The RTC, Florida’s F1RST Accomplice on Coaching

The Regional Training Center (The RTC) and Florida’s Forensic Institute for Research, Security and Tactics (F1RST) have partnered to provide training to local, state, and federal government agencies.

 The RTC is a unique, non-profit center of research and training for public safety and government agencies. America’s leading UAS innovator and California’s largest certified UAS trainer, the RTC has now announced a partnership with Florida’s Forensic Institute for Research, Security and Tactics (F1RST) in Land O’ Lakes, Florida to create the premier governmental training venue in the United States.  

“Florida is just the right place to be, and the Pasco County Sheriff’s Office exemplifies vision and innovation in public safety.  The F1RST Facility will host ethical, outcome-based, quality training for Floridians and the region. I could not be more pleased to be there,” says Kris Allshouse, Executive Director, The RTC.

Florida’s Forensic Institute for Research, Security, and Tactics (FIRST) is a partnership between academia and practitioners to develop a state-of-the-art research enterprise to bring innovative solutions and training to public safety agencies. “F1RST is the only known facility to be built from the ground up aimed at developing innovative solutions and enhancing tactical capabilities in key disciplines of public safety by partnering researchers and practitioners,” says the press release.  “…F1RST will provide the public safety industry with a one-of-a-kind, integrated research and training experience, which includes state-of-the-art instructional facilities, next generation training techniques, and collaborative partnerships with academia, practitioners, community-based organizations, and local businesses to help spark innovative solutions to the complex problems in today’s world.” 

“Working with The RTC is exciting, and it furthers our goals to empower leaders around the world with the knowledge necessary to ensure safer communities by transforming public safety through research, education, and innovation,” says John Kuch, Unmanned Systems Analyst, F1RST.

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