Looking for an interesting perspective on topics relevant to the first responder community? Check out the new column in NFPA Journal written by Ken Willette, NFPA's division manager for Public Fire Protection. Willette, who spent 35 years in the fire service, addresses the ever-evolving role of today's emergency responders and NFPA's role in improving responder safety.
"Today’s responders must be prepared for all hazards and all manner of threats, and their response must be coordinated and unified," says Willette. "The response to the Boston Marathon bombings last year was proof that a unified command, and a unified approach to resource management, works."
Read more from Willette in the January/February edition of NFPA Journal.