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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.

Side Effects of CRR

Joe Powers, FO Captain, Henrico County Division of Fire You can hear Captain Powers talking about the Side Effects of CRR on this podcast from The Vision 20/20 Project's CRR Radio. For decades, fire service agencies across the United States focused on fire...

There is No Success Without a Successor

Reginald D. Freeman, CFO, MS, FIFireE Chief, Hartford Fire Department and CPC Chair The 21st century fire service is faced with unprecedented challenges that warrant unprecedented leadership so that organizations can accomplish their missions. These challenges...

Fundamentals of Leadership

Steve Dongworth Chief, Calgary Fire Department and CFAI Chair One thing as leaders that we rarely talk, or even think, about are leadership traits. These are the things that make people want to follow you, an essential component of leadership. As a leader,...

2019 Excellence Conference

A record of over 460 attendees and 150-plus instructors, exhibitors, agency members, board members, and commissioners came together for the 10th annual CPSE Excellence Conference where we celebrated a “Decade of Transformation.” Between the tremendous...

Breaking Down That Four-Letter Word: Data

Preet Bassi, CAE, Chief Executive Officer, Center for Public Safety Excellence During my travels to consortiums across the country, I often hear the refrain that data (hear date-ahhh) is the biggest obstacle for departments working towards and maintaining...