IPMBA News

The “I Love U Guys” Foundation

The “I Love U Guys” Foundation

by James Englert, PCI # 1081 Arapahoe County (CO) Sheriff’s Office IPMBA Industry Liaison Hopefully you had the chance to attend the IPMBA conference in Asheville, North Carolina, April  23-30, 2016.  One of the many highlights was our keynote...
Beyond Philadelphia - The Papal Visit

Beyond Philadelphia - The Papal Visit

by John Gillespie, EMSCI #230 Radnor (PA) Fire Company While not in the thick of the event itself, the months of preparation did not skip the agencies surrounding the City of Philadelphia.  Radnor Fire & Ambulance, located 13 miles west of...
Doing the Reverse Rocky

Doing the Reverse Rocky

by Maureen Becker IPMBA Executive Director It was September 26, 2015, and the City of Philadelphia was indeed alive with Brotherly Love.  The World Meeting of Families was in full swing and hundreds of thousands of adoring fans had flooded the...
Holy Bike Patrol!

Holy Bike Patrol!

by Michael Gommer, PCI #1105-B Upper Dublin (PA) Police Department On the weekend of September 26-27, 2015, His Holiness, Pope Francis, traveled to the City of Philadelphia for the World Meeting of Families.  Preparation for this monumental visit began more...
In the Spirit of Cooperation

In the Spirit of Cooperation

by Ray McCahery, EMSCI #221 Philadelphia (PA) Fire Department During the summer leading up to the historic Papal visit to the United States, Philadelphia Fire Department’s EMS Division realized that while they would be able to provide adequate resources...