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Michigan State Fireman's Association

GLHS Conference 2019

Registration is well underway for the 2019 Great Lakes Homeland Security Training Conference and Expo. 

With our continued focus on streamlining registration processes and  ensuring that the conference is a positive experience, we want to remind you of the following: 

  • In MI-TRAIN, we have only listed session titles.  Please review the 2019 GLHS session descriptions and then make your selection in MI-TRAIN.
  • Please be prepared to pay by credit card as this is the only accepted payment method this year. 
    • Conference cost if registered before April 12, 2019  - $350
    • Conference cost if registered between April 13 - 26, 2019  - $400 
    • Conference cost if registered after April 26, 2019 including on site registration -  $550 

If you need assistance with registration, contact EMHSD-Conference@michigan.gov


Hotel blocks

The Amway Grand Plaza has sold out of rooms. We still have a limited number of rooms at the JW Marriott and the Courtyard Marriott. To secure you room, visit https://book.passkey.com/event/49875467/owner/3416832/landing  

Announcing this year's keynote speakers:

KrebsChris Krebs

Director of Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency, Department of Homeland Security

Pena/MurphyJavier Peña and Stephen Murphy

Former DEA agents who were the lead investigators in the manhunt of Colombian drug lord and the leader of Medellín Cartel, Pablo Escobar.

Watts HeadshotClint Watts

Senior Fellow at the Foreign Policy Research Institute and at the Center for Cyber and Homeland Security at the George Washington University, as well as a national security contributor for NBC News and MSNBC. 

MorellMichael Morell

Served as the deputy director of the Central Intelligence Agency as well as the acting director in 2011 and then from 2012 to 2013

DeAngelisFrank DeAngelis

Retired Columbine High School Principal

HalversonChristine Halvorsen

Deputy Assistant Director of the Counterterrorism Division, Federal Bureau of Investigation


McChrystalGeneral Stanley McChrystal

Retired four star general and former commander of U.S. and International Forces in Afghanistan

Continuing Education Credits and Special Funding

For continuing medical education credits click here

School continuing education units (application in progress)

State 911 Committee funding (application in progress)

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GLHS Conference 2019

School Track registration and hotel blocks now open!

Registration is now open for K-12 school personnel and resource/safety officers for the 2019 Great Lakes Homeland Security Training Conference and Expo’s School Track. This educationally-focused safety and security program will be from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on May 8 at the DeVos Place in Grand Rapids, Michigan.  

This year’s School Track provides a wide array of workshops geared toward improving security and safety in Michigan schools.  Attendees will learn how to prepare to address the many potential threats and situations they could face within their school environments, while receiving resources on programs and interventions available to improve school safety.

Important Information

This conference is free to the first 300 school officials and personnel by entering code 19SCHOOLOFFER. Throughout registration, it will appear that you need to pay. Please continue with registering. Once you complete registration, it will take you to the payment site to enter the coupon code and a zero balance will display. Please note: You will be charged a $50 fee for no-shows and late cancellations even if you registered using one of the free codes.  This fee is to recover costs for meals and materials associated with your registration. Please make sure you are cancelling by the requested date to avoid this fee.

After the first 300 spots are filled, the cost will be $50.00 per registration. 

For MI-Train registration instructions, click here 



DeAngelisKeynote speaker: Frank DeAngelis

Our lives are not determined by what happens to us, but how we react to what happens; not by what life brings to us, but by the attitude we bring to life. A positive attitude causes a chain reaction of positive thoughts, events, and outcomes. It is a catalyst…a spark that creates extraordinary results.”(anon) The tragedy at Columbine redefined the nation. Frank DeAngelis tells his story from the events through the aftermath. This presentation reveals the leadership lessons he learned in the focus of an international firestorm. Frank’s honest, straight-forward account provides invaluable insights into managing the after-crisis with students, staff members, community members and never ending media attention. A positive attitude and a passion for his job, allowed him to work at Columbine from 1979 to 2014. He shares how he was able to build a community that worked together for his kids; the students at Columbine High School.

We have confirmed five dynamic workshops to provide participants information and resources to assist schools and first responders in improving school safety: 

K-12 School Security: A Guide for Preventing and Protecting against Gun Violence

Real World Active Shooter Planning & Response

Active Shooter and School Safety Training with EDGE

Managing the Aggression Cycle: Strategies to Deescalate the Confrontational Student

Cyber Security and Student Internet Safety 101: For School Administrators and Teachers

Additional Information:

For  school track information, click here

If you need assistance with registration, please contact Ms. Crystal Black

For hotel information click here

For any other conference related questions, please email EMHSD-Conference@michigan.gov

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February 2019

MSP hosts ID the Missing Event in Detroit


The Michigan State Police, Detroit Police Department, Wayne County Medical Examiner’s Office and NamUS is hosting Identify the Missing on Wednesday, February 20 from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the Wayne County Medical Examiner’s Office in Detroit. 

The purpose of the event is to assist families of long-term missing persons. DNA Family Reference Samples (cheek swabs) will be collected to help with the identification of unidentified remains housed at medical examiner’s offices throughout Michigan.

