Public Safety Workforce Blogs

The Cost of Poor Scheduling in Public Safety

Public Safety Workforce Trends to Watch in 2023

The Future of Remote Hearings in a Post-COVID World

How Fire Departments Can Improve Their Volunteer Membership

What Leaders Can Do About Occupational Stress in Policing

Managing Staffing Shortages in Federal Prisons

Why Training & Tech Are Top Priorities for Law Enforcement Agencies

How Technology Is Transforming the Court System

Why Firefighter Leaders Should Focus on Health and Wellness

Improving Corrections Retention & Recruitment in 2022

GSA Essentials for State and Local Government Procurement

Are Your Off-Duty Policies Putting Your Agency at Risk?

Managing Recruitment, Retention and Volunteers in Fire Departments

Why Public Safety Agencies Are Focusing On Cybersecurity

How Public Safety Agencies Can Handle Fatigue, Overtime and Burnout

4 Performance Metrics Fire Chiefs Should Be Monitoring

Leadership Essentials for a Resilient Public Safety Workforce

Budgeting Challenges? Leverage the Value of Your Workforce Data.

The Deadly Effects of Sleep Deprivation for Public Safety Agencies

5 Tips for Public Safety Recruitment and Retention

Virtual Courts ... Predictions and Beyond

Mobile Apps and the Future of First Response

Beyond 2020 and Its Effect on 2021 Law Enforcement

Public Safety Budget Planning 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 Has Transformed 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]