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  • February 15, 2018
    It’s no longer acceptable for fire chiefs to be technology-averse. We must wake up, dig deep and begin to understand the technology that surrounds our profession more deeply than ever before. read more
  • February 15, 2018
    For many departments, their websites are places where the community can understand the department’s mission, find contact information and gather the latest news and information. Don’t you want to be accessible to every individual you serve? read more
  • February 15, 2018
    The Community Fire Service Performance Review for Structural Fire Protection is next in ISO’s continuing effort to help communities improve their fire protection services through partnerships and training, and the ESCI report is proof of that goal. read more

Labor-Management Alliance (LMA)

A proactive resource to avoid and eliminate conflict and mistrust between organized labor and management.

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Federal Grants

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 regional, state and federal public safety coordination.

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Featured Resources
Events
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Fire-Rescue International

August 8 - 11, 2018
Dallas, TX
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