If you have a missing loved one, please bring at least two biological family members and any identifying medical documents to the event.

For more information, contact the Michigan State Police Missing Persons Coordination Unit at MSP-MissingPersons@michigan.gov.

MSP Warns of Malicious Email Campaign

The Michigan State Police (MSP), Michigan Cyber Command Center (MC3) is noticing an increase in fraudulent emails containing malicious links or attachments that are being sent to businesses and individuals across Michigan.

Recent emails have had subject lines that include terms such as “Invoice” or “Receipt.” The email contains an attachment or link to download a PDF, MS Word or Excel document that contains malware. 

Recent infections have been a result of the Emotet virus. Once infected, the virus has been known to steal contact information from any email address book that the user maintains, which allows the scammer to send spoofed emails to the user’s contacts. Other side effects of the malware include the stealing of passwords or banking information, encryption of user files and spreading of the virus to other computers that may be connected to the user’s network.

The MC3 recommends carefully screening all emails prior to clicking links or opening any attachments.  Any email with attachments or embedded web links should be handled with care until the recipient can verify the authenticity of the email.  Users should consider if they are expecting an email or document from the “sender” prior to opening any attachments or clicking on any links.

Michigan's Move Over Law Expanded

Michigan’s Emergency Vehicle Caution Law, more commonly known as the Move Over Law, requires motorists to slow down and move over for stationary emergency vehicles with their lights activated. This month, the law was amended to require that when approaching a stationary emergency vehicle with its emergency lights activated, motorists must carefully slow down to at least 10 mph below the posted speed limit and move over into an open lane, if possible. Emergency vehicles now also includes road maintenance vehicles, utility service vehicles and solid waste haulers. For more information, review OHSP’s updated brochure.

Recognize American Heart Month by Registering for Bolt for the Heart 5k

boltDid you know February is American Heart Month? While heart disease is the leading cause of death for men and women in the United States, preventable measures, including physical activity, can lessen your risk.

The Michigan State Police (MSP) invites you to recognize American Heart Month by registering for our upcoming Bolt for the Heart 5k Run/Walk, which will take place on Saturday, May 18 at the MSP Training Academy.

Michigan’s Bolt for the Heart has a mission to place an AED in each MSP patrol car and to provide preventative cardiac screenings to troopers. Michigan’s Bolt for the Heart is in memory of MSP Sgt. Peter McNamara.

MSP Unveils 100th Anniversary Mural

our stories

Last month, a mural commemorating the MSP’s 100th Anniversary was installed at MSP Headquarters in Dimondale. The mural was the last of the department’s special recognitions commemorating this milestone birthday in 2017. Watch our newest Our Stories to see the installation.


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A Look Back in Time


This month’s “A Look Back in Time” shows Tpr. Jack Hall, the department's first African-American trooper; Tpr. Sandra Thompson, the department's first female African-American trooper; and Col. Tadarial Sturdivant, the department's first African-American Director.

In the Community

Feb. 19:

MSP recruiters at the Lansing Community College Job & Internship Fair, 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Feb. 20:

ID the Missing, 2 p.m. to 6 p.m., Wayne County Medical Examiner’s Office, Detroit

Feb. 20:

MSP recruiters at the University of Michigan - Flint Career Fair, noon to 3 p.m.

Feb. 21:

MSP recruiters at Northwood University's Annual Spring Career Expo, 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Keep Michigan Safe


If you see something suspicious, immediately call   

9-1-1 for emergencies. For non-emergencies, suspicious activity can be reported to the MSP Michigan Intelligence Operations Center by phone at 1-855-MICH-TIP (855-642-4847) or online at www.michigan.gov/michtip.

Join the MSP


Consider a rewarding career with the MSP; learn more at www.mi.gov/mspjobs.

Contact the MSP


Contact us: Find your nearest MSP post at www.mi.gov/mspposts.




2018-2019 EMHSTC Training Schedule Available

The Emergency Management and Homeland Security Training Center (EMHSTC) is pleased to announce the release of the fiscal year 2019 course schedule.  To view the latest course offerings, please visit www.michigan.gov/emhsd-training and find it under the "State Training" tab.

All course registrations must be completed through MI-TRAIN.  For your scheduling convenience, a calendar option is also available in MI-TRAIN that enables you to view the latest EMHSTC training calendar.

Our staff looks forward to meeting and exceeding your training needs in the coming year!  Register now for the best selection of session dates.

Michigan State Police



EMHSTC Generic

The Michigan State Police, Emergency Management and Homeland Security Training Center (EMHSTC) invites you to register to attend the many training courses taking place in the next few months.  Courses ranging from hazardous materials to emergency management will be hosted at locations statewide to accommodate all.

To register, click on a course title below to be linked directly to the course in MI-TRAIN.  Please see the attached instructions to assist in creating a MI-TRAIN account if you don't already have one and also steps to get registered for a course.

Also a reminder, be sure to check out the EMHSTC Training Catalog full of additional training opportunities. 




