• May 14, 2018
    For a profession that prides its self on such catchphrases as "100 years of tradition unimpeded by progress," the fire service has proven itself to be very resilient and adaptable to change. read more
  • May 14, 2018
    I often ask, “Why can’t everyone just get along?” Is inappropriate behavior and comments by firefighters a product of cultural, gender or social differences, or is it just that someone is being an insensitive and unprofessional jerk? read more
  • May 2, 2018
    With a long history of law enforcement in my background, I understood ballistic protection levels and the terms associated with them. The surprise is that I’m now having conversations about this protection with other fire chiefs. read more
Reset the Clock - Replace liability with credibility

Reset the Clock

November 2, 2018
Chantilly, VA
Day-long seminar to help departments avoid EEO litigation based on proactive, what-to-do training and scenarios.
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