The compliance division is managed by Assistant Chief David Decker. Chief Decker is a 23 year veteran with the division and currently is the one unit shift commander. He is a 1989 graduate of Newark High School and has certifications as a paramedic, fire investigator, Certified Fire Safety Inspector (CFSI) and fire instructor. He also maintains certifications as a flight paramedic with Air Evac Lifeteam in Licking County, Ohio. Chief Decker recently trained the officers of the division in Blue Card Incident Command, a nationally accepted incident command model.