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FDNY Chief (Ret.) John W. Norman, III
Chief Norman is a veteran of over 37 years in the fire service, until his retirement in 2007, he served as Deputy Assistant Chief, Special Operations Command (SOC) for the New York City Fire Department. John served as the Search and Rescue Manager for the World Trade Center attack, and held a key role in rebuilding the department in the following years.
Chief Norman's distinguished career with the New York City Fire Department, combined with his training in highly regarded programs such as The Leadership Development Facility at Columbia University, has made him an internationally sought after figure throughout the fields of incident response and management techniques. He has instructed at many venues over his career such as the Counter Terrorism Training Program conducted jointly by the FDNY and the United States Military. John also serves as an expert witness on fire operational matters in both federal and state courts.
John is the author of the best selling book, Fire Officer's Handbook of Tactics, and its accompanying study guide. Currently this best selling book is being produced as an audio book and DVD series.