At the Center for Public Safety Excellence® (CPSE®) we are excited to bring you the latest learning opportunities to advance your department and career.

Over the past couple of months CPSE has been busy building out resources in the CPSE University. We encourage you to take the time to access these free resources.

On-Demand Accreditation Webinars

Creating a Strategic Plan – A webinar explaining the creation of a community-driven strategic plan.

Developing Strategic Plan Goals and Objectives – A webinar explaining how to develop effective goals and objectives for a strategic plan.

Performance Statements – A webinar explaining development of performance statements.

Writing the Four-Part Answer – A webinar explaining development of the four-part answer for the self-assessment manual.

Resource Documents

Annual Appraisals – A handout to assist with developing annual appraisals.

Critical Tasking – A handout to aid in conducting critical tasking for all emergency response types.

Engaging Stakeholders – A handout explaining how to engage stakeholders in the CRA/SOC process.

Fire Department Strategic Plans and Community Master Plans: Are They The Same? – A handout comparing and contrasting fire department strategic plans and community master plans.

Performance Statements – A handout outlining how to develop performance statements.

Writing the Four-Part Answer – A handout explaining development of the four-part answer for the self-assessment manual.

Upcoming Webinars

These live webinars are available at no cost and feature helpful advice from CPSE 2020 sponsors. Look for new sessions to be added in the coming weeks.

Evidence-based Deployment and Station Planning
Presented by Darkhorse Emergency
August 12, 1100-1200 EDT

NEW! Identifying Risk in the Community, GIS Provides Answers!
Presented by by Esri
August 26, 1200-1300 EDT

NEW! Forecasting and Interpreting the Risk: A Quantitative Approach with the IAFF
Presented by the International Association of Fire Fighters
September 10, 1400-1500 EDT

Peer Assessor Training Program

October 14 and 21
Distance Learning Webinar

Quality Improvement Through Accreditation (QITA)

Reduced Cost – For the remainder of 2020 a single registration is $625. Add a second registration from your department and receive a 25% discount off that registration.

September 22-24
Temple, Texas
Instructor – Joe Powers

October 6-8
Fairfax City, Virginia
Instructor – Steve Olson

October 13-15
Pinehurst, NC
Instructor: Tom O’Brien

October 20-22
Canton, Georgia
Instructor – Ernst Piercy

November 2-4
Bowling Green, Kentucky
Instructor: Gary West

For questions or assistance contact or 703-691-4620.