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North Las Vegas Fire Department
Response Times
Group Members: Sam Croft, Mosa Al Bshrawi, Heather Bowen, Kyle McDougle
I. Agency Description: North Las Vegas Fire Department
The North Las Vegas Fire Department is one many departments in the Las Vegas area,
providing fire, rescue, and emergency medical services at the advanced life support level.
They also provide fire and EMS training to all personnel, and conduct fire prevention
activities throughout the city of North Las Vegas. The department strives on becoming a
leader in emergency services, and they work hard to attain their goals.
Reason
Reason for Being:
NLVFD provides fire, rescue, emergency medical services (at the advanced life
support level), provides fire and EMS training to all personnel, conducts fire
prevention activities throughout the city of North Las Vegas which include code
compliance inspections/enforcement, origin & cause investigations, public
information and public education services.
Mission Statement
To advance the City of North Las Vegas vision by providing dedicated
emergency and community services in a professional manner.
Social/Health Issues
Emergencies, accidents, injuries, and disease exist within the population that the
NLVFD responds to.
Goals and Objectives
To build safety aspects into all training and operations.
To develop a policy for Incident Safety Officer that will be reviewed
annually.
To ensure accountability and consistency.
To clearly define training objectives annually.
To identify the need for hands-on training in all divisions.
To develop ongoing continuing education/training.
To improve mandated training record keeping and mandated
credentialing by 2017.
To maintain emergency response times within established professional
standards.
To improve overall wellness and fitness of department employees.
To develop mentoring program and maintain Career Development
Programs by 2016.
To increase efficiency and productivity of fire investigations team both
within the fire department and valley-wide.
To increase emergency medical training, administrative support, quality
improvement and operational
To increase the city’s ability to confine and or mitigate any hazardous
materials incident by 2018.
To develop Incident Management Team (IMT) training opportunities
annually.
To continue regular participation with the Fire Alarm Office (FAO)
committee.

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To review and update departmental Policies and Procedures on an
annual and as-needed basis.
To promote and hire personnel keeping in line with the department’s
seven year staffing plan.
To continue to research Mobile Integrated Healthcare options.
Product
Dedicated to patient care and emergency/ community services in a professional
manner.
Players
NLVPD
Mutual aid agreements with other departments
AMR (BLS)
NLV (ALS)
Mayor and Council
Audience
North Las Vegas (Refer to Figure A)
Demographics:
Population:230,788 (100% urban)
Males 116,727 (50.6%)
Female 114,061 (49.4%)
The median age is 30.3
Hispanic 42.4% (96,187)
White 29.6% (67,250)
Black 17.7% (40,110)
Asian 5.3% (11,985)
Two or more races 2.8% (6,322)
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 1.3% (2,917)
American Indian .7% (1,590)
Other .2% (511)
Socioeconomics:
Ave. income in 2013 $50133
Other Factors:
Young Hispanic make up the majority of the population with 47% being
married. 93 % of housing is occupied with the remaining 7% vacant.
Horton home builders is a major homebuilder in the area constructing
over 50% of all new single family houses.
Visitors/Tourists (~41 million/yr)
Target audience:
Those at increased risks of cardiac arrests. Segments include:
Geriatrics
Substance use/abusers
Smokers
Patients with heart disease
Bariatrics
Needs/Needs Assessment
NLVFD is looking for the effectiveness of a newly obtained
device called “AutoPulse.”
Incidence

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North Las Vegas Fire Department Response Times Group Members: Sam Croft, Mosa Al Bshrawi, Heather Bowen, Kyle McDougle I. Agency Description: North Las Vegas Fire Department The North Las Vegas Fire Department is one many departments in the Las Vegas area, providing fire, rescue, and emergency medical services at the advanced life support level. They also provide fire and EMS training to all personnel, and conduct fire prevention activities throughout the city of North Las Vegas. The department strives on becoming a leader in emergency services, and they work hard to attain their goals. Reason Reason for Being: NLVFD provides fire, rescue, emergency medical services (at the advanced life support level), provides fire and EMS training to all personnel, conducts fire prevention activities throughout the city of North Las Vegas which include code compliance inspections/enforcement, origin & cause investigations, public information and public education services. Mission Statement To advance the City of North Las Vegas vision by providing dedicated emergency and community services in a professional manner. Social/Health Issues Emergencies, accidents, injuries, and disease exist within the population that the NLVFD responds to. Goals and Objectives ● To build safety aspects into all training and operations. ● To develop a policy for Incident Safety Officer that will be reviewed annually. ● To ensure accountability and consistency. ● To clearly define training objectives an ...
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