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FER 3460 - Political and Legal Foundations for Fire Protection



Credits: 3

Description: In this course, students will examine the legal aspects of the fire service and the political and social impacts of legal issues. The course includes a review of the American legal system and in-depth coverage of legal and political issues involving employment and personnel matters, administrative and operational matters, planning and code enforcement, and legislative and political processes with regard to the fire service. At the end of the course students will be able to understand how fire and emergency services administrators perform as effective risk managers by recognizing legal and political issues affecting public safety, and finding and applying appropriate legal rules and/or political constructs as indicated.



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