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Brothers Teach Safety and Awareness to a Local Church

A collaboration of two twin brothers come together to use their passion and expertise in Emergency Preparedness to help a local church understand how to better prepare and protect themselves in the event of an "Active Shooter".  West Virginia State Trooper Cpl. Isaac...

Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Shooting

February 14th, 2018 at approximately 2:40 p.m. was another grim reminder that we need to continue to be proactive in our Prevention, our Preparation and our Training for emergency events such as this.  I cannot help getting frustrated and saddened each time I see an...

How tactical first-aid kits are helping police save local lives

"WASHINGTON - More and more police officers across the country are being outfitted with small trauma kits.  These nondescript black packs attached to the back of the passenger seat headrest in police cruisers have been powerful when it comes to saving lives in an...

Grant Memorial Hospital invites B.E.C.O.N. to Petersburg, WV

Grant Memorial Hospital invited the B.E.C.O.N. training team to Petersburg, WV to provide their staff with Active Shooter Preparedness Training.  I cannot emphasize enough what a pleasure it was to be able to provide this life saving training to the men and women who...

B.E.C.O.N. Goes to 4H Camp, Hedgesville, WV

Doug Hovatter, Associate Professor and 4-H Agent for WVU Extension Service- Berkeley County invited Nathan Harmon of BSR / Summit Point Training Center and their B.E.C.O.N. Active Shooter Preparedness Program to promote awareness to his camp counselors and staff.  WVU...

Run 3.2 for 32- VA Tech 5k run- Koshka Foundation

We brought a team of six to represent BSR / Summit Point Training Center and support the Koshka Foundation, created by Kristina Anderson (VA Teach Survivor) in Alexandria, VA.  Hundreds attended and took part in the run/walk 3.2 for the 32 fatally wounded victims at...

IADLEST National Certification Program Catalog for First Responders

First Forward is an online platform for first responders. The link below lists all IADLEST National Certification Program™ certified training courses. IADLEST is a nationally recognized program that assist states in establishing effective and defensible standards for...

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