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Fire Police Information & Training



The Delaware State Fire School provides training for the Delaware State Fire Police Officer to obtain the basic knowledge to perform the duties of a duly sworn Fire Police Officer in the State. The training, in addition to any company required training, will give you the knowledge of the duties of the Fire Police Officer, the laws and regulations surrounding the Fire Police Officer, and the roles and responsibilities to effectively and safely direct traffic at Fire and Emergency incidents in the State. Once you have completed the online training required by the Delaware State Fire School, you may submit an application for training credit and a Basic Fire Police Certificate. This certificate is required to be on file in order to be issued a Delaware State Fire Police Identification Card, upon authorization of your sponsoring company.

Click HERE for a letter to the newly appointed Fire Police Officer from the Director of the Fire School

Steps to complete your training for you Basic Fire Police Certificate

STEP 1: To complete the DSFS Fire Police Orientation online, you must submit the Fire School Registration Form for DSFS Fire Police Orientation Online, after setting up your Delaware Learning Center account. The cost for the course is $10. Instructions to create your Delaware Learning Center account can be found HERE.

STEP 2: Complete the three (3) additional courses listed below through the Fire Responder Safety Network Training. You will need a separate account log in set up with that website. They have other many other online trainings available.

STEP 3: Upon completion of ALL FOUR (4) ONLINE COURSES, you must then complete and submit the Application for Training Credit & Basic Fire Police Certificate with the following guidelines;

PLEASE NOTE:

1) Your application must  be accompanied by copies of ALL certificates of the above listed online training.
2) Your application must be complete and with authorization signatures of the Fire Chief and Fire Police Officer

DSFS Basic Fire Police Certificate Requirements

Section
Length
1) Delaware Fire Police Orientation
.5 Hour
2) Intro to Fire Service Traffic Control
1 Hour
3) Safe Fire Service Control Practices
1 Hour
4) Traffic Incident Management System
4 Hour
(TIMS Course may also be taken in a classroom setting at the Delaware State Fire School)
Total Credit Hours: 6.5 Hours

 


For those Fire Police who have already completed the Basic Fire Police Certificate required but still need their State Fire Police Identification;

The applicant may submit the completed Application for Delaware State Fire Police Identification to the Fire School with the required signatures and a copy of their Basic Fire Police Certificate.


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