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In Public Safety is an American Military University (AMU) sponsored blog that features analysis and commentary on issues relating to law enforcement, emergency management, fire services and national intelligence. This blog features in-depth discussions authored by leading experts with decades of experience in their field. To stay updated on blog posts and other news relevant to these sectors, please follow us on Facebook by “liking” AMU & APUS Public Safety Programs. You can also follow us on our sector-specific Twitter accounts: @AMUPoliceEd, @AMUFireEd, @AMUDisasterEd, @AMUIntelStudies.

Teaching firefighters to overcome the stresses of the job is just as important as hose drills
Self-care, leaning on fellow firefighters and professional therapy help firefighters cope with the aftermath of wildfires, firefighter stress
EMS organizations can benefit from adopting the fire service model of a command structure as part of their response strategy
A firefighter relates her experiences responding to Hurricane Michael in southwest Georgia
Exploring emergency management solutions to the continual upward trend in government response and recovery spending
Counseling provides a welcoming space for children to discuss worries and share experiences unique to being in a first responder family
Medication can be extremely effective in helping first responders recover and regain a healthy balance
First responder families face unique stressors, which can be overcome with the help of a professional family counselor
Situational awareness data is key to fighting wildfires like the Camp and Woolsey fires