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Jarrod Sergi's Blog – May 2014 Archive (2)

Not An Officer, Not My Problem: Wrong Answer

There are several things that make my skin crawl when it comes to attitudes, performance and passion for our profession. If you read my blog you can probably nail down quite a few.  For some reason there is one statement that I have heard several times over the last few months. This statement just shouts mediocrity, apathy, and indolence. This statement is: “I am not the officer, it’s not my responsibility”. This has generally been used in conversations about poor performance of fellow…


Added by Jarrod Sergi on May 29, 2014 at 8:00am — 2 Comments

Avoid Overeliance on Technology

Technology is weaved all throughout the fire service. It has been for a long time. We have thermal imaging cameras, GPS locaters tied into our PASS devices, mobile data computers that tell us where to go, and where all of our hydrants are, and even fire apparatus that will set their own pressures with the simple push of a button. I am not saying that any of these things are bad, but are we beginning to become dependent upon technology? Technology has helped us save lives, improve…


Added by Jarrod Sergi on May 21, 2014 at 9:13am — No Comments

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