Aug 16, 2022  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog (Final Copy) 
    
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog (Final Copy)
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PAMGT 310 Public Information Officers in Public Safety

3 Credits

This course introduces the student to the role of Public Information Officer (PIO). Topics include how to serve effectively as an organizational spokesperson, according to current practices in the profession of public relations with examples from the fire service, EMS and law enforcement environments. Particular emphasis will be placed on case studies in crisis communications and the role of the PIO in the incident command system. Students will learn about working with the media, writing press releases and speaking to the media in groups and interviews.

Prerequisite(s): PACOM 100  (with a minimum grade of “C”)

Open to ACE students only.



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