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Enhanced Courses for Workplace Safety Training and Ethics


TargetSolutions’ enhanced courses in its OSHA and HR catalog are video-based and feature up-to-date lessons on workplace safety and ethics.

A safe and ethical work environment is instrumental in ensuring productivity and the overall well-being of employees. TargetSolutions’ online Human Resources and OSHA training course library provides agencies with comprehensive topics for creating and maintaining a positive workplace.

Four courses from these catalogs were recently updated with revamped content and more engaging interactions for your agency’s training. Enhanced courses in TargetSolutions’ course library include: Drug-Free Workplace, Workplace Diversity, Workplace Violence and Ethics in the Workplace (coming soon).

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TargetSolutions Platform Enhancement: Events Enrollment Report

Events Enrollment Report

Your customer feedback is crucial to TargetSolutions in guiding ongoing enhancements to its learning and operations management system. The new Events Enrollment report, TargetSolutions’ latest development, improves user experience in tracking agency events and related details.

Events Enrollment reports are tied to the Events feature in the platform. This report type enables agencies to generate comprehensive reports on all events scheduled within TargetSolutions. Using this report, agencies will have a more detailed overview of event enrollment with customizable report fields such as enrollment approvals and event times.

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Amarillo Fire Department Utilizes Innovative Inspection Software by TargetSolutions

For the Amarillo Fire Department (TX), inadequate documentation of routine apparatus, equipment and gear inspections have had costly consequences.

Amarillo Fire Department

When the Texas Commission of Fire Protection (TCFP) informed the department that their potential fines for incomplete inspections totaled to $250,000, the AFD decided it was time to invest in a more effective and cost-efficient solution.

Although starting out with another electronic inspection system, Halligan, which was acquired by TargetSolutions’ parent company Vector Solutions in February of 2019, was recommended to the department and was implemented in December 2018. In the few short months, the AFD has already made strides in ensuring all their daily inspections are performed and tracked.

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Fundamentals of Reading Body Language for Law Enforcement

Fundamentals of reading body language for law enforcement

The ability to interpret facial expressions, posture and other cues is crucial for police officers and anyone in law enforcement. Being able to read body language helps to defuse potentially deadly situations and gives police officers the ability to determine whether people are telling the truth or being deceptive. Let’s take a look at why this aspect of law enforcement is so vital.

When people think of the most important skills that police officers need, body language probably isn’t the first thing that comes to mind. From a layman’s point of view, this may seem like a vague or even esoterica area. However, experienced law enforcement officers understand it’s a practical and essential skill and a key part of a training program for law enforcement.

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A Step-by-Step Overview of the TargetSolutions Check It™ System

Thousands of agencies across the country manage training and compliance with TargetSolutions’ unrivaled learning management system (LMS). This innovation is now expanded to streamline departments’ inspections for better operations management.

The TargetSolutions Check It™ operations management software takes the guesswork out of daily inspections for apparatus, equipment, inventory and medical supplies. This dynamic, all-in-one application allows your department to simplify routine checks, track all data and create service tickets in one, centralized location.

Available as a standalone mobile application or accessible via the TargetSolutions online platform, TargetSolutions Check It™ helps departments ensure inspections are performed, everything is accounted for and needs for maintenance are addressed.

With a user-friendly interface and flexible tools, TargetSolutions Check It™ allows departments to monitor inventory levels and track the status of essential vehicles or equipment with just a few clicks. Digital checklists and e-signature verifications improve accuracy in routine checks and ensure every item is up-to-date and functioning properly.

On March 26th, TargetSolutions hosted a live webinar to demonstrate the customizable features in the TargetSolutions Check It™ system and highlight use cases. During this interactive webinar, individuals were provided with a step-by-step overview of the powerful application and learned best practices.

TargetSolutions Check It™ is the most innovative solution ever created for checks of fleet, equipment, inventory and controlled substances.

  • Have confidence your gear is ready for action
  • Generate reports with a push of a button
  • Know where you stand with real-time analytics
  • Get notifications so nothing slips

To watch a recording of this live demo, please complete this form or call us at (800) 840-8046.


TargetSolutions Releases New Fleet Program Aggressive Driving Online Course

The estimated 35,200 individuals killed in motor vehicle fatalities on U.S. roads in 2015 is alarming to the Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA) and State Highway Safety Office members. These findings represents the largest year-over-year percentage increase (7.2 percent) since national record-keeping began.

Due to the dangerous, and potentially fatal, consequences of aggressive driving, TargetSolutions’ online training catalog for motor vehicle safety is designed to change driving behavior and reinforce critical safe-driving strategies. A fully updated Fleet Program Aggressive Driving course is also included in this course library with up-to-date information and a new engaging interface.

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Enhanced NFPA 1001 Online Courses in TargetSolutions’ Firefighter Training Catalog

Enhanced NFPA 1001 Training Courses

TargetSolution’s online firefighter course catalog features more than 250 hours of comprehensive training for the fire service. Part of this training library is TargetSolutions’ NFPA 1001 series with courses highlighting crucial topics for Firefighter I & II awareness and refresher level courses according to NFPA codes and standards.

Two courses in this series, NFPA 1001 Rescue and Extrication and NFPA 1001 Loss Control, have been updated to include more engaging lessons and interactions. Each of these 1-hour courses are now video-based to immerse the learner in key points. These two courses also utilize an on-screen instructor and feature live demonstrations to further enhance learning.

More details about newly enhanced training courses in the NFPA 1001 series are outlined below:

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City of Dickson Fire Department Streamlines Inspections and Asset 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 inspections and asset 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 law enforcement 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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