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John K. Murphy's Blog – May 2015 Archive (3)

Selecting Diverse Fire Instructors

Scenario: I am seeking to create a diverse cadre of instructors in fire academies and there is little on the topic. How does a fire chief or training officer select the best individuals for this important position?

 

The question you should start asking is what constitutes a “diverse” instructor cadre and what are the important elements to seek out when creating this group of instructors. The term Diverse in…

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Added by John K. Murphy on May 20, 2015 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Firefighter's Duty, Honor and Courage

 

The Fire Department Instructors Conference (FDIC) is the premiere event for the nation’s fire services, bringing together the best of the best in fire training events and instructors. This year there was over thirty thousand firefighters from the United States and 52 countries. One of the striking and noteworthy observations was the number of families who were accompanying their firefighter parents and there were many young firefighters also in…

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Added by John K. Murphy on May 11, 2015 at 10:37am — No Comments

Firefighter's Duty, Honor and Courage

 

The Fire Department Instructors Conference (FDIC) is the premiere event for the nation’s fire services, bringing together the best of the best in fire training events and instructors. This year there was over thirty thousand firefighters from the United States and 52 countries. One of the striking and noteworthy observations was the number of families who were accompanying their firefighter parents and there were many young firefighters also in…

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Added by John K. Murphy on May 11, 2015 at 10:30am — No Comments

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