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How to host a situational awareness program for free. (SAM 262)

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Release Date: 04/30/2019

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Listen in as I interview Evansville, Indiana Fire Chief Mike Connelly as he shares how he hosted not one… but FOUR… situational awareness programs over a two-year period that cost his department nothing. Not a penny. Nada, zip, zilch. In this candid interview, Chief Connelly reveals it all.

 

 

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Safety Dance (1982)

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