Barry Furey

BARRY FUREY, a Firehouse® contributing editor, is director of the Raleigh-Wake Emergency Communications Center in North Carolina. During his 35-year public safety career, he has managed 911 centers and served as a volunteer fire officer in three other states. In 2005, Furey received a life membership in the Association of Public-safety Communications Officials (APCO) International for his continued work in emergency communications.

Green Fire Service: Red Engines, Green Strategies

Green Fire Service: Red Engines, Green Strategies

Caught in a Jam: Intentional Interference

Fire Dispatch: Controlling PSAP Manager Stress

Fire Dispatch: PDAs and the PSAP: Why Smarter Isn't Always Better

Fire Dispatch: PDAs and the PSAP: Why Smarter Isn't Always Better

Fire Dispatch: Dispatchers Under the Gun

Designing & Operating Your Dispatch Center

Designing & Operating Your Dispatch Center

Communications Standards: The Who, What and Why

Communications Standards: The Who, What and Why

Emergency Communications: 5 Events Shaping the Future Of Fire Service Communications

Emergency Communications: 5 Events Shaping the Future Of Fire Service Communications

Four Common Myths About Next Generation 9-1-1

Four Common Myths About Next Generation 9-1-1

Fire Dispatch: Five Communications Drills That Could Save Your Life

Fire Dispatch: Five Communications Drills That Could Save Your Life

Dispatch Protocols For Active-Shooter Incidents

Dispatch Protocols For Active-Shooter Incidents

Firehouse Insider August 2012

Security 2012: More Than A Lock and Key

Security 2012: More Than A Lock and Key

Communicating: Weathering the Storm

Communicating: Weathering the Storm

Mutual Aid for Emergency Dispatchers

Dispatch Times: Regulations Versus Reality

Fragile-Handle with Care

2010: The State of Fire Service Communications

 

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