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Jed Hyland
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Lives in:
Denver, Colorado
Albuquerque Fire Department
Battalion Commander
Years of public service:
Agency structure:
Paid fire department
Top issues in your department:
Fostering professional development. Expanding our ALS capabilities. Incorporating new strategies and tactics based on cutting edge fire behavior data.
Professional Qualifications:
IFSAC Fire instructor II, NMEMT-P, Pro Board ISO, FEMA ICS Trainer.
Topics you provide training for:
Inter and Intra Departmental Professional Development, IFSAC Fire Instructor I and II, Pro Board ISO Instructor, FEMA ICS 300-400 Trainer.
Areas of expertise:
Fire Service Leadership Fundamentals, Expansion of roles in modern Fire/Rescue, "All Hazards" response.
Jed Hyland is a Battalion Commander and 16 year veteran of the Albuquerque Fire Department. He holds a Bachelors of University Studies in Emergency Medicine from the University of New Mexico and is pursuing his masters in Emergency Services Management. BC Hyland also serves as a senior adjunct instructor for the Albuquerque Fire Department’s Professional Development program.

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Who do you think you are?

I recently sat down and had coffee with a probationary firefighter to set him up with a training officer and discuss our expectations for the coming year. During this conversation I was hit by a question that’s been haunting my subconscious for years.  I began the meeting by asking our new Probie a few boiler plate questions: “What did you do before you decided to become a firefighter? Any related experience? Do…


Posted on January 27, 2015 at 9:00am

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