Breakthrough on Hometown Heroes?

Source: Fire Chief, October 15, 2007

Department of Justice officials who administer the Public Safety Officers’ Benefits program said the department is overhauling the way it determines eligibility for heart attacks and strokes. Domingo Herraiz, director of the Bureau of Justice Assistance, spoke at a gathering of fire service organizations and promised to make significant changes in the way his agency evaluates PSOB claims under the Hometown Heroes Act.

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