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Welcome to the Center for Public Safety Innovation at SPC
The Center for Public Safety Innovation's (CPSI's) mission is to develop and deliver high quality training for emergency and first responders, military personnel, and the general public, in a variety of formats—Web-based, video, broadcast, and face-to-face—using state-of-the-art technology and best practices in education and training. CPSI training focuses on public safety, the disaster preparedness cycle, illegal drug interdiction, community engagement, and enhanced quality of life for all.
CPSI responds to local and national training needs, working closely with long-time partners, including the U.S. Department of Justice, Department of Homeland Security, Department of Defense, Department of State and others, to deliver training throughout the United States, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands and Central America. CPSI has three distinct divisions: the Multijurisdictional Counterdrug Task Force Training (MCTFT) program, the National Terrorism Preparedness Institute (NTPI), and the Florida Regional Community Policing Institute (FL RCPI).
We are located at the Allstate Center of St. Petersburg College, 3200 34th St. South, St. Petersburg, FL 33711. To find out more about CPSI, contact Barbara Kieta at (727) 341-4432.
This free online course is intended for law enforcement and code compliance officers who occupy the front lines on streets and in neighborhoods, and who deal with citizens and other stakeholders who directly and daily deal with the negative aspects of abandoned properties and neighborhood decline.
Wednesday, October 9, 2013; 12pm-4pm or 5pm-9pm at St. Petersburg College Allstate Center
If you own a firearm or carry a concealed firearm, you should carry responsibly and know the law. Knowing the law and knowing your rights will put you on solid ground when taking any type of force action. The Center for Public Safety Innovation at St. Petersburg College will present a seminar on Floridaâ€™s Stand Your Ground law, the Castle Doctrine and the legal responsibilities of using a firearm. The seminar will examine Florida law, case law and the importance of knowing licensing requirements when carrying a concealed firearm.
Watch our web broadcast as our expert panel addresses this international issue that affects close to 27 million people in 161 countries.
An article for the December 2011 issue of e-ACCESS, an online magazine by the NFPA (National Fire Protection Agency) written by Chris Littlewood, Project Coordinator II at the Allstate Center's Center for Public Safety Innovation at the National Terrorism Preparedness Institute.