First Responders

Register for the Police Risk Management Conference

2/8/2024 7:05 am

There is still time to register for the 2024 Legal & Liability Risk Management Institute’s Police Risk Management Conference, to be held April 29 - May 1 at the Drury Plaza Hotel in Franklin. Public Entity Partners is proud to be co-sponsoring this event and encourages all who can attend to register early. This year’s theme is “Putting a Vest on Claims – Litigation – Losses.”


Risk & Insurance Symposium 2024

2/8/2024 7:00 am

Save the date for Public Entity Partners’ 2024 Risk & Insurance Symposium, scheduled for Aug. 21-23 at the Cool Springs Marriott in Franklin. This three-day, in-person educational and networking event will provide attendees with courses aimed at local government risk management and touch on emerging risk exposures.


Law Enforcement Scholarship

By  Heather Sturtz | 12/7/2023 7:30 am

Law Enforcement “Legal and Liability Risk Management Institute” Scholarship applications are currently being accepted. This reimbursement program provides funding for law enforcement professionals to attend the three-day Police Risk Management Conference, to be held April 29 - May 1 in Franklin, Tennessee. This conference is presented by the Legal and Liability Risk Management Institute (LLRMI) and co-sponsored by PE Partners.


Cold Weather Work Environments

By  Heather Sturtz | 11/2/2023 6:25 am

Many of Public Entity Partners’ members have employees who cannot avoid working in cold conditions. Some of these include construction, police, fire, emergency responders, trucking, road repair, utility repair and many more


Gatlinburg Fire Highlights Mutual Aid

By  Heather Sturtz | 9/14/2023 7:30 am

On Nov. 28, 2016, a small fire in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park quickly created an out-of-control wildfire emergency for Gatlinburg. The community desperately needed assistance and many Public Entity Partners members answered this call.


Risk & Insurance Symposium is Only Two Weeks Away

By  Heather Sturtz | 8/3/2023 5:50 am

The 2023 Risk & Insurance Symposium will be held August 23-25 at the Cool Springs Marriott Franklin. Be sure to join us for an insightful, educational and exciting week.


2023 Risk & Insurance Symposium Topics

By  Heather Sturtz | 6/8/2023 7:10 am

We are less than three months away from Public Entity Partners’ Risk & Insurance Symposium, to be held Aug. 23-25 at the Franklin Marriott Cool Springs. This three-day event is open to all PE Partners members and agents.


Firefighter PTSD and Workers' Compensation Act

5/4/2023 7:00 am

On April 21, 2023, the General Assembly enacted the James “Dustin” Samples Act which creates a presumption that a PTSD diagnosis for a firefighter is an injury occurring in the course and scope of the firefighter’s performance and compensable under workers’ compensation law.


Risk & Insurance Symposium Update

By  Heather Hughes | 8/4/2022 7:30 am

The 2022 Risk & Insurance Symposium is only a few weeks away and is gearing up to be one of the best yet! This year’s Symposium is being held on August 24th - 26th at the Franklin Marriott Cool Springs in Franklin, Tennessee.