Do You Think You Are Better Than Me?

So I read an article the other day in my local newspaper about the Fire Department in my town. It was actually a letter to the editor regarding the possible addition of part-time firefighters to the ranks of the FD. The letter was from a retired cop who also served  after his retirement as a…

Why Do I Have To Ride The Medic

Let’s talk about something for a minute. Most departments are pretty familiar with the idea of fire based EMS. If you are in a department that doesn’t do fire based EMS then this blog entry will not be that interesting but for those of you that are in that type of system, you may understand…

All Star Team

In this installment, we will talk a little bit about recruitment. The previous 4 items in the 6R system are key in recruiting highly trained and highly motivate employees as they show a commitment to employees and equipment as well as giving a real understanding as to what your department is all about. There are…

Reinvestment Strategies

In this installment, we will look at some general strategies for reinvesting the revenue that comes in. By now, you should be getting the general feel of the 6R system and how it can help you. Respect is important throughout the entire process. Having a deep respect for being part of one of the greatest…