Tiffin Fire/Rescue Division announced today that it has been recognized for excellence in policy management and training in 2023 by Lexipol, the nation’s leading provider of policy, training and wellness support for first responders and public servants. This is the department’s first time to achieve this award. 

The Lexipol Connect program tracks performance on five metrics proven to measure success in policy management. Tiffin Fire/Rescue Division achieved Gold, the highest level of recognition offered, for consistent and effective policy dissemination to personnel, timely policy updates as laws change, and officer training on policies. 

“Policies are the foundation of our department’s operations; having and regularly training on good policies are essential in our service to the community. We are proud to be recognized by Lexipol Connect for our dedication to continuous improvement, professionalism and safety,” says Fire Chief Rob Chappell.

The Fire Division’s excellence in policy and policy training enhances community safety by ensuring consistent, effective response based on state and federal law and nationally recognized best practices.

“I am extremely proud of the men and women of Tiffin Fire/Rescue Division. They are exemplary in all that they do, delivering the highest levels of service,” said Mayor Lee Wilkinson. “Our team exhibits a commitment to excellence through their policy management efforts that reduce risk for personnel and community members.”

About Tiffin/Fire Rescue Division 

For over 130 years, the Tiffin Fire/Rescue Division has proudly served the residents and visitors of our community. Our mission is to protect life and property through dedicated and professional fire and EMS services. Thanks to our exceptional personnel and support of our city, we are succeeding in this mission.