The Rural Domestic Preparedness Consortium (RDPC) is hosting a tuition-free training course on event security.
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The Rural Domestic Preparedness Consortium (RDPC) has updated its website to include a new layout that makes it easier for users to find the information they need.
Public safety first responders from across the country will be in Maryland this week for a three-day workshop co-hosted by the Small, Rural, Tribal and Border Regional Center (SRTB-RC), a public safety program operated by The Center for Rural Development. Workshop participants will be at Loews Annapolis Maryland, located at 126 West St. Annapolis, from June 11-13 for a pre-flight [...]
The following courses make up a list of courses currently in the NISP catalogue. Several of the courses are tailored specifically for intelligence analysts, but each is available to all emergency responders and law enforcement officials. Alternative Futures Analysis: In this course, participants will learn a technique used by strategic analysts and planners to develop [...]
Montgomery Police Chief Kevin Billiot believes in “paying it forward.” Earlier this year, Billiot’s struggling police department in Montgomery, La., received three donated police cruisers from the Gila River, Az. Police Department. With only a need for two of the three donated vehicles, Billiot is “paying” such kindness forward by donating one of the newly [...]
Rural first responders and healthcare professionals in the region learned more about how they can work collaboratively in the event of a bioterrorism incident at a free public awareness training session presented by the Rural Domestic Preparedness Consortium (RDPC) on June 14 at The Center for Rural Development in Somerset. Participants attended an eight-hour pilot [...]
First responders and health professionals can receive free training at a bioterrorism awareness-level course presented June 14 at The Center for Rural Development.
At the inaugural 2012 Somernites Cruise weekend April 25 and 26, the thousands of muscle car enthusiasts packed into downtown Somerset, Ky. might not have seen the small, white helicopter-like aircraft quietly patrolling the skies above them. But Lt. Shannon Smith of the Somerset Police Department certainly saw them—from the pilot’s seat of the two-seat [...]
When Kevin Billiot first took over as chief of the struggling Montgomery, La. Police Department in April 2011, he was in need of everything from heavy-duty winter gear and uniforms for his officers to big-ticket items like in-car video equipment and trustworthy patrol vehicles.
The Rev. Kevin Billiot had never done any police work until April, when he was appointed chief of the department in little Montgomery, near the Kisatchie National Forest in central Louisiana.