Center for Domestic Preparedness
Training the Best for the Worst
The Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) Center for Domestic Preparedness (CDP) Training and Exercise Program provides the nation’s premier opportunity for local officials, emergency managers, law enforcement officers, first responders, and medical professionals to deal with any challenge that may confront their community or region.
The CDP is the unique venue, and Leidos is the prime contractor, fulfilling the CDP Training Delivery Services mission. Located in Anniston, Ala., FEMA’s CDP campus is home to 124 acres and 48 buildings offering realistic training scenarios for law enforcement, first responders, and medical professionals.
Since its founding in 1998, CDP has turned to Leidos as its primary training delivery services contractor. Leidos deploys 251 full and part-time staff and 414 subcontractors to provide training and support in tactics, logistics, and safety exercises at CDP. Additionally, Leidos draws upon the resources of more than 400 Department of Homeland Security-certified instructors based in 43 states across the nation to provide additional instruction tailored to local conditions Leidos has conducted CDP training courses across all 50 states and four territories.
All-hazards Planning and Response Training
Leidos supports the Federal Emergency Management Agency with all-hazards planning and response training at the Center for Domestic Preparedness in Anniston, Alabama, across 38 states, and the territory of Puerto Rico.