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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...

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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I-80 pileup victims still stranded in Cheyenne-Good TIM Practices Help Alleviate More Problems
CHEYENNE WY April 6 2015. An ongoing spring storm and crash cleanup efforts kept a large portion of Interstate 80 closed Friday following a series of pileups that injured 27 people Thursday. With all the bad news there was a bright spot. Good news is there were no fatalities and that the agency’s initiatives made a positive difference: 1) 20 minutes before the first accident WYDOT’s TMC lowered the variable speed limits to 45mph, and 2) due to the size of the accident the response involved many
The Respondersafety Learning Network Goes Live
Respondersafety.com from the Emergency Responder Safety Institute (ERSI) is now releasing free training modules on The Respondersafety Learning Network.
U.S. Senator Chris Coons Selected as Honorary Chairman of the CVVFA Emergency Responder Safety Institute
U.S. Senator Chris Coons has been selected to serve as the honorary chair of the Cumberland Valley Volunteer Firemen's Association's Emergency Responder Safety Institute, which serves as an advisory group committed to reducing death and injuries to emergency responders operating on the highways helping others.
Tragic Death of New York Trooper is a Life Lesson
A memorial still marks the spot on the Youngmann Highway where Trooper Kevin Dobson was killed in March. You would know what it is only if you know what happened there.
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.
CVVFA Receives $297,500 Fire Grant to Launch a Responder Safety Learning Network
The Federal Emergency Management Agency in the Department of Homeland Security awarded the Cumberland Valley Volunteer Firemen’s Association (CVVFA) a Fire Prevention and Safety Grant to establish a Responder Safety Learning Network. The network will reach thousands of roadway responders with life safety training to protect them while helping others at highway incidents. The CVVFA is the parent organization of the Emergency Responder Safety Institute that operates ResponderSafety.com
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.
Ohio: Hundreds of tow trucks at funeral for driver hit, killed on Ohio Turnpike
A tow truck driver was tragically hit and killed while helping a stranded driver on the Ohio Turnpike earlier this week and now his fellow drivers hope his death can spread awareness about the importance of moving over for roadside workers.
Minnesota: MnDOT ceremony remembers lives lost working on MN highways
A ceremony on Tuesday paid tribute to highway workers who paid the ultimate price while working on transportation projects in Minnesota.
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