Category: Training

CAPCOG purchases Stop-the-Bleed kits for local schools

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The CAPCOG Homeland Security Division purchased more than 1,000 Stop-the-Bleed kits to help school districts and charter schools throughout the ten-county region meet a new state mandate requiring every campus having a kit to help save students, teachers, staff members

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Austin-Travis County EMS, Toyota, Cincinnati Children’s launch mobile safety lab

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Austin-Travis County EMS deployed the nation’s first Buckle Up for Life Safety Lab, a mobile interactive experience designed to educate families on child passenger safety. The lab, which can be used throughout the CAPCOG region, was funded through a grant

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Emergency Communications rolls out online telecommunicator training system

The CAPCOG Emergency Communications Division is launching an online training system to enhance emergency telecommunicators skills and professional knowledge throughout the region; its virtual courses will complement CAPCOG’s traditional classroom training catalog. “Having online training courses gives CAPCOG the flexibility

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RLEA hosts interviewing, TXDOT drug & alcohol courses

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The CAPCOG Regional Law Enforcement Academy will conduct a Basic Forensic Narrative Analysis course to teach investigators interviewing techniques that can help ascertain important case information from suspects, witnesses and victims. The 40-hour course led by a former Texas Department

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Homeland Security offers Type III All-Hazards Incident course

The CAPCOG Homeland Security Division is hosting a Type III All-Hazards Incident Management Team training from Nov. 18 to Nov. 22 at Texas Army Reserves National Guard, Armed Forces Training Center in Austin. Instructed by the Texas A&M Forrest Service

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