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  1. THE PIO : A POSITION WITH INFINITE BOUNDARIES

    Magazine Articles

    Tue, 1 Dec 1998

    THE PIO : A POSITION WITH INFINITE BOUNDARIES ..... usually the public information officer ( PIO ). The PIO must be well trained and ..... originally had five firefighters assigned as PIOs . Today, I am the only PIO and work regular business hours at fire

  2. Moore (OK) Tornado: Lessons for the PIO

    Video

    Thu, 23 May 2013

    [MUSIC] If you're a PIO , a public information officer in a fire department, take a look behind me here. You've got Anderson Cooper, Fox, CNN, CBS

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    [MUSIC] If you're a PIO , a public information officer in a fire department, take a look behind me here. You've got Anderson Cooper, Fox, CNN, CBS, ABC,
  1. Public Education: The Job: The Importance of the PIO

    Online Articles

    Fri, 14 Feb 2014

    department's public information officer ( PIO ) is not just communicating with your citizens ..... Norwood touches on the functions of the PIO and asks what your department does to keep the public in the know. RELATED ARTICLES THE PIO : A POSITION WITH INFINITE BOUNDARIES Role

  2. The Public Information Officer: A Multifaceted Role

    Magazine Articles

    Tue, 1 Dec 1998

    spokesperson or public information officer ( PIO )--a realization that is relatively ..... rolling, it is expected that the PIO would be making the statements. But what about the times when the PIO isn`t there? PIOs have prepared for these incidents

  3. Role of the Public Information Officer (PIO )

    Video

    Thu, 7 Jul 2011

    of the public information officer? The PIO , Public Information Officer, is responsible ..... arise concerning to the department. The PIO will act as a main source of media contacts ..... the communication center, and have a PIO , public information officer, dispatched

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    impartial manner. What are the responsibilities of the public information officer? The PIO , Public Information Officer, is responsible for coordinating the flow of information concerning departmental policies and operations. Now, on a specific, specific statements concerning issues that could arise concerning to the department. The PIO will act as a main source of media contacts. The incident commander may be responsible for the release of the news information at the scene of emergency, but at no time will the emergency operation be compromised for the release of the news information. In the event of an extremely news worthy incident, the incident commander will notify dispatch, the communication center, and have a PIO , public information officer, dispatched to the scene. Dispatcher will notify the PIO and immediately advise him or her of the situation. A PIO report to the scene of all major incidents and coordinate all media information. As I was mentioning, the PIO gets dispatched to all major incidents. Now let's look at those major instances, see what they are. Any multi alarm fire incident
    to civilians or fire personnel. Serious aircraft or railroad accidents and the PIO along with the chief and the safety authority are to be notified at anytime when the supply lines, that's where additional lines are being laid out to a fire situation. Once the PIO gets dispatched, he'll respond to the incident command, the command post and confer with the incident commander on all the information that
    don't need impertinent information being released to the. To the media without PIO and the Chief of the Department knowing it. The PIO will obtain approval through the Fire Chief prior to releasing information on the internal investigations, personnel matter and citizen complaints to the fire personnel or immediate representatives. Incident command in a public information officer. The incident commander shall be responsible for management of the public information on the fire ground. Any major incident likely to attract news media, shall be brought to the attention by the, of the PIO by the incident commander. As I mentioned before. Once it, once the thing starts happening, give the command, should be notified a PIO . When practical, the instant command should establish an immediate sector and advise central office or central dispatch of this location, then they
  4. The Job: The Importance of the PIO

    Video

    Fri, 14 Feb 2014

    Welcome to Fire Engineering with Tay's video blog. I'm here to discuss a very important position within the fire department which is very often overlooked. That's the public information officer. The public information officer in the past would only be important or pertinent on major incidents or. A

  5. Tulsa School FIre: Tulsa PIO Interview

    Video

    Thu, 13 Sep 2012

    Chief Bobby Halton talks to Tulsa (OK) Fire Department Captain Stan May about the September 2012 fire that injured several firefighters.

  6. June Roundtable: Censorship

    Online Articles

    Mon, 15 Jun 2009

    department well to have designated PIOs or chief officers speak after ..... At the department level, a PIO needs to be appointed. When PIOs are not possible, the IC should ..... allows for the designation of a PIO , who should be the only one to

  7. Moore (OK) Tornado: Command Center

    Video

    Thu, 23 May 2013

    days and you be safe out there. Hey we're fortunate we just grabbed our old friend Stan May from the Tulsa Fire Department PIO . You probably remember Stan was a real big help when you guys had that. Explosion and the school fire with the ATF, that was

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    just grabbed our old friend Stan May from the Tulsa Fire Department PIO . You probably remember Stan was a real big help when you guys had that. Explosion and the school fire with the ATF,
  8. CDC to hold meeting on fire safety and the media

    Online Articles

    Sun, 10 Jun 2007

    The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) is seeking the assistance of Fire PIOs and media. This effort is intended to review current efforts to get fire safety stories into media cycles, and to look into the