Camden County, Georgia, has been recognized at the national level for the recently implemented functional consolidation program between Camden County Fire Rescue (CCFR), the Kingsland Fire Department (KFD) and the St. Mary’s fire Department (SMFD).
Police agencies routinely speak about “recommended officers per 1,000 population” or a “National Standard” for staffing, or comparisons to other municipalities. There are no such standards.
The Public Risk Management Association (PRIMA) today invited public risk management professionals to participate in a nationwide needs assessment study. Data collected will be analyzed and used to identify educational needs and thus programs that will improve public risk management.
The Center for Public Safety Management, LLC, which formerly operated as a U.S. Programs Center within ICMA, will offer its consulting services as a stand-alone, independent organization beginning July 1, 2014. ICMA has entered into an exclusive agreement with the center to continue to provide public safety technical assistance to ICMA members and local governments.…