Public Information Officer, 2nd Edition


The second edition of Fire Protection Publication’s Public Information Officer is a complete revision of our previous manual, intended provide basic skills and awareness training for fire department PIOs.

This manual has been constructed to meet current recognized guidelines and practices in the field and features an overview of the skills and knowledge a PIO needs to perform the diverse and demanding tasks associated with the position.

The manual prepares the PIO in training to meet the job performance requirements of NFPA 1035, Standard on Fire and Life Safety Educator, Public Information Officer, Youth Firesetter Intervention Specialist and Youth Firesetter Program Manager Professional Qualifications (2015).

Chapter 1 – The Role of Public Information Officers in the Fire Service
Chapter 2 – Building a Public Information Program
Chapter 3 – Communications
Chapter 4 – Public Information Program Administration
Chapter 5 – The PIO’s Role at Emergency Incidents


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