Passaic Ladder 1
Robert Policht is a member of the Passaic, NJ, Fire Department assigned to Ladder Company 1. 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 where he has served as the chief of department for the Allendale, NJ, Fire Department. He also teaches at the Bergen County, NJ, Fire Academy. Policht has multiple certifications including firefighter II, fire officer II, swiftwater tech, and emergency medical technician. Policht has a master’s degree in emergency management and homeland security from Arizona State University. He is a founder and contributor of Flow and Vent, a site dedicated to fire and rescue training.