S. Hrg. 106-601: Training First Responders into the Next Century: Hearing before the Subcommittee on Youth Violence of the Committee on the Judiciary, United States Senate, One Hundred Sixth Congress, First Session on the Training of First Responders such as Police, Fire Fighters, Emergency Technicians, and other Professionals for the Challenges they Face, June 11, 1999 [open pdf - 670KB]
S. Hrg. 106-601: "This is a field hearing of our subcommittee, which is the Subcommittee on Youth Violence, but it also has oversight over the Office of Justice Programs, and that, of course, is the entity within the Department of Justice that will be running the center here. First responders have been estimated to number five million persons. These include police, fire, emergency technicians and other professionals. So I want to welcome today's panelists who hold key positions in our effort to train and prepare them for the challenges they will face." Statements, letters, and material submitted for the record include those of the following: Jeff Sessions, Robert Knouss, Gary McConnell, Michael A. Parker, Curtis H. Straub, and Darrell Higuchi.
S. Hrg. 106-601; Senate Hearing 106-601; Serial No. J-106-601