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John K. Murphy's Blog – March 2015 Archive (2)

Firefighter Residency Requirements

Does your department require you to live within the boundaries of your city, municipality or community in order for you to keep your job or to be eligible to be hired?

These rules are called RESIDENCY REQUIREMENTS affecting public safety officers and certain critical staff to live in or close to the community where they work.

Generally, residency requirements have…


Added by John K. Murphy on March 22, 2015 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Attorneys running your fire department

There is a fifth dimension beyond that which is known to man. It is a dimension as vast as space and as timeless as infinity. It is the middle ground between light and shadow, between science and superstition, and it lies between the pit of man's fears and the summit of his knowledge. This is the dimension of imagination. Imagine a fire service world where attorneys or judges are running your fire department.  It is an area which we call the…


Added by John K. Murphy on March 5, 2015 at 2:30pm — No Comments

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