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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
  • February 17, 2017
    Emergency Services Consulting International, the consulting arm of the IAFC, expands its services and product line with the acquisition of Fields Consulting Group. read more
  • February 14, 2017
    Whole-community planning allows public-safety officials to develop plans that serve the community’s needs. Public safety's goal should be to lead the community toward risk-management that includes residents more in disaster response and recovery. read more
  • February 2017
    Many fire service leaders are knighted to the position of emergency manager as well as fire chief. In this role, we’re tasked with conducting all-hazards planning. But just what does this mean? 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