Passaic Ladder 1
Robert Policht is assigned to Ladder Company 2 for the City of Passaic, NJ, Fire Department. He has assisted with developing and establishing the department’s response to man vs machine incidents and is attached to the Fire Investigation Unit. He started his career as a volunteer and has served as a Chief of Department. He teaches at the Bergen County, NJ, Fire Academy and is a member of the NJ Division of Fire Safety’s Fire Threat Task Force. Policht has a master’s degree in emergency management and homeland security from Arizona State University and has been published in several trade magazines. He is a founder and contributor of Flow and Vent, a site dedicated to fire and rescue training.