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 NewsSomber ceremony marks Worcester Cold Storage fire anniversary
Arizona state agency proposes penalties over Hotshot deaths
New Cleveland fire chief pledges to restore confidence
For New York City Fire Department, More Diversity Amid Tension
Detroit's fire commissioner resigns
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.