28 The Art of Staging
Tactical response to a dispatch of potential violence involves staging until
the scene is determined to be safe by police. What, where, when, and
how are all critical components of that staging.
By Jason Gallimore
35 Management vs. Leadership
Management is a science—it can be studied, learned, implemented,
and evaluated. The fire service must begin to train its managers and improve
the management of its organizations.
By Bradley M. Pinsky
44 Correcting Misperceptions of the Fire Service
One Iowa department uses its Citizen’s Fire Academy to show the public
what a day in the life of a firefighter is like. Topics covered include fire
department functions, home fire safety and fire prevention, staffing and
apparatus, emergency medical services, and technical rescue.
By Lance Routson
48 Preparing for the Real Deal
When lives are at stake, it is critical that firefighters be appropriately trained
to judge a situation correctly and make the right decision in terms of the
By Nicola Davies
Volume 35, Issue 10
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