Over 550 chief officers from throughout the country attended this year’s VCOS Symposium in the Sun. The Symposium allowed opportunities to network, learn from inspirational speakers, and enjoy the new venue at the Hilton in Clearwater Beach, Florida.
VCOS NewsHow Will You Use Public Safety Broadband?
FIRE 20/20 Introduces Free Diversity Recruitment Video for Volunteer and Combination Departments
Two New Active Shooter Resources Available
VISIONVCOS Strategic Plan - PDF, 2mb
VISION: Organizational Chart - PDF
VISION: Timeline - PDF
SOPs/SOGsModel Procedures for Response of Emergency Vehicles During Hurricanes and Tropical Storms
Compensation for Educational and Training Programs - PDF
LODD Guidelines (Denton, TX) - PDF
Fire & Emergency Service NewsFeds blocked key interviews in Arizona agency's Yarnell Hill Fire inquiry
Rescue leaders at San Francisco Asiana jetliner crash lacked training
Detroit ruling opens door to pension cuts across the nation
In Mass Attacks, New Advice Lets Medics Rush In
FDNY probie punished for selfies and slurs
Volunteer and Combination Officers Section of the IAFC
VCOS's mission is to provide chief officers who manage volunteers within a volunteer or combination fire, rescue or EMS delivery system with information, education, services and representation to enhance their professionalism.