Students desiring the knowledge and skills of how to utilize public policy as part of a strategic community risk reduction process. This includes candidates who have previous experience with code development, implementation and enforcement, as well as those who have little or no experience but would like to learn more about the process.
The target audience is fire chiefs, fire marshals, inspectors, code practitioners, plans reviewers, building officials, fire and life safety educators, and fire and Emergency Medical Services officers.
Selection priority will be given when two people of a jurisdiction apply together (state, county or local entity). One member must be from emergency services, the other member can be from emergency services, building, health, law enforcement, etc.
Public policy is a useful tool to utilize in the CRR process that is not commonly taught/referred to in other CRR courses.