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Chief Rich Marinucci Receives Ronny Jack Coleman Leadership Legacy Award

Mon, Aug 19, 2013

Richard A. Marinucci, CFO, was honored by receiving the Ronny Jack Coleman Leadership Legacy Award during the Center for Public Safety Excellence's 14th annual awards ceremony held during Fire-Rescue International in Chicago, Illinois.

Columbus Mayor Demands Police and Fire Boost Diversity

Sun, Aug 18, 2013

Columbus (OH) Mayor Michael B. Coleman demanded changes in improving diversity hiring and a report on solutions by this month.

Pierce Manufacturing Honors 2013 Fire Chiefs of the Year

Fri, Aug 16, 2013

Pierce Manufacturing Inc., an Oshkosh Corporation (NYSE: OSK) company announced the 2013 winners of the annual "Fire Chief of the Year" awards.

Firefighter Cancer Support Network Releases White Paper on Firefighter Cancer

Wed, Aug 14, 2013

Sponsored by Honeywell First Responder Products, the Firefighter Cancer Support Network (FCSN) has released a new white paper, "Taking Action Against Cancer in the Fire Service."

Decision Making in the Fire Service

Mon, Aug 12, 2013

Effective decision making is a skill that distinguishes truly inspirational leaders from those who are simply holding a position in an organization, writes Thomas N. Warren.

Experts: Findings of Fatal Yarnell Fire May Prevent Future Deaths

Sun, Aug 11, 2013

In a wildfire world where mistakes can mean deaths, as it did in the backcountry fire that killed 19 Arizona firefighters, experts say the questions demand answers.

Astronauts, Firefighters, EMTs, and Interpersonal Conflict

Fri, Aug 9, 2013

A computer program to help astronauts with conflicts is now being tested by firefighters and EMTs nationwide.

Leadership in the Real World

Tue, Aug 6, 2013

Every chief knows that effective leadership is a key ingredient for a well-run department.

Blood, Sweat, and Tears

Tue, Aug 6, 2013

Every now and then, you get a letter from a friend that makes you stop and reflect on how good you really have it and how much others are struggling every day just to get by, just to make ends meet.

CSB Chairperson on Executive Order Improving Chemical Facility Safety and Security

Detroit Cuts Pay for Some Police and Firefighters

Thu, Aug 1, 2013

About 1,200 Detroit police lieutenants and sergeants and about 400 Detroit firefighters will see a 10 percent pay cut in their paychecks on September 16.

A Better Awareness of Our History, Our Future, and Each Other

Thu, Aug 1, 2013

Tim Hyden offers some thoughts on fire service education, quality control, and our remembrance of history.

Cleveland Fire Chief Receives Reprimand for Threatening Language

Thu, Jul 25, 2013

Cleveland Fire Chief Daryl McGinnis received a verbal reprimand for threatening to stab a firefighter in the neck for not wearing his fatigue shirt on duty, a dress code violation.

9/11 Families Demand Criminal Investigation of Office of Chief Medical Examiner

Mon, Jul 22, 2013

An assistant to the chief medical examiner was apparently recovering souvenirs rather than recovering the thousands of human remains of the victims of 9/11.

The Professional Volunteer Fire Department, Part 6: Officer Development

Thu, Jul 18, 2013

When a volunteer firefighter is elected or appointed to the position of fire officer, it is the department’s duty and obligation to provide some type of officer and leadership development training, Tom Merrill writes.

Directives on My Watch

Mon, Jul 8, 2013

Frank L. Frievalt discusses the distinction between a leader's expectations and intentions and the directives he came up with for those serving under him.

Honeywell Chariman and CEO Selected as 'CEO of the Year' by Chief Executive Magazine

Wed, Jul 3, 2013

Honeywell (NYSE:HON) announced Chief Executive Magazine named Chairman and CEO Dave Cote "2013 CEO of the Year," an honor that recognizes an outstanding corporate leader nominated and selected by peers.

Pump Panel Leadership

Mon, Jul 1, 2013

Pump panel leader (PPL) relates to the position of the new company lieutenant or junior officer and even the senior firefighter.

New York State Assembly Passes Bill Protecting Firefighters and Tenants from Illegal Modifications

Wed, Jun 19, 2013

The Firemen's Association of the State of New York (FASNY) is pleased to announce that the State Assembly has overwhelmingly passed a bill that will levy fines on landlords who illegally alter a building and block means of egress.

Charleston's ABC News 4 to air NFFF Documentary on Sixth Anniversary of Fire

Mon, Jun 17, 2013

The National Fallen Firefighters Foundation (NFFF) announced that ABC News 4 in Charleston, SC (WCIV-TV) will air the documentary Charleston 9: The Ultimate Sacrifice on Tuesday, June 18 at 7:30 pm.

Taking Ownership: From Culture Change to Tradition

Wed, Jun 5, 2013

Changing an organization's culture also involves developing the people who need to deal with those changes, David Howell writes.

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