JEFFREY PINDELSKI, a Firehouse.com Contributing Editor, is a 20-year veteran and student of the fire service and is the deputy chief of operations with the Downers Grove, IL, Fire Department. Jeff is a staff instructor at the College of Du Page and has been involved with the design of several training programs dedicated to firefighter safety and survival. Jeff is the co-author of the text R.I.C.O., Rapid Intervention Company Operations and is a revising author of the Firefighter's Handbook, Third Edition. Jeff was a guest on the inaugural edition of the Training & Tactics Talk podcast on Radio@Firehouse. He was also a panelist on Training & Tactics Talk: Fireground Coordination and Training & Tactics Talk: Training Philosophies. You can reach Jeff by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.