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CPSE Corner

CPSE Corner will be a series of monthly articles focusing on a range of topics relating to Accreditation, Credentialing and pursuing excellence in providing fire and emergency services to your community.

CPSE at FRI 2018

CPSE at FRI 2018 Thirty-nine agencies were awarded accreditation or re-accreditation at the Commission on Fire Accreditation International hearings held during the IAFC Fire-Rescue International conference in Dallas, Texas, which is one of the largest number of...

Creating a Career Development Action Plan

Chief Steve Prziborowski By Steve Prziborowski The term career development is usually used in a way that is not too flattering for the fire department in question. I say that because career development is not always at the top of everyone’s to-do list,...

Transformational Change and the Fire Service

by Chief Reginald Freeman and Chief David Matthew Chief Reginald Freeman Chief David Matthew The argument for change in the fire service has been on-going for centuries.  The overall behaviors of individuals and groups ultimately defines the...