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  • October 15, 2016
    The IAFC launched Insight 360, a new cloud-based event-reporting and analysis tool at Fire-Rescue International in San Antonio. Insight 360 will provide a new standard in the way departments are capturing, analyzing and learning from their incidents. The goal is ... read more
  • January 4, 2017
    SAFER application period open January 9 to February 10. Start planning your FY 2016 SAFER Grant application now by reviewing the technical assistance tools offered by FEMA. read more
  • December 2016
    Law-enforcement officers are under attack and becoming targets. Responding alongside law enforcement places us in areas of risk; their risk is our risk. Action must be taken to protect ourselves, but what steps can we take to do that? read more
  • December 2016
    When someone new is elected in your community, you introduce yourself and educate the newly elected person on your mission, your dedication to the community and your needs. Just like you do back home, that’s what we’ll be doing at the federal level. read more

Federal Grants

Regional, state and federal public safety coordination is a growing need. The IAFC works on the national level to ensure support is available to local departments to keep their communities and personnel safe in ways that contribute to networked emergency management.

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Featured Resources
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Fire-Rescue International

July 26 - 29, 2017
Charlotte , NC
FRI, the IAFC's annual conference and expo, provides senior-level leadership training for chiefs and officer development education for chief and company officers, new ways to connect with vendors and colleagues, and the latest solutions to today's toughest challenges.
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The IAFC department administration topic area focuses on:

  • Budget and fiscal management including the broader economic environment departments operate in
  • Community relations, social media oversight and impact, and reputation management
  • Data and analysis
  • LODD and PSOB guidance and ceremony protocol
  • Strategic planning and department policy