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Police Course Updates: Constitutional Law, Domestic Violence & Fatigue

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Law enforcement is a constantly changing industry. To ensure officers can adapt, their refresher training must reflect the most up-to-date procedures and regulations. Vector Solutions is in the process of revamping its online police course library with dynamic videos, current case studies and industry best practices.

This latest round of law enforcement course updates includes: Constitutional Law, Domestic Violence and Understanding Fatigue for Law Enforcement.

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Fire Course Updates: NFPA 1001 Fire Behavior and NFPA 1021 Incident Scene Communications

NFPA 1021 Incident Scene Communications

The fundamentals of firefighting require a deep understanding of fire behavior and effective communication. To ensure fire departments can deliver the most up-to-date firefighter training, Vector Solutions updated two essential courses in its firefighter continuing education catalog.

Available through the TargetSolutions training management platform, these courses can be assigned and tracked online. Newly updated courses include: NFPA 1001 Fire Behavior and 1021 Incident Scene Communications.

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New “On Shift Today” Filter Connects Training & Scheduling Software

Through the TargetSolutions platform, you have access to your full suite of applications by Vector Solutions. With these centralized solutions, your agency can select from offerings to streamline training, manage assets, schedule employees and test proficiencies.

Now, with the addition of the “on shift today” filter in the training platform, agencies using TargetSolutions Scheduling™ can record completions for employees currently working. This integration makes it easy to use scheduling data to simplify training processes.

EMS Scheduling Software Update

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Policies and Procedures in Law Enforcement Training Course

Law enforcement officers are constantly exposed to risk. Not just in the field, but also from potential incident-related lawsuits. In cases of litigation, policies are the first line of defense for the city or officers.

However, these instances are often what exposes an agency’s lack of policies (and therefore increased liability).

Vector Solutions’ new course, Policies and Procedures in Law Enforcement, was created for this very reason. Available through the TargetSolutions training platform, this online course reviews the fundamentals of effective policies and their importance to the operations of law enforcement agencies.

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Mental Health Awareness for Emergency Responders

Television and movies portray the life of a first responder as fast-paced, high stakes and full of adrenaline rushes as they easily move from life-saving event to another. What the media overlooks is the extreme emotional, physical and mental toll of the job. Emergency responders often deal with this in silence.

Vector Solutions’ new course, Mental Health Awareness for Emergency Responders, addresses the causes, symptoms and coping strategies for the most common mental health disorders for EMS professionals. This comprehensive training was created with veteran first responders to shine a light on the hidden struggles of this profession.

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Track by Vial and Other Enhancements to TargetSolutions Check It™ Mobile App

Departments using the TargetSolutions Check It™ system can easily streamline inspections for vehicles, equipment, medical supplies, controlled substances and more. With convenience and accuracy in mind, new enhancements to the TargetSolutions Check It™ mobile application means even faster, more user-friendly features.

This complete revamp of the mobile app includes the ability to track by vial for controlled substances, greater search functionality, new fuel log fields and more.

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More Police Officer Line of Duty Deaths Linked to COVID-19 than Other Causes

COVID-19 Law Enforcement Line of Duty Deaths

As COVID-19 continues to impact communities across the country, police officers are enforcing new local mandates in addition to their regular responsibilities. When assessing line of duty deaths (LODDs) for 2020, COVID-19 was found to cause more LODDs for law enforcement officers than all other causes combined.

Research by the Officer Down Memorial Page and the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund (NLEOMF) linked COVID-19 to more than 100 line of duty deaths so far this year.

To protect citizens and officers, safety and prevention must be top of mind. That’s why Vector Solutions created multiple resources for COVID-19 and training courses available to law enforcement agencies at no cost.

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Top 5 Reasons to Sign Up for a Free Trial of TargetSolutions Scheduling™

TargetSolutions Scheduling™ Free Trial

This integrated mobile application and web-based solution makes it simple to schedule employees, adjust staffing levels, recall employees to fill shifts, manage overtime and track hours for payroll. Best of all, you can try out this solution for your agency, for free, with a 30-day free trial.

Why should your agency sign up for a free trial period? Among the advanced, but user-friendly, features, there are many benefits to choosing TargetSolutions Scheduling™. Here are the top 5 reasons to sign up for a free trial today:

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Newly Updated NFPA 1 & 101 Training Series Meets Florida Firefighter Requirements

As part of the recertification process, Florida Fire Safety Inspectors are required to take eight additional hours of continuing education. This training must be based on the Florida-specific versions of the NFPA 1 Fire Code and the NFPA 101 Life Safety Code.

To meet these requirements, Vector Solutions developed a course series specific to these codes: NFPA 1 & 101: Modules 1-4. Available through the TargetSolutions system, the series was updated to ensure Florida firefighters are compliant with the most current version of recertification standards.

Learn more about TargetSolutions’ newly updated courses designed for Florida Fire Safety Inspectors recertification.

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New EMS Training: Naloxone Administration, Endocrine System Emergencies & More

EMS Naloxone Administration

With more than 250 hours of continuing education, Vector Solutions’ online course library allows EMS personnel to easily recertify and maintain compliance. New and improved courses in the EMS catalog highlight crucial industry topics. In this round of catalog enhancements, 3 new courses were added, and an additional course was revamped with up-to-date content.

New course titles in the catalog include: Endocrine System Emergencies Basic, Basics of EMS Operations at a Mass Casualty Incident and Opioid Overdose & Naloxone Administration.

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