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CPF Firevision -- Your Online Video Update

If it is on your radar screen, it's on your computer screen ... thanks to CPF Firevision.

Whether it's happening on the front lines, the halls of the Capitol or right in the firehouse, CPF Firevision is where you can keep tabs on your profession and your union.

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February 2, 2015
CPF Firevision – CPAT Day with Local 1014
CPAT Day with Local 1014

Los Angeles County Firefighters, Local 1014 partner with the California Fire Fighter Joint Apprenticeship Committee to host a "CPAT" testing day at CFFJAC's facility in Orange County.

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January 8, 2015
CPF Firevision – 2014 in Review
A Look Back

Catch up on CPF’s accomplishments in 2014, including its biennial convention, legislative victories in Sacramento, the unveiling of a new victim assistance program and much more.

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December 23, 2014
CPF Firevision – The Victims of Bankruptcy
The Long Road Back from Bankruptcy

A pair of California cities is working their way out of bankruptcy, providing a stark warning to other cities which may be considering the same route.

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November 25, 2014
CPF Firevision – SAVE Rolls Out Across California
Front-Line Firefighters Offering Aid

Across the state, fire departments and their employee groups have partnered with the California Fire Foundation to implement a new victim assistance program.

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November 7, 2014
CPF Firevision – 2014 Firefighter Career Expos
Recruiting the Next Generation

Hundreds of future firefighters met with recruiters across the state at this year's career expos, hosted by the California Fire Fighters Joint Apprenticeship Committee. Recruits learned about opportunities to find a career in the fire service and had a chance to test the Candidate Physical Ability Test.

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October 23, 2014
CPF Firevision – 2014 California Firefighters Memorial
Remembering California’s Fallen

Fifteen fallen firefighters from across California were honored in a moving ceremony on the grounds of the State Capitol.

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September 24, 2014
CPF Firevision – Fire and Law Enforcement Training Together
Active Shooter Response Training

In a scenario ripped from the headlines, firefighters and law enforcement work together on responding to an active shooter incident. The hyper-realistic training — put together by San Diego Federal Fire Dept. and underwritten by the U.S. Navy — utilized the CFFJAC’s Unified Response to Violent Incidents curriculum. The program is being promoted as a national model for coordinated police and fire response to mass shooting.

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September 3, 2014
CPF Firevision – Firefighter Apprenticeship Training
The Value of Apprenticeship

Firefighters conduct a training exercise demonstrating the value of standardized apprenticeship training through the CFFJAC.

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August 13, 2014
CPF Firevision - Ventura and Legislative Updates
Victory in Ventura and Fighting For You in Sacramento

A well-funded Ventura County ballot initiative, backed by outside interests has dropped its plan to eliminate all defined benefit pensions, one day after it was declared invalid by the courts. In Sacramento, the Legislature returns for the end of the session and CPF is actively pursuing a pro-firefighter agenda. 

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June 25, 2014
CPF Firevision - Ventura County Pension Attack
High-Stakes Fight to Protect Retirement Security

A well-funded Ventura County ballot initiative, backed by outside interests including the Koch Brothers, has put the very concept of a secure retirement on trial. The measure, ticketed for the November ballot, would eliminate all defined benefit pensions, including those providing for the survivors of fallen firefighters and law enforcement officers. 

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