FEMA’s Center for Domestic Preparedness has released its training numbers for the month of February.
During the month, the Center conducted 48 courses for 1,740 students on its campus in Anniston, AL, and 116 courses for 2,724 students at sites across the U.S. and its territories. Additionally, 1,439 students completed one of the CDP’s five online classes.
Resident training during the month was highlighted by the participation of eight Milwaukee, WI, law enforcement officers in the Field Force Extrication Tactics course, in preparation for the 2020 Democratic National Convention; 45 Jefferson County, AL emergency management officials in the incident command: Capabilities, Planning and Response Actions for All Hazards course, in preparation for the 2021 World Games in Birmingham, AL; and the second delivery of the CDP’s new Disaster Related Exposure Assessment and Monitoring (DREAM) course to 20 responders.
Non-resident training during the month, meanwhile, was highlighted by the delivery of multiple iterations of the Field Force Operations course to members of the Charlotte-Mecklenburg (NC) Police Department, in support of the 2020 Republican National Convention; and the delivery of various field force courses to members of the Pittsburgh (PA) Bureau of Police, the Houston (TX) Police Department, the Suffolk County (NY) Police Department, and the Palm Beach (FL) Sheriff’s Office.