October 10, 2019 10:10:48 AM
Brian Arnett and Jerome Clark were among several Fire Chiefs and Senior Fire Officers who graduated Sept. 26, 2019, from the Mississippi Executive Fire Officer program at the Mississippi State Fire Academy in Jackson.
The MS Executive Fire Officer program is an advanced course designed for managers in the fire service. This course provides senior officers and others in key leadership roles with an understanding of advanced fire service management and administrative skills, as well as the ability to conduct research, analyze data and develop solutions to complex issues.
This program is a joint initiative between the Mississippi State Fire Academy and Meridian Community College's Emergency Services Degree program. The MS Executive Fire Officer program spans one year and includes four three-day sessions at the Mississippi State Fire Academy. Completion of the program accredits the participant to the National Fire Protection Association Fire Officer Levels III-IV. The participant also receives six associate degree credits to be used toward an Associate of Allied Science degree in Fire Protection Technology.
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