Book Description: The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) and the International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC) are pleased to bring you the Second Edition of Fire Officer: Principles and Practice, a modern integrated teaching and learning system for the Fire Officer I and II levels. Fire officers need to know how to make the transition from fire fighter to leader. Fire Officer: Principles and Practice, Second Edition is designed to help fire fighters make a smooth transition to the fire officer. The text is the core of the teaching and learning system with features that will reinforce and expand on the essential information and make information retrieval a snap. Covering the entire scope of NFPA 1021, Standard for Fire Officer Professional Qualifications, 2009 Edition, the text combines current content with dynamic features and interactive technology to better support instructors and help prepare future fire officers for any situation that may arise. Listen to a Podcast with Fire Officer: Principles and Practice contributing author Mike Ward to learn more about this training program! Mike discusses why the training program was created, how it incorporates the latest research and best practices, and how the teaching and learning system can address the needs of a wide array of adult learners. To listen now, visit: http://d2jw81rkebrcvk.cloudfront.net/assets.multimedia/audio/Fire_Officer.mp3.