All Due Respect

Antonellis Jr., Paul J.
December 2006
Fire Chief;Dec2006, Vol. 50 Issue 12, p30
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The article focuses on the establishment of a formal line-of-duty death notification policy by fire chiefs to ease the bereaved family of fire fighters from stress and provide support for those who deliver the news. The author points out that one worst duty of a fire chief is to perform the delivery of a firefighter death notification. How a notification is delivered will have an effect to the family. With a formal notification policy, it would provide intended support to the family. INSET: CULTURAL & SPIRITUAL ISSUES.


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