This guide describes the causes of violence to firefighters and EMS responders. It explains risk factors and presents opportunities to reduce or prevent violence.
This Executive Fire Officer (EFO) Program research project, authored by USFA staff member Dave Donohue, describes the current state of fire and EMS civil unrest preparedness activities. Practices, policies and procedures used to prepare for and respond to these incidents are identified.
Guidance to assist you with preparing standard operating procedures that establish a standardized approach to the safety of personnel at incidents that involve violence, unrest or civil disturbance.