Should fire departments consider waiving U.S. citizenship requirements to combat staffing issues?

FireRescue1 Poll Results: Oct 21, 2022 - Nov 03, 2022

Yes 22 %
No 74 %
I'm not sure 5 %
Total 193

This year, both the Milwaukee Fire Department and the Madison (Wis.) Fire Department announced they would allow non-U.S. citizens to apply for positions within their organizations. Should departments consider dropping citizenship requirements for new recruits? Take our latest poll. 

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