Cupid's in the Station

Stovall, Steven Austin
May 2004
Fire Chief;May2004, Vol. 48 Issue 5, p84
Trade Publication
Presents guidelines on how fire chiefs can manage romance in fire departments in the United States. Establishment of policy regarding romance between firefighters; Maintenance of professionalism; Issues involving the invasion of privacy. INSET: TIPS FOR MANAGING ROMANCES.


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