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Created as a Committee of the Cumberland Valley Volunteer Firemen's Association, the Institute serves as an informal advisory panel of public safety leaders committed to reducing deaths and injuries to America's Emergency Responders. Click here to learn more...

Mission Statement

Created as a Committee of the Cumberland Valley Volunteer Firemen's Association, the Institute serves as an informal advisory panel of public safety leaders committed to reducing deaths and injuries to America's Emergency Responders. Click here to learn more...

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Help Needed for Important Highway Safety Survey
The Temporary Traffic Control Committee (TTCC) of the National Committee on Uniform Traffic Control Devices (NCUTCD) is collecting information about current practices for temporary traffic control (TTC) at roadway and highway incident scenes. One issue that has come to our attention is the increasing use of “traffic arrow devices” of various types on emergency vehicles (fire, police, EMS) and other response agency vehicles that assist at traffic incidents (safety service patrols, tow trucks, DOT
Service Set for Beaumont, Texas Officer Struck, Killed by Chase Suspect
The funeral service has been set for a southeast Texas police officer killed when a suspect fleeing authorities in a sport utility vehicle struck his police car. The funeral service for Bryan Mitchell Hebert, the 36-year-old Beaumont officer, will be Wednesday at 11 a.m. at the Beaumont Civic Center.
Funeral Tuesday for Canadian Officer Struck, Killed by Van
Thousands are expected next week to attend the funeral of a 32-year-old police officer who was dragged to his death while conducting a routine traffic stop early Tuesday morning.
Kentucky Jurors Deliberate on hit-and-run Death of Police Officer
A 12-member jury resumed deliberations Thursday on whether Glenn Doneghy should be convicted of murder in the hit-and-run death of Lexington police officer Bryan Durman last year.
Kentucky: EMS death-benefits legislation passes unanimously in state house
A bill extending state death benefits to EMS workers was passed in the Kentucky House of Representatives 95-0 Friday morning. Jessamine County Paramedic John Mackey died on duty in November after being struck by a vehicle.
New York: TROOPER MURDER: Upton pretrial hearing set
A pretrial hearing is expected to begin March 3 for Almond Upton, the man accused of murdering state Trooper Christopher Skinner on Interstate 81, in advance of his July trial date in Broome County Court.
Oklahoma: Hundreds run in honor of fallen OHP trooper
It's been almost a year since Oklahoma Highway Patrol trooper Nicholas Dees was killed in the line of duty, and on Saturday hundreds gathered in Durant for a memorial run in his honor.
Michigan: Tow truck drivers, first responders honor Jason Schultz
The usual somber black of funeral attire clashed with neon yellow Wednesday morning, as hundreds of tow truck drivers and emergency personnel gathered with the family and friends of Jason Schultz.
Illinois: Trucker gets 2 years in prison for crash that killed state trooper
The brother of an Illinois state trooper who was killed when a trucker slammed into his squad car tearfully testified Friday that was he "left with only anger" as a judge sentenced the truck driver to two years in prison.
Virginia: 163 Wrecks After Surprise Snow Wednesday
Law enforcement across the region are warning residents to stay off the roads after snow and ice have left slick, dangerous surfaces.
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