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Five Bugles Institute

The mission of Five Bugles Institute is to provide excellence in fire service education in accordance with standards set forth by the Florida State Fire College, National Fire Protection Association, and State of Florida statutes.  They offer certification education in the areas of Fire Officer, Fire Investigation, Fire Inspection, Fire Instruction, and other course work in a manner consistent with the best traditions of the Fire Service.

If serving in the Fire Department of Florida has ever crossed your mind, check out this amazing institute that can equip your passion!

Fire Rescue Support

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Joe LaCognata is the Founder and President of Fire Rescue Support, Inc. Joe started his involvement with emergency services in 1986 as a volunteer firefighter and EMT. Since becoming a pastor in 1994, his connection with emergency services has been through the chaplaincy with both police and fire departments. Joe currently serves as Chaplain with Marion County Fire Rescue, Ocala Fire Rescue and the Florida State Fire College all located in north central Florida.

Joe has completed Basic Chaplain training through the International Fellowship of Chaplains. He is an Approved Instructor in Individual and Group Crisis Intervention with the International Critical Incident Stress Foundation and has his Certification in Critical Incident Stress Management from the University of Maryland Baltimore County Department of Emergency Health Services. Joe is an Endorsed Chaplain with the North American Mission Board and a Master Fire Chaplain with the Federation of Fire Chaplains. Joe holds a PhD in Educational Leadership from Illinois State University and is an Instructor III with the Florida Fire Service.

RID Tampa Bay

Find out more about how you can make a difference by removing intoxicated drivers in your local area. Read More.

SPPD Leo Wives

SPPD Leo wives is a group of all woman with spouses that are officers at St. Petersburg Police department. Not only do they stand behind their men and women in Blue but behind the badge. Read More. 

Code 9 Project

Code 9 Project makes mental health a priority for first responders and their families. Read More

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