Make an informed decision

Explore our resource library to learn more about policy management – before making a purchase decision. Find ways to simplify your organization’s compliance processes. Uncover best practices. And discover how you can save time and money.

beer and marijuana leaf

Fire department drug and alcohol policy

A fire department drug and alcohol policy will protect the department, its members, and the public.

Learn More Read More
fire truck ride-along

Fire department ride-along policy

A fire department ride-along policy allows for community involvement while giving students and...

Learn More Read More
firemen looking at policies on smartphone

7 Essential policies for fire departments and EMS

Explore the most critical fire service policies and EMS policies that every first responder agency...

Learn More Read More
fireman carrying fire extinguishers

5 benefits of policy management software for fire

Bring your fire department’s policy and procedure manual to life with the right software tool.

Learn More Read More

How to acquire funding from the American Rescue Plan Act

An overview of how to unlock funds for use within your agency.

Learn More Read More

Increase Trust and Transparency With Public-Facing Documents

PowerDMS helps the public sector share crucial information with their communities, simplifying the...

Learn More Read More
firefighter and EMT on scene

Policy and procedure management for fire

Policies are the fundamental building blocks of excellence in any organization. Here's how to...

Learn More Read More

Fire Department Accreditation

Becoming accredited is neither easy nor cheap. If you are considering fire department...

Learn More Read More
Police graduation

Recruiting and Training the Millennial Firefighter

Fire departments have an advantage when it comes to recruiting millennials since the work is...

Learn More Read More
firewoman removing her helmet

Rethinking SOPs/SOGs in the fire service

The fire service is almost entirely results-based, but should fire departments treat policies and...

Learn More Read More
firemen putting out house fire

Role of policies in firefighter safety

Policies, SOPs, and SOGs lay the groundwork for safety in the fire service. Here's how to improve...

Learn More Read More
firefighters in training

Improving fire department communications

Fire departments face unique challenges when it comes to internal communications. Technology tools...

Learn More Read More
Female firefighters in full gear.

Women in the Fire Service

The fire service lags far behind other industries in employing women. Here's how to write policies...

Learn More Read More

Fire department drone policies

Many fire departments are using drones to aid with fireground operations. Here’s how to develop...

Learn More Read More

Reducing Firefighter Cancer Risks

Fire departments are studying a variety of techniques and strategies to see if they make an impact...

Learn More Read More

Opioids and the Fire Service

Regardless of income, race, gender, education, or other demographics, America’s opiate problem has...

Learn More Read More

Breaking Down Silos in Public Safety

We sat down with Commander Ana Lalley and Battalion Chief Richard Carter from Elgin, IL, to learn...

Learn More Read More

The benefits of going digital for pre fire planning

Fire departments shouldn't keep paper site plans in binders, risking damage or being outdated. The...

Learn More Read More
firefighter using powerdms

14 pieces of critical content for first responders

Excellence begins and ends with readiness. How many of these pieces of critical content do you have...

Learn More Read More

A Better Approach for Fire Department Testing

Fire department testing is a critical way to ensure your staff understands essential information....

Learn More Read More

Firefighter Readiness

Firefighters must be prepared to respond to all sorts of situations. Here's how well-managed...

Learn More Read More

Tips for Budgeting for Technology in the Fire Service

Fire departments need to utilize the latest tools and technology to fight fires in the 21st...

Learn More Read More

4 effective ways to improve fireground operations

Improving fireground operations can be done with efficient communication tools. This ensures that...

Learn More Read More
firefighter with boy

Social media policy for the fire service

Using social media in the fire service can be helpful in many ways. But like any technology, you...

Learn More Read More
fire fighter's gear

Creating a Culture of Ethics and Integrity in the Fire Service

Fire departments must build a culture that encourages integrity, trust, and ethical behavior....

Learn More Read More

ISO Ratings for Fire Departments

Although the ISO rating is meant to score a fire department’s ability to protect the community, it...

Learn More Read More

Technology in the Fire Service

Technology in the fire service can improve firefighter safety and readiness. Here are a few of the...

Learn More Read More

No articles found.

Search results for ""

Clear results