International Journal of Emergency Services: Volume 7 Issue 1


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Relationship between resilience and personality traits in paramedics

Razieh Froutan, Reza Mazlom, Javad Malekzadeh, Amir Mirhaghi

Resilience can be of assistance to paramedics in order to maintain their own mental balance in stressful work environments. Since it is not well defined which personality traits…


Police leadership: the challenges for developing contemporary practice

Claire Davis, Di Bailey

In recent years, police leadership integrity and standards have been positioned as central to the professionalisation agenda of the police service England and Wales (College of…


“Yes, sir”: Leadership and blind obedience in hierarchal organisations

Ian Drummond-Smith

The purpose of this paper is to explore human issues within subordinate and leader interaction and guide police leaders in how they can achieve success. Although focussed on…


The impact of values, bias, culture and leadership on BME under-representation in the police service

Irene Afful

The purpose of this paper is to critically examine whether the individual values and bias of police officers could be frustrating attempts to achieve black and ethnic minority…


Changing the emergency response culture: case of Korea

Kyoo-Man Ha

Culture does matter in the field of emergency response. The purpose of this paper is to examine how to change the negative emergency response culture in Korea by relying on…

Death in the Spanish fire services: a curriculum development study

Juan Pablo Leiva Santos, Helena García-Llana, Victor Pablo, Maya Liébana, Allan Kellehear

The purpose of this paper is to understand the need and resources firefighters have to deal with death and dying (D&D) that they encounter whilst on duty and to present a…

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