2018 Governor’s Fire Service Awards

Fire Programs in conjunction with the Virginia Fire Services Board, are seeking nominations for the 2018 Governor’s Fire Service Awards, which honors and recognizes excellence in Fire Services in the Commonwealth. The annual Governor’s Fire Service Awards is presented in eight categories during the Virginia Fire Chiefs Association Expo and Symposium held in February at…

Member’s Family Requesting Assistance

This was received from our former Secretary, Dickie Atkins regarding his Great Grand-Son, Liam. This past week Briant’s grandson and my great-grandson was diagnosed with leukemia on his third birthday. One hell of a birthday present. We have set up a GoFundMe account to help my grand daughter and her husband through this difficult time. Liam is…

Paul Conway Shields is now Conway Shield

(New Berlin, WI) Paul Conway Shields has rebranded and changed its name to Conway Shield. The change is in response to growth in the law enforcement industry and an expansion of the products and services offered by the company. Go to Conway Shield  

NFPA Releases New Standard for Active Shooter/Hostile Event Response

New podcast from CRR Radio – NFPA 3000 CRR Radio from The Vision 20/20 Project has a new podcast focusing on the provisional standard just released, NFPA 3000 Active Shooter/Hostile Event Response Program. Only the second provisional standard in NFPA’s history, this underscores the urgency and need for this standard in today’s world. In this…

VDFP Schedules Branch/Stakeholders Meetings

Opportunity to meet with VDFP Division Chefs and  Executive Leadership August 15-16 in Chilhowie at Division 4 Office 1169 East Lee Hwy, Chilhowie. Stakeholder Meeting on August 15 at 6pm at Div 4 Office October 24-25 in Farmville 124 N. South Street, Farmville. Stakeholder Meeting on October 24 at 6pm at Div 3 Office December 5-6 in Glen Allen 1005 Technology Park Dr, Glen…