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City of Dickson FD Streamlines Inspections and Operations Management

City of Dickson Fire Department

The City of Dickson Fire Department (TN) has used TargetSolutions for training and records management since hearing about the system from a neighbor department in 2017. Last year, when Assistant Chief Kane Sesler discovered the TargetSolutions Check It™ application, he immediately contacted his TargetSolutions account manager to implement the new operations management software.

The TargetSolutions Check It™ application is available via a mobile app or through the TargetSolutions platform on any web-enabled device. With this system, agencies can perform and manage daily inspections of apparatus, equipment, drugs and other inventory in just a few clicks. Praising its comprehensive features, Assistant Chief Sesler credits the application for streamlining many aspects of his department’s daily operations.

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All-New Law Enforcement Courses from Calibre Press


TargetSolutions releases new video-based training courses for law enforcement through partnership with Calibre Press.

Through TargetSolutions’ partnership with Calibre Press, a leader in law enforcement training content and creator of the “Street Survival” seminar series, TargetSolutions is adding all-new courses for law enforcement professionals to its online training catalog. Now agencies can access premium training content and track it all with the leading training management solution.

Twenty-five dynamic courses created by Calibre Press training experts will be released through TargetSolutions’ comprehensive course library throughout the year. This round of releases offers professionals engaging training that highlights crucial topics for the industry.

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New Bucket/Boom Truck Safety Course & Updated Driver Training

TargetSolutions’ Motor Vehicle Safety Training catalog features extensive courses covering important fleet topics such as defensive driving strategies, driver safety for large vehicle drivers, sharing the road and more. To maintain an up-to-date and engaging course library, TargetSolutions updated its popular Fleet Program Aggressive Driving course and released an all-new course: Bucket/Boom Truck Safety and Operation.

This brand-new course was developed due to the need for specialized training for boom truck, or bucket truck, operation because of the complexity of these pieces of machinery. To ensure the worksite safety of personnel, proper training for operating this type of equipment, and annual refresher training, are essential.

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Rancho Santa Fe Fire Protection District Streamline Workforce Management

Rancho Santa Fe Fire Protection District (CA) utilizes CrewSense, which joined forces with TargetSolutions earlier this year, to streamline its crew scheduling, callbacks, and other essential workforce management tasks.

Since implementing  CrewSense in January 2018, the Rancho Santa Fe Fire Protection District (CA) has utilized its flexible features and convenient notification tools to make workforce management a painless process. Aspects of CrewSense such as the scheduling dashboard, the strike team module and communication capabilities, have proven to be instrumental to the Fire District.

A longtime client of TargetSolutions’ powerful online training and records management system, the Rancho Santa Fe FD were excited to hear TargetSolutions recently acquired CrewSense to become a more comprehensive, all-in-one solutions for the fire service. Craig McVey, Engineer and Staffing Administrator, highlighted the crucial features in the CrewSense system that have been the most instrumental for his agency. 

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TargetSolutions Enhances EMS Continuing Education Courses with Engaging Content

TargetSolutions Enhances EMS Courses with Engaging ContentTargetSolutions’ online EMS continuing education catalog offers more than 250 hours of dynamic training that has been approved by CAPCE. To keep training content fresh and up-to-date, the TargetSolutions course library is continuously updated.

The most recent release of enhanced CE courses continues TargetSolutions’ content modernization initiative. These updated courses feature a live presenter, updated material, new case studies, unique interactions, animations, and are 100% video-based.

Updated EMS Continuing Education Training

These newly enhanced training courses for EMS CEUs help EMS providers retain crucial information that can ultimately help save lives in the field. Here’s a list of the updated courses from this round of enhancements:

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ISO Best Practices Training Series with TargetSolutions’ Product Specialist Tim Riley

ISO Documentation and Tracking

Tracking and reporting training can be as difficult as executing the actual training activities for some departments. TargetSolutions, in addition to providing dynamic training content and operations management applications, makes it simple for public safety agencies to maintain accurate training records for ISO and other agency standards.

To help training officers understand how to best utilize the system, TargetSolutions platform expert and ISO credential creator, Tim Riley, explains everything you need to know in a 2-part video series.

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Cinnaminson Fire Department Tracks All Daily Training with TargetSolutions

Cinnaminson Fire DepartmentSince implementing TargetSolutions in 2017, the Cinnaminson Fire Department (NJ) has utilized its flexible features to improve many aspects of their training management. From delivering refresher content to optimizing hands-on training to tracking all training hours, TargetSolutions has helped the Cinnaminson FD streamline it all.

Philip Drangula, Lieutenant in Training & Special Operations for the Cinnaminson Fire Department, described the impact TargetSolutions has had on his department and highlighted key aspects of the system.

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Six Tips for Efficient Employee Scheduling

Efficient Employee Scheduling Tips, 6 Tips for More Efficient Employee Scheduling

Efficient employee scheduling goes a long way in helping your agency run smoothly. If there’s confusion around shifts and scheduling it will affect your productivity and daily operations.

Using the latest technology, it’s possible to use automation to address issues around scheduling. Here are some of the best ways to ensure that your employee scheduling is accurate and efficient.

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TargetSolutions’ New Courses by Calibre Press Focus on Driving and Approach Strategies

Through the partnership of TargetSolutions and Calibre Press, known for its premium law enforcement training content, Calibre Press & TargetSolutions Online Law Enforcement Trainingdepartments across the country can access dynamic and engaging online courses through the industry’s leading operations and learning management system (LMS). New online courses by Calibre Press are being released in bundles to create a comprehensive series.

This latest round of course releases covers distracted driving as well as the correct way to approach scenarios involving people, vehicles and buildings. These courses provide crucial knowledge and skills to ensure the safest handling of different situations while officers are on duty.

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TargetSolutions Releases All-New Course: Water Industry Excavation

Water Industry Excavation TrainingTrenching and excavation are executed around the world every day. Excavations are considered one of the most perilous jobs in the construction industry. This type of work presents serious hazards to all workers involved and OSHA has increased the enforcement of excavation and trenching activities throughout the U.S.

To help employers ensure their workers are adequately trained in excavation safety, TargetSolutions developed an all-new course for its Water & Wastewater training catalog: Water Industry Excavation.

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