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French police tour MCC-Blue River Public Safety Institute

French police traveling in the United States stopped by Metropolitan Community College-Blue River to talk with instructors at the Public Safety Institute. Rusty Sullivan, director of the PSI, says three officers from the French Municipale Police toured the campus May 17. “Police and military officers from around the world often stop by the PSI for …

Public Safety Institute graduates Fire Academy cadets

The Public Safety Institute at MCC-Blue River celebrated the graduation of 20 cadets from the Fire Academy on Thursday, September 19.  At the graduation ceremony, Deputy Chief Dave Cline of the Smithville Area Fire Protection District delivered a keynote address, and the presentation of colors was conducted by the Gladstone Fire Department. Nathan Brown sang the national …

MCC in the news: Area law enforcement officers get ‘active shooter’ training at Blue River

In the wake of the school shooting tragedy in Newtown, Conn., law enforcement officers around the country are eager to brush up on training for responding to so-called active shooter emergencies. Such training, including full-scale simulations, is offered almost monthly at the MCC-Blue River Public Safety Institute. Fox 4 news reporter Brad Underwood stopped by the Public Safety …