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Training Information

U.S. Department of Homeland Security for First Responders
This is a portal that enables Federal, State, Local, and Tribal First Responders to easily access and leverage federal web services, information on resources, products, standards, testing and evaluation, and best practices, in a collaborative environment.


National Response Framework

First Responder Institute
The First Responder Institute is dedicated to enhancing First Responder job-readiness, performance, survivability, health and wellness by delivering education, training and financial assistance to First Responders across the nation.

SNAPS provides local-level community profile information nationwide. It can be browsed by county and state and searched by zip code. SNAPS serves as a valuable tool when responding to public health emergency events at the state, Tribal, and local levels. It provides a "snap shot" of key variables for consideration in guiding and tailoring health education and communication efforts to ensure diverse audiences receive critical public health messages that are accessible, understandable, and timely.

Photos & Video

2011 Exercise at Reisters Grower Services

Information Websites

Michigan State Police Emergency Management & Homeland Security Division

U.S. Fire Administration

Emergency Management Magazine

Chemical Emergency Information for First Responders

CDC - Bioterrorism Information for First Responders

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701 Ball Avenue NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

Monday - Friday
8:00am - 5:00pm

(616) 632-6255

Jack Stewart

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