That's problematic because many phones today are impossible to find with the pinpoint accuracy that first-responders need to locate someone in a crisis."
He has attended conferences and classes all over the U.S., including: the annual IAEM conference three times (in San Antonio, Las Vegas, and Orlando), FDIC 2011 in Indianapolis, the APCO 2011 conference in Philadelphia, and a Technical Emergency Response Training class at the Center for Domestic Preparedness in Anniston, Alabama. Locally, Brian has attended a number of courses on law enforcement related topics, including: hostage negotiation, domestic violence intervention, crisis/suicide intervention, Alzheimer's and dementia, homicide call analysis, deception detection, vehicle pursuits, and active shooting response.
He is a member of UA student chapter of the International Association of Emergency Managers (IAEM) and served as the group's President from May 2012 to May 2013. Under his leadership, IAEM earned the 2012 Chapter of the Year Award at the annual IAEM conference in Orlando, Florida. Brian also wrote a proposal for a grant that was funded by IAEM for a zombie apocalypse-themed event and he wrote the winning nomination that earned the chapter's advisor, Dr. Robert M. Schwartz, the 2011 Chapter Advisor of the Year award. As President, Brian led a few key initiatives, including: a focus on member recruitment and increased communication with chapter membership, a National Preparedness Month public education campaign, and the establishment of the chapter's social media presence.
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