Case Study The New Jersey City Fire Department

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Based on what I read, the answer to protecting firefighter is a combination of policy, procedure implementation, and training. These are important not only to prevent death, but also to prevent any types of injuries. The Jersey City Fire Department (JCFD) trains its members on the Incident Command System and there are procedures for the members to use it (New Jersey Division of Fire Safety, 1993, p. 5). Additionally, they are trained to use the Jersey City Incident Command System (JCICS), based on the National Fire Academy’s system. Better yet, the members of the JCFD use the JCICS on all incidents. The JCICS would help to avoid miscommunication among the emergency personnel. The JCFD also provide firefighters with ladder training daily. The
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