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Now Accepting Nominations for VCOS/TargetSolutions Training Officer Recognition Award

Chantilly, Virginia – TargetSolutions, the leading provider of computer-based training and operational management applications for public safety agencies, announced it would team up once again with the IAFC’s Volunteer and Combination Officers Section (VCOS) for the annual Training Officer Recognition Award.Training Officer Recognition Award

This is the seventh consecutive year the VCOS and TargetSolutions have joined forces to acknowledge an exceptional training officer with this prestigious award. By recognizing a training officer for their innovation in training and effectiveness in their department, TargetSolutions and the VCOS are also furthering their own primary missions of improving the safety and effectiveness of fire service members.

“It’s an honor to team up with the VCOS to recognize and celebrate a training officer who has gone above and beyond to prepare their crew for service,” said Alex Berry, an executive vice president with Vector Solutions. “We believe training is critical to every department. Training is what keeps firefighters safe and effective when called into action. This year’s award highlights the training officer who has exhibited the most creativity and innovation during this challenging pandemic. We are thrilled to support this initiative once again.”

“During this unprecedented time reacting to a global pandemic, the VCOS is honored to partner with TargetSolutions to recognize the dedication and accomplishments of emergency service organizations’ training officers again this year,” said VCOS board member Norvin Collins. “This award allows peers to select a training officer who truly exemplifies the spirit that all great trainers have. Thinking outside the preverbal box when the membership can’t come together physically adds a level of stress and complexity to members meeting the community’s expectations. TargetSolutions has been a great partner in this effort recognizing outstanding training officers.”

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Vector Solutions Offers Complimentary EMS Safety Training for Professional Security

Vector Solutions Donates to ACS

SAN DIEGO – Vector Solutions, a leading provider of eLearning and operations management solutions for public safety agencies and other essential industries, is offering professional security personnel 10 complimentary EMS training courses for the COVID-19 pandemic.

As the COVID-19 health crisis continues to affect communities, employees are faced with new risks and considerations as they continue the crucial work they do every day. To support private security professionals, and help them protect themselves and others amid the coronavirus pandemic, Vector Solutions is releasing relevant EMS training content, at no cost, through TargetSolutions’ online learning management system (LMS).

Available online, security professionals can access these EMS courses to reinforce safety procedures and learn best practices to help stay safe from infection from COVID-19. This training package is highlighted by the new course, COVID-19 (PPE, Decon and Transport), which includes lessons to help keep personnel safe, flatten the curve and break the chain of infection.

This series of EMS training can be accessed, at no cost to you, by registering here.

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Vector Solutions Offers Complimentary EMS Refresher Training for First Responders in Fight Against COVID-19

SAN DIEGO – Vector Solutions, a leader in eLearning and performance support solutions for public safety agencies and other crucial industries, is releasing more than 20 hours of complimentary EMS refresher training for first responders.

In the fight against COVID-19, EMS agencies across the country are calling for all possible support to help personnel serve communities, save lives and protect themselves. Many states are asking for retired medical professionals and first responders to return to work to assist with response to this unprecedented health crisis.

Vector Solutions Free EMS Refresher Training

To support retired EMTs and paramedics returning to their service, Vector Solutions selected 20 of its most crucial EMS training courses and is releasing them through TargetSolutions’ online training management platform at no cost. The complimentary course lineup features dynamic content designed to help personnel prepare for the daily challenges of emergency response, stay safe from infection, and effectively treat sick patients.

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Vector Solutions Releases Complimentary EMS Training for Law Enforcement Amid the COVID-19 Pandemic

SAN DIEGO – Vector Solutions, a leader in eLearning and performance support solutions for the world’s most critical industries, is offering law enforcement personnel complimentary access to three of its online EMS training courses as free educational resources.

As the COVID-19 outbreak continues to impact the United States, law enforcement personnel are tasked with new challenges when enforcing quarantine mandates and protecting communities. The three hours of training, provided through Vector’s award-winning TargetSolutions brand, offer law enforcement personnel with valuable safety best practices and critical information to help prevent infection.

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First Arriving Partners With Vector Solutions to Bring New Suite of Integrations to First Responders Through Its Digital Dashboard Platform

Suite of Scheduling, Compliance, Risk Mitigation, Training and Operations Solutions Improve Situational Awareness and Streamline Operations for Public Safety Agencies Nationwide

First Arriving Partnership with Vector Solutions

Richmond, Va. – First Arriving, a leader in providing marketing, recruitment, website and technology services for fire, EMS and public safety agencies has partnered with Vector Solutions, a leading provider of innovative training and performance optimization applications to bring a new set of tools to public safety workers through First Arriving’s dynamic Digital Dashboard platform.

