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To Protect & Serve: Recognizing Police Officers On National Law Enforcement Appreciation Day

by Hocking College Contributing Writer

Each year, between 140 to 160 officers are killed in the line of duty. Today, which is National Law Enforcement Appreciation Day, is a day in which citizens across the United States can show their appreciation to those men and women who put their lives at risk in order for us to have a safer & better community.

13 Tips For Staying Sober This Holiday Season

by Tim Brunicardi

The holiday season can be an extremely stressful time of year, especially if you just got out of a recovery program and are sober. While getting together with family and friends may have seemed harmless in the past, you could be putting your recovery at risk if alcohol is being served at any holiday function. Therefore, if this is your first holiday season sober, here are 13 tips to help you get through it sober.

How You Can Help the Victims of the California Wildfires

by Tim Brunicardi

Traditionally, the holiday season is associated with shopping, family gatherings, and receiving gifts. However, the season is also about helping those less fortunate than you by making a donation to a worthy cause.

California Wildfires Stress the Need for Qualified Firefighters & EMTs

by Tim Brunicardi

As of Sunday, November 25, the Northern California wildfire has finally been contained after burning for two weeks. According to AP News, the wildfire is now the nation’s deadliest wildfire in a century and has killed at least 85 people, and 249 people are still unaccounted for.

What Does It Take to Enter a Police Academy Training Program?

by Tim Brunicardi

If you're looking to enter a police officer training academy in Ohio, you must be able to pass a series of tests that measure both your level of physical fitness, as well as your ability to pass a series of medical tests.

6 Safety Tips to Prevent a Fire in Your Home

by Tim Brunicardi

According to the National Fire Protection Association, U.S. fire departments responded to an estimated average of 358,500 home structure fires per year during 2011-2015. To promote Fire Prevention Week and help make sure you don’t fall victim to this statistic, we’ve listed six ways to prevent fires in your home.

Everything You Need to Know About Fire Prevention Week

by Tim Brunicardi

Today kicks off Fire Prevention Week which runs until Saturday October, 13. In accordance with this year’s theme, Fire Prevention Week encourages everyone to develop the following fire safety habits:

A Day to Remember: September 11, 2001

by Tim Brunicardi

Today Hocking College’s School of Public Safety Services is holding a 9/11 memorial ceremony at 10 a.m. in front of the Public Safety Services building. This event is open to the public.

Hocking's Spring Police Academy Graduates With 100% Success Rate

by Tim Brunicardi

This past May, Hocking College proudly graduated all its students from the Police Academy program with a 100% success rate. The graduation took place on May 11, 2018 at The Lodge.

Holy Smokes! Today is International Firefighters' Day

by Tim Brunicardi

Today is International Firefighters Day, a day that we honor and celebrate the men and women who have dedicated their lives to keeping our communities safe.

According to FirefightersDay.org, "On this date, you are invited to remember the past firefighters who have died while serving our community... [while also showing] our support and appreciation to firefighters' worldwide."

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