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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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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.
Nevada: Supporters plan fundraiser for Metro officer struck by car
They are often the targets of fists, knives and bullets, but police also have to face the same everyday dangers as the rest of the community. Even the biggest, bravest cop can get hit by a car.
New Jersey: Family of Cliffside Park officer who was fatally struck by SUV files lawsuit
The parents of Stephen Petruzzello, a special police officer who was fatally struck by an SUV while on foot patrol last year, are suing the driver, Public Service Electric and Gas Co. and the unidentified owner or operator of another vehicle, claiming all three had a role in their son’s death.
Colorado: Troopers severely injured in the line of duty honored by Colorado State Patrol
Two state troopers severely in the line of duty have been honored with awards for bravery. The Colorado State Patrol awarded Trooper Bellamann Hee and Trooper Eugene Hofacker Purple Hearts for their actions in 2014.
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