Photo/Story Gallery 2008

FHP Active in Child Passenger Safety

FHP Gets More Techs in Panhandle

Vicki Paul checking for proper installation.
Vicki Paul checks for proper installation.

Trooper Tindle-Husar checking a booster seat.
Trooper Tindle-Husar checks a booster seat.

FHP members in class.
FHP members attend class.

Lt. Tucker helping with instruction.
Lt. Tucker helps with instruction.

Lt. Joe Tucker (Troop A – Panama City) recently helped sponsor a Child Passenger Safety Certification class at the Panama City FHP station. The class included four nurses from Gulf Coast Hospital, Trooper Tammy Tindle-Husar, and FHP Clerk Vicki Paul. The instructor, Marie Patterson, was assisted by Lt. Tucker to train more local CPS Techs to enhance community efforts to educate the public about the proper use of child restraints. Thank you FHP for your continued effort to help the kids in the Panhandle travel safely on area roadways.

FHP Conducts CPS Class in Jacksonville

Trooper Tomlinson showing Troopers Thomas, Frazier, Burse, and Donaldson how to check a child seat for correct use.
Trooper Dawn Tomlinson shows Troopers Roger Thomas, Colise Frazier, Ed Burse, and Mark Donaldson how to check a child seat for correct use.

Lt. Burroughs showing Trooper Ryan where to find the labels on a child seat.
Lt. Mike Burroughs shows Trooper Jeff Ryan where to find the labels on a child seat.

Class members listening attentively.
Class members listen attentively.

The training course takes the learning outside.
The training course includes outside learning.

Class members strapping in a doll for practice.
Class members strap in a doll for practice.

Trooper Dawn Tomlinson, Troop G’s Occupant Protection Specialist, and Lieutenant Mike Burroughs, Troop B’s Public Affairs Officer, recently provided Child Passenger Safety certification training for troopers and civilian personnel who work at the Jacksonville FHP station. Troopers and others attended the valuable training to learn more about how to properly install child safety seats and ensure their proper use. National statistics show that 80% of child safety seats are not installed or used correctly. The training offered in this National Child Passenger Safety Certification Course will allow FHP members to educate the motoring public and assist others in making sure children are properly restrained.