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Robert W. Burdick
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  • Meriden, CT
  • United States
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Lives in:
Meriden, CT
Department:
Meriden
Title/rank:
Assistant Chief
Years of public service:
39
Agency structure:
Paid fire department
Top issues in your department:
Manpower and equipment.
Professional Qualifications:
A/S Fire Tech. and Admin.
FI I, FO I
Topics you provide training for:
ICS, Leadership
Areas of expertise:
ICS, Leadership
Bio:
Volunteer and Career FF
EMT
ED Tech
worked for commercial ambulance, hospital ED, and Regional Fire School

Robert W. Burdick's Blog

Perception vs. Reality

Perception is Realty Part One



If perception is reality for your fire department then you have a problem. This term has been bandied about the fire service for several years when talking about how politicians and the

public view us. Unfortunately, it has also come up in firefighter disciplinary hearings. It is one of those handy catch phrases that sounds good however, it may be true, false, or contain only a grain of truth.



Perception is the way that others see us. It… Continue

Posted on December 23, 2016 at 12:05pm

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