre-planning played a large part in the successful response that ultimately transported 54 patients in 62 minutes. But that wouldn't come without some chaos and confusion that is a must share with other response agencies.
Dealing with the Aftermath: Critical Incident Stress Debriefing Tactics for Public Safety
It is inevitable that during the line of duty, public safety officials will be involved directly or indirectly in a critical incident. While public safety officials and emergency responders may receive substantial training on how to manage critical incidents, powerful emotions may be related to the incident. The outcome of a critical incident may cause a disruption in emotional, physical, or psychological functioning. As a result, the individual may experience short term, or potentially long term, crisis reactions.

During this webinar, attendees will learn about how to take specific steps to action improvement. Ms. Amy Morgan, Training Officer for the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation, will provide a way to blend common post-incident review methods. Ms. Morgan will discuss Critical Incident Stress Debriefing (CISD), techniques used to manage Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), and the importance of conducting an After Action Review (AAR). Additionally, Ms. Morgan will discuss the importance of going beyond the AAR to rebuild the department’s morale and restore cohesion.
Preparing for Crisis: Leading Training Practices between Communications Center and Field Operations
This webcast will provide emergency first responders (telecommunications, law enforcement, fire, EMS) the triumphs and lessons learned when implementing a successful multidiscipline training program between the Communications Center and Clinical departments. The ultimate goal of the "Crossover Program" is to cross-train all personnel so they have the ability to work shifts in either department and to assist the agency during any staffing shortage or crisis.
21st Century Law Enforcement Use of Force
Few topics in law enforcement cause more public scrutiny than use of force. The right to use force carries with it tremendous responsibility and officers must be well prepared to make decisions under stressful circumstances. With an equal emphasis on both officer safety and public safety, we will explore current trends in use of force and provide practical methods of enhancing force decision making.
Healthcare Violence, Active Shooter/Intruder Response
This webcast will provide healthcare leadership, management, security, and first responders with information and strategies on recognizing and responding to the dynamic challenges and issues violent incidents within the healthcare workplace.
Emerging Technology: Raman Spectroscopy Applications in Public Safety
New developments in the area of Raman Spectroscopy has opened up innovative applications for public safety. Emerging challenges for first responders that are addressed by these new developments include: fentanyl poisoning in heroin and other illicit drugs, counterfeit prescription medications, identification of explosive precursors and primary explosives, and discriminating between hazardous and non-hazardous biological agents.

The webcast will discuss the new developments in the technology that are allowing for these new uses. It will also discuss the application of the technology as it applies to each use case. The presenter, Dr. Rina Dukor, is a highly recognized scientist in the areas of two unique spectroscopic techniques - VCD (Vibrational Circular Dichroism) & ROA (Raman Optical Activity).

First responders will gain an understanding of how this new technology can be applied in the field and in the lab to better protect the public and to improve first responder safety.
911 - The Critical Voice of Dispatchers/Call Takers
Every year during the second week of April, telecommunications personnel in the public safety community are honored. National Public Safety Telecommunications Week is a 7 day event that brings celebration, honor, and publicity focused on the otherwise unsung hero on the other end of the line. It is a great opportunity to reflect on the importance of the 911 call taker/dispatcher and to understand their vital role in public service as the first, first responder.

This webcast discusses the heavy responsibilities of the 911 call taker/dispatcher. The information shared during this event will help remind us all that we need to make sure to include them in training drills and after action reviews and treat them with the same respect as all other public safety personnel.
Webcast: 911 Call Takers & Dispatchers, Education on Active Shooter/Intruder Response
This webcast provides dispatchers and 911 call takers with effective instructions, strategies and principles that will allow them to provide timely instruction and direction to those person(s) involved in an active shooter event. 

Emergency dispatchers and 911 call takers are expected to be educated and effectively prepared to provide timely, clear and effective instruction to those calling that may be under extreme duress. This webcast will provide tips and strategies on how to effectively provide clear and timely instruction that includes emergency tasking while first responders are en route is absolutely critical. 

Note that some of the audio from the 911 calls are low-volume.