With the new suite of integrations users can utilize the Digital Dashboards to simplify mission-critical operations, including updates on online training courses and certification status, view current scheduling and upcoming staffing needs, track vehicle equipment status/service tickets, managing controlled substances, among other benefits.

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Vector Solutions Raises Firefighter Cancer Awareness; Donates $5000 to American Cancer Society

Vector Solutions Donates to ACS

Company Supports Cancer Prevention Efforts Through $5,000 Donation and Complimentary Access to Firefighter Cancer Prevention Training Course

TAMPA, FL – February 4, 2020 – Vector Solutions,  a leader in eLearning and SaaS performance support solutions for the world’s most critical industries, including the fire service, announced today its donation of $5,000 to the American Cancer Society as part of the company’s recent firefighter cancer awareness and prevention campaign.

The donation was raised through complimentary access to the online NFPA 1851 – Cancer-Related Risks of Firefighting training course, which raises awareness about firefighter cancer risks and provides prevention best practices. Vector Solutions launched the campaign to donate $1 for every course completion in September of 2019.

“The American Cancer Society is very grateful for this generous donation by Vector Solutions and the outstanding campaign they held offering free online education to help firefighters protect themselves from the higher risk of cancer from exposure to potential cancer-causing elements while firefighting,” said Tswana Sewell, executive director of the American Cancer Society. “The American Cancer Society is dedicated to fighting cancer from every angle and is very thankful that our firefighters, who risk their lives for the safety of their communities, are empowered with this information.”

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Controlled Substances Tracking Solution to be Showcased During EMS World Expo

SAN DIEGO – TargetSolutions, a Vector Solutions brand offering the leading EMS and Fire Department training, asset management, and workforce scheduling software, is excited to present its latest innovation for tracking controlled substances during EMS World Expo 2019 in New Orleans.

Built according to DEA guidelines for managing Schedule II controlled substances, the Controlled Substances module in the TargetSolutions Check It™ application expands on the security and functionality of the solution’s asset-tracking abilities.

Designed for cradle-to-grave management of all Schedule II controlled substances, this application ensures EMS agencies can track all activities surrounding narcotics. Everything is securely documented from the moment a controlled substance is transferred from a master supply location to being counted after a drug box hand-off to being administered on a patient in the field.

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TargetSolutions Training Courses Receive New Accreditation Approvals for Law Enforcement Agencies


SAN DIEGO – TargetSolutions, a Vector Solutions brand offering the leading online training and records management system for public safety agencies, expands its accreditation status for 24 online law enforcement training courses in 10 states.

TargetSolutions’ law enforcement course catalog features more than 250 hours of online training that is accepted for continuing education hours (CEH) by various states and approval agencies. Through TargetSolutions’ addition of Calibre Press training courses, 24 more courses are now acceptable for fulfilling law enforcement CEH. 

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Vector Solutions Offers Complimentary Firefighter Cancer Awareness Training to Benefit American Cancer Society

Vector Solutions Will Make $1 Donation for Every Online Course Completion of Its NFPA 1851 – Cancer-Related Risks of Firefighting Training Course

SAN DIEGO – TargetSolutions, a Vector Solutions brand delivering the leading operations and training management software for public safety agencies, is offering complimentary access to its online course, NFPA 1851 – Cancer-Related Risks of Firefighting, and will donate $1 to the American Cancer Society for every course completion through 2019.

The dynamic firefighter training course, written to the NFPA standard on Selection, Care, and Maintenance of Protective Ensembles for Structural Fire Fighting and Proximity Fire Fighting, will be made available at no cost to members of the fire service as well as to the general public for the rest of 2019. The donation, which is capped at $5,000, will be made in January of 2020. 

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Vector Solutions and San Diego Fire-Rescue Department to Host Annual Fire Truck Pull Benefiting the Burn Institute

Vector Solutions Fire Truck Pull 2019SAN DIEGO – TargetSolutions’ parent company, Vector Solutions, is collaborating with San Diego Fire-Rescue Department to host the Annual Fire Truck Pull, which will benefit the Burn Institute, an agency dedicated to reducing the number of burn injuries and deaths in San Diego and Imperial Counties.

Vector Solutions organized the inaugural Fire Truck Pull in Tampa last year and led 14 initiatives to raise more than $10,000 for the Wildland Firefighter Foundation; in honor of fallen firefighters such as Draper Battalion Chief Matt Burchett, who passed in 2018 while fighting a wildfire Utah.

This year, the Fire Truck Pull will take place in San Diego on Sept. 27. Donations from participating teams, and other fundraising efforts by Vector Solutions, will go to the Burn Institute.

If interested in participating in the event or contributing via a monetary donation, please see click here.  

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