RescueDigest Audio Podcast Episode 3: Active Shooter Prep, Conferences and Mr. James Cooper


RescueDigest Podcast Episode 3

The RescueDigest Audio Podcast brings you news, interviews and tips you can use to make your life in emergency services a little easier and help you in your job protecting the members of your community.


In this episode, The care and feeding of the Career / Family Dynamic, Using Tactical Tarps to Coordinate and an interview with Paramedic / Fire Lt. Roy Gagne.


Resources and information on Active Shooter Scenarios can be found through the RescueDigest article on the subject.


The RescueDigest Step by Step Tips&Tricks Video Podcast Episode 3. Conferences!

Emergency Services Grants and Scholarships are available from the Rural Assistance Center.

Fire / Rescue Grants and Scholarships are available through the NFPA.

EMS Scholarships are available through NAEMT.

Emergency Service Scholarships of many kinds  are available through the IAFC.


What is Strategic Planning

Simple Strategic Planning

Outlines and Resources for Strategic Planning.

Sample (but LARGE) Strategic Plan from FEMA

Smaller Strategic Plan from Florida Bureau of EMS

How they Strategically Plan “Down Unda”!


And many more resources are only a “Google” away!


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Find an Archive of all of our previous Podcasts HERE.

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About romduck

Rom Duckworth is a dedicated emergency responder and award-winning educator with more than twenty five years of experience working in career and volunteer fire departments, public and private emergency services and hospital based healthcare systems. Currently a career Fire Captain / Paramedic and EMS Coordinator Rom is a frequent speaker at national conferences and a regular contributor to research, magazines, and textbooks on topics of field operations, leadership, and education in emergency services. Contact Rom via