The Challenges Associated with Providing Efficient and Effective Fire Service to Large Arab-American Populations and the Resources Required to Meet Them

Joseph Murray EXECUTIVE SUMMARY This study examined the perceptions of firefighters employed by the City of Dearborn Fire Department regarding the challenges associated with providing service to a large Arab-American population. As a predominantly White, male, Euro-ethnic, and Christian fire department, it was expected that challenges existed in part due to the differences in culture

It Takes a Village: Integrating Firehouse Hubs to Encourage Cooperation among Police, Fire, and the Public

Greta Hurt EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Tension and hostility between police officers and society seem to be on the rise, and officers and firefighters alike face violence and other threats on a daily basis. While these agencies strive to protect and serve, they often overlook how they might protect and serve one another. They also may fail