Public Safety Workforce Blogs

The Deadly Effects of Sleep Deprivation for Public Safety Agencies

Planning Public Safety Agency Budgets After an Unpredictable Year

6 Steps Fire/EMS Can Take with Fewer Volunteers During COVID-19

Evolving Technology for Public Safety’s Unprecedented Scheduling Needs

Preparing Fire & Rescue for the Workforce Challenges Ahead

4 Ways COVID-19 is Transforming Court Procedures

How to Protect Jail and Prison Populations from COVID-19

It’s Time to Rethink How Your Agency Operates

Effective Scheduling of Correctional Officers is Essential (Video)

How Does Your Agency Manage Schedules When Natural Disasters Strike? [Video]

Instilling, developing and monitoring professionalism in firefighter crews [Video]

Disaster countermeasures involve mass EMS cooperation [Video]

Tracking empowerment and accountability in police departments [Video]

Teamwork and Unity: Essential in Corrections [Video]

FirstNet Launches, Bringing New Possibilities - and New Training Needs [Video]

New Response Strategies Prepare EMS for Active Shooter Incidents [Video]

Incident Action Plans Help Firefighters Battle Forest Fires [Video]

EMS fatigue: Countering this dangerous condition [Video]

Officer culture positively transforms EMS operations [Video]

Police Leadership: Plan for Succession [Video]

Let's Focus on Recognizing Stress in Our Firefighters [Video]

Policing Today Means Understanding Social Media [Video]

Ways to reduce the firefighting gender gap [Video]

Unique scheduling needed for police assigned to protect schools [Video]

Resources needed for firefighter mental health programs [Video]

Flexible First Responder Roles: A Boon for Small Town Response Times? [Video]

Body-worn cameras for corrections require policies [Video]

Maximize the effectiveness of EMS field training [Video]

Effectively combining career and volunteer firefighter staff [Video]

Routine Situations Can Be Dangerous for Fatigued Officers [Video]

How to Increase Correctional Officer Retention [Video]

Tips for Hiring and Retaining the Best Police Officers [Video]

Managing millennial firefighters [Video]

Ensure police officers have current de-escalation training [Video]

Shift swapping: Are your policies being controlled? [Video]

Workforce management software enhances predictive policing [Video]

Public safety scheduling changes when disaster strikes [Video]

Keep careful records of self-directed EMS training [Video]

Law Enforcement Staffing for Crime Prevention Month [Video]

Effectively managing EMS field training [Video]

As police roles expand, workforce technology is essential [Video]

Police departments can make effective use of special overtime [Video]

Fatigue policies can prevent firefighter sleep deprivation [Video]

Improving Public Safety Workforce Diversity [Video]

Rapid response training benefits all public safety agencies [Video]

Volunteer fire departments pressed to add EMS [Video]

Unprecedented times for law enforcement recruitment [Video]

Aircraft drones - the latest innovative tools for public safety [Video]

Certifications help emergency dispatchers excel [Video]

Body-worn cameras: Are law enforcement agencies ready? [Video]

Accountability essential in public safety [Video]

Fire departments must enforce operational guidelines [Video]

Multidisciplinary rapid response teams require training [Video]

Body cameras for police call for ongoing training [Video]

Dispatchers' connection to emergency responses shouldn't be underestimated [Video]

'Floating' firefighters could patch scheduling holes [Video]

Fighting back against volunteer firefighter shortages [Video]

When local populations increase, so should public safety staffing [Video]

Long response times call for EMS volunteers [Video]

New technology promises to help first responders [Video]

Police vehicle training reaches new levels of realism [Video]

Natural disaster preparedness affects all public safety [Video]

Retiring Firefighters vs. New Recruits – Finding the Balance [Video]

Emergency services can combine staffing authority [Video]

New efforts could attract much-needed corrections officers [Video]

Simulated firefighting scenarios teach valuable skills [Video]

Opioid Exposure - The Latest First Responder Health Hazard [Video]

Austin EMS Medics May Get Relief In New Schedules [Video]

Shortage of Officers and Other Gaps Found In University Of Texas Security [Video]

San Jose Faces Police Staffing Emergency [Video]

Kansas City Strikes Salary Deal With Firefighter Union [Video]

Boston EMS Sees Higher Call Volumes [Video]

Are Correctional Officers Prepared to Guard Inmates? [Video]

Report: DFW Airport Lacks Adequate Police Staffing Levels [Video]

Small Cities Plan for Regional Dispatch Center [Video]

Should Police Staffing Be Based on Population, or Workload? [Video]

Keeping Public Transit Lines Safe [Video]

Firefighter Shortages Lead to Excessive Overtime [Video]

Rural Counties Struggle with Emergency Response Times [Video]

Hiring Freeze Impact on Overtime Costs – Is it Measurable? [Video]

New Police Technology Increases Need for Training [Video]

Florida Prisons Face Staffing Shortages [Video]

Hiring More Firefighters Not Always the Best Answer to Excess OT [Video]

Public Safety Understaffed on School Campuses [Video]

Prisons Must Balance Budget and Fatigue When Staffing Officers [Video]

EMS Departments Face Volunteer Shortages [Video]

Technology Can Help Dispatchers Reduce Emergency Response Time [Video]

Smarter Firefighter Staffing Seen as Solution to Slow Response Time [Video]

Public sector alternatives to privatization [Video]

Nightly Staffing Resources for Emergency Services Stretched Thin [Video]

How can staffing automation deter prison disruptions? [Video]

Workforce management technology – is it worth the investment? [Video]

How are police departments controlling overtime spending? [Video]

Electronic subpoena management saves time and cost [VIDEO]

California town benefits from community policing [VIDEO]

How can we improve campus safety? [VIDEO]