Tornado Awareness (AWR-326)

March 6


Flooding Hazards: Science & Preparedness (AWR-362)

March 8


Hazard Mitigation/Comprehensive Plan Interface

March 12-13


Planning and Intervention for Security Threat Groups, Hate, and Terrorist Groups in Rural Jails and Prisons (MGT-401)

March 14


Joint Information Officer/Joint Information System Interface G291

March 15


Rail Car Incident Response for Crude Ethanol and Other Flammable Liquids

March 16

White Cloud

Hazardous Materials Officer (NFPA 472, Chapters 11 and 12)

March 25-28


Homeland Security Exercise and Evaluation Program (HSEEP) Course - Classroom (L0146)

April 3-4

Benton Harbor

Team Approach to Food Outbreak Response (PER-298)

April 3-4


Sport Event Risk Management (AWR-167)

April 9-10


Disaster Management for Electric Power Systems (MGT-345)

April 9-10


Hazardous Materials Technician

April 8-12,29-30, May 1-3


Pediatric Disaster Response and Emergency Preparedness (MGT-439)

April 23-25


Incident Command System/Emergency Operations Center Interface (G191)

April 30

Grand Blanc

Sport and Special Event Evacuation Training and Exercise (MGT-412)

April 30-May 1

Ann Arbor

ICS 300 Intermediate ICS for Expanding Incidents

May 14-16


Propane Emergencies

May 20


Basic Public Information Officers Workshop (G290)

May 22-23

Benton Harbor

Hazardous Waste Operations (HAZWOPER) 8-Hour Refresher

May 23


Highway Cargo Tank Specialty

May 29-31




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Also view our website for additional training opportunities and other useful information.  If you have any questions send them to EMHSTC@michigan.gov.  Please share these training opportunities with those in your organization or area that may also benefit. 

We are excited to meet your training needs in 2016!  Happy Holidays! 

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Michigan State Police

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Lansing, MI  48913






Michigan is looking for high qualified trainers to be trained to teach Traffic Incident Management to first responders and supporting operations.  A new coordinated, multi-disciplinary training program developed through the Strategic Highway Research Program (SHRP2) has been deployed in Michigan and available for all first responders supporting Traffic Incident Management operations. The training puts firefighters, police, state and local departments of transportation, towing, medical personnel and other incident responders on the same page, leading to a safer, faster, integrated responder team. In Michigan the program will be known as Mi-TIME – Michigan Traffic Incident Management Effort.

Six injury crashes occur approximately every hour in Michigan, putting first responders potentially in harm’s way every day.  Congestion from these incidents often generates secondary crashes, further increasing traveler delay and frustration. The longer incident responders remain at the scene, the greater the risk they, and the traveling public, face. Minimizing the time and resources required for incident clearance is essential to meeting our goals for safety and reliability.

This training can be taught in many different ways; participants can attend a 10hour intensive course, a four-hour modified version and single-lesson modules.  Most states that have deployed this training are doing the 4 hours modified versions.  The program has now been accepted in all 50 states, District of Columbian and Puerto Rico.  The national program has had Michigan specific items added such as our laws and how to set up a taper.

Michigan had three train the trainer session in 2014 with over 2,000 first responder already trained in the Mi-TIME program. A 2015 Train the Trainer has been scheduled for all day August 18 and half a day August 19th.  Please apply to be a trainer by filling out the application and returning to Angie Kremer at KremerA@michigan.gov.  We are expecting the session to fill up so please submit your applications early. The TIM Action Team will be reviewing submitted applications.  Any questions please contact Angie Kremer at KremerA@michigan.gov or 517-636-0247.

Applications can be found on the Mi-TIME website along with other Traffic Incident Management resources: www.michigan.gov/mi-timesafe

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Monroe County Firefighters Association 

Muskegon County Fire Chief's Presents:
Professional Emergency Services Training and Essential Fire Training Brochure
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Recommendation for this course.

The National Fire Academy

made another 6-day course available for delivery by approved NFA instructors in the states.  This is in addition to the numerous 2-day courses which are available for delivery in-state.

We added a six-day course to your Dashboard – Emergency Medical Services: Quality Management (O0158).  See attached course description.

This 6-day course will provide the critical components, background and principles associated with the implementation, or enhancement, of a department's Quality Management Program.  The course teaches students how to create, implement and maintain a Quality Management Program, including historical examples, current models and best practices of quality assurance and improvement, process improvement and data collection and analysis.

Throughout the course, students work on culminating activities relating to the development of a Quality Management Program.  Students present the culminating activity with classmates and instructors at the end of the course, allowing students to take examples of Quality Management Programs to their departments.

Selection criteria: Individuals who have department-level Quality Management (Quality Assurance, Quality Improvement) management, oversight or supervisory responsibilities.

Delivery type: 6-Day Off-Campus

Prerequisites: ICS 00 level and ICS 200 level training.  Preferred courses are Q462 and Q463 available through NFA Online at www.usfa.fema.gov/training/nfa/courses/online.html.  Chief's signature attests that the applicant has completed this required training.

ACE recommendation: There is no ACE Credit



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