The Virginia Beach Police Department, in partnership with Hampton Roads PRIDE and the Hampton Roads LGBTQ Public Safety Consortium, will be hosting a training event focused on increasing the effectiveness of emergency services when responding to the LGBTQ community. Subject matter experts will be providing current and relevant training topics to first responders, including Law Enforcement, Fire, EMS, and Emergency Dispatchers.
Read more: 2020 Diversity Workshop
During a beautiful afternoon at Harbor Park in Norfolk on June 16, 2019, the Tidewater EMS Council presented ten regional EMS awards and a special lifetime achievement award. The awards presentation was part of the council's annual EMS family day at the ballpark attended by some 400 responders, dispatchers, emergency department staff and their families.
Read more: Tidewater EMS Council announces 2019 regional EMS award winners