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  • Fire Department Swot Analysis

    Introduction The Southport Volunteer Fire Department is in great need of an overhaul of its outdated rules, regulations and policies. The department has witnessed over the past several years a serious decline in its membership and the ranks are growing thin due to older members retiring. In order to save the fire department, it was determined that the department could benefit greatly from doing a strategic plan. A strategic plan will result in the department overhauling, its outdated rules, regulations, and policies towards achieving its mission. This can be achieved by using a SOAR based approach, versus using a SWOT analysis. A SOAR analysis focuses on the strength of an organization and attempts to understand the entire organization by…

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  • Los Angeles Fire Department Research Paper

    Los Angeles Fire Department For my research I chose the Los Angeles Fire Department. Their Mission statement is “to preserve life and property, promote public safety and foster economic growth through leadership, management and actions, as an all risk life safety response provider.” I found it important to note that LA city is the biggest in size and second most populated city in the United States, so they have a very big and important mission. History- The city of Los Angeles was founded in…

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  • Female Firefighters Essay

    Female Firefighters: Women in the Fire Service Female firefighters have been a fairly recent addition to the fire service. Firefighting was thought to be a man’s job. Since the Civil Rights Movement, female firefighters are becoming more and more common even though they currently only consist of about 3% of the entire fire service. The acceptance and proper treatment of female firefighters has been difficult over the past 50 years, but they continue to make headway. Gender bias and sexual…

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  • Fire Chief Case Study

    I will be commenting on the following dilemma a fire chief than is working to serve his firefighters to protect the community versus a fire chief that works for the government to protect the community. I will indicate if this dilemma is true or false and why. Being a leader of a Fire service in any place in our modern world is no easy task with more and more being demanded from communities and less that governments want to provide the harder this task will become in the future. Through reading…

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  • NFPA/1041 Training Program

    The fire service is all about serving the community. We respond to calls in the community where people have taken risk, whether it was intentional or not. Taking risk is part of the job and it is important to take these risk with all the necessary safety precautions and training in place. There are two key agencies which influence fire department training; Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), and the Nation Fire Protection Association (NFPA) Unlike NFPA which issues guidelines,…

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  • Aurora Fire Department History

    History of the Aurora Fire Department History is an important subject when it comes to federal and state facilities such branches of the military, city police, sheriffs, and fire departments. Aurora fire department has a long history with humble beginnings as a small group of volunteers, when the city was then called Fletcher, to now having 15 stations and being able to cover 155 sq. mi. and serve over 300,000 citizens of the city of Aurora. Plenty has happened with the Aurora fire department,…

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  • Fire Department Research Paper

    Dekalb County Fire Department Firefighters have been needed since the beginning of time. Over time fire departments have been improving their strategies every day for the safety of their men and women. I am going to discuss the history, careers, vehicles and equipment, and the hiring process for the Dekalb County Fire Department. The first recorded organized firefighting service dates to the Roman Republic in the first century BC. Since then the evolution of firefighting has changed…

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  • Sam Clover Case Study

    I. Introduction Our client, Sam Clover (“Clover”), is a battalion chief for the Los Angeles County Fire Department (“LAPD”) and a thirty-four-year employee of the LAFD. On March 4th, 2016 Clover arrived home from work and found his home on fire. After alerting the LAFD, Clover entered his home and rescued his wife from the fire. Unfortunately, a part of the roof collapsed on Clover and injured him. Clover was diagnosed with smoke inhalation, a separated shoulder, and burns on both legs that…

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  • Community Risk Reduction Analysis

    occurring. This program the fire departments should implement will teach and show each hazard or dangerous area within their town. There are a variety of impacts that this program has to the community and fire department. In addition, creating a risk program will provide a strong and highly thought out strategy to tackle this situation. Also, fire departments have multiple resources to design a program that will show these problem areas, as well as, prepare the department to recognize how to…

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  • Pennsauken Fire Department: Case Study

    Background The Pennsauken Fire Department has experienced several transformative years over the past twelve years from 2004 through 2016. Once a vibrant and compared to some urban fire departments, a force of over three hundred personnel once staffed this moderately sized suburban community founded in 1892. As the community experienced development and suburbanization post World War I, civic engagement and community involvement where trademarks of the pride of the community. The 1980’s and…

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