Training for First Responders
The Rural Domestic Preparedness Consortium, led by The Center for Rural Development, is a DHS funded program providing training and resources to rural first responders. RDPC courses are offered both in-person and online, and are provided at no cost. More information about the RDPC can be found in the overview.
Crisis Management for School-Based Incidents - Partnering Rural Law Enforcement, First Responders, and Local School Systems
in Washington, IN
Planning and Intervention for Security Threat Groups, Hate, and Terrorist Groups in Rural Jails and Prisons
in Pensacola, FL
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The Rural Domestic Preparedness Consortium (RDPC) staff attended the 2018 National Preparedness Symposium, held May 21-24, 2018, at the Emergency Management Institute in Emmitsburg, Maryland. Read more »
Rural Domestic Preparedness Consortium (RDPC) academic partner The University of Findlay (Ohio) All Hazards Training Center announced this week that they have teamed up with Dräger, Inc., to provide safety equipment and training expertise to support Findlay’s professional and academic programs. Read more »
Rural communities throughout the United States continue to face persistent and ever-changing threats and hazards. A full understanding of the ...
"Training to Action" details the real-world application of RDPC training by students during emergency situations. These examples demonstrate that the ...
This report outlines the performance results of RDPC's Instructor Led Training (ILT) courses for deliveries that occurred during calendar year ...