Fire Cam is Firefighter / Veteran owned and operated business since 2007. Beginning with the Fire Cam®, The Original Fire Helmet Camera®, we have been an industry leader in bringing specialized camera technologies to the public safety sector, with a passion for quality and customer service. That trend of excellence continues with our Oncall® body camera and Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS)/Drone offerings today. With over 130,000 customers worldwide, our focus remains on bringing the latest camera innovations to market that have been tested in the most rugged environments. Our cameras and drones can be used as valuable tools for incidents, training, investigations, rescue, and situational awareness.

VISION
Fire Cam strives to be the premier provider of high quality, innovative, industry-specific
camera technologies for first responders and related markets worldwide.

MISSION
We serve and protect first responders and the communities they work in. Fire Cam will
always sharpen our focus on understanding the evolving needs of today's emergency
responders and creating one-on-one relationships with police and fire departments around
the globe. Research and development will persist in providing camera technology to assist
our customers with mission critical elements including:
- Training
- Rescue
- Situational Awareness
- Investigative Assistance
- Accessibility for agencies and departments of all sizes
- Exceptional Customer Service and Support

VALUES
Above all else, Fire Cam prioritizes the needs of the people we employ and serve as well as
the quality of products we deliver. We are committed to ethical business practices and
mutually sound business relationships, always mindful that our customers risk their safety
every day to keep their communities safe.

In June 2015, our Oncall Body Camera won the #1 spot for the top 10 Body Worn Cameras
in Tactical Life Magazine.

Competing against over 600 global contestants, Fire Cam was awarded within the top 8
finalist from the Worldwide Wearable Technologies Innovation World Cup hosted in Munich
Germany in 2014.

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In 2016, Fire Cam was proud to announce it’s new partnership with DJI, the world’s leading
commercial UAS / Drone manufacturer. In that time, we have quickly become a top 15
Enterprise drone distributor, specifically servicing police and fire departments nationwide.
Together, we will help introduce Fire Cam’s UAS solutions to the Public Safety marketplace.

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The Fire Cam Team

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Randy Hansberry - Fire Cam Sales Support Engineer

Randy is a veteran of the United States Army. Randy has over 30 years of experience in management and customer support. With over six years of employment with Fire Cam, Randy oversees all of Fire Cam’s customer and tech support. Randy is our helmet camera expert. He facilitates orders, payment processing, and product troubleshooting.

 

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Craig Denby - Logistics and Operations

Craig brings 30 years of valuable business knowledge and customer service expertise to
Fire Cam and it's customers. He has a BS degree from Illinois and experience managing multi
million-dollar businesses. In 2007, as a logistics business owner, he started providing services to Fire Cam and joined the team fulltime in 2014. He executes the daily fulfillment of orders and manages Fire Cam's distribution channels. Overseeing the warehouse and inventory control, Craig ensures a consistent flow of products to Fire Cam's customers.

 

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Barry Moore - UAS Drone Specialist

Barry was a UAS (drone) Pilot for the Mansfield Police Department in Texas. Barry was a Police Officer with the City of Mansfield for 24 years and has recently retired with 31 years of police service. Barry is still assisting MPD with their drone program and is a member of the Public Safety UAS response team. (PSURT)

Barry started his Police career as a patrolman and worked in the patrol division for 3 years. Barry joined the SWAT team while in patrol and remained on SWAT for 8 years. Barry worked undercover in the west sector of Ft. Worth for two years with the Narcotics Task Force and then transferred to Criminal Investigations where he worked for 18 years as a major case Detective. For the Last 4 years, Barry has started the first Police UAS Program for the city of Mansfield and was the first full time UAS unit in the state of Texas. Barry has helped with the development of the Public Safety UAS Response Team (PSURT) which now has over 25 cities participating.
Barry graduated from the Texas A&M police academy and currently holds a Master Peace Officer License with the state of Texas. Barry has advanced certifications in Homicide Investigations and Sexual Assault investigations.

 

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Garret Bryl - Advisory Board

Garret is a Unites States Air Force Veteran of the Gulf War and Bosnia, Principal Aerospace Engineer of 19 years at L3Harris Technologies, and a UAS Pilot flying for the Joshua Fire Department and the Public Safety Unmanned Response Team in North Texas (PSURT-NTX).

Garret has been flying UAS in emergency operations for over 7 years and has accumulated over 1,000 hours of Public Safety related flights.  Garret currently operates UAS under multiple public safety COAs and is a licensed FAA part 107 UAS Pilot. Additionally, Garret is a Technical Flight Instructor in the 460 Ops Public Safety UAS Flight School and works with industry leaders on providing design input for a wide variety of upcoming UAS innovations. 

 

 

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Bryan Pruett - Operations and Support

Bryan is a Finance student at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, He will be graduating with an Associate’s degree in 2021. Bryan brings his skills and experience to daily operations at Fire Cam.

 

 

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Cris Burch - Advisory Board

Our commercial customers rely on Cris’s extensive fire department and hazmat experience, 25 years and counting, to provide them with the best solution for their needs. Cris easily navigates the public safety sector as a well-respected member of that community. Cris also served as President of the Hero 101 Fund and carries a Class 1 Railroad Hazmat certification.

 

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Randy Schield – Advisory Board

Randy started his professional career in the fire service in 1991 when he was hired by the Belleville Fire Department, IL. He has been a professional firefighter ever since with almost 30 years of service. He was promoted to the rank of Battalion Chief in 2012 and currently holds that position.

Randy’s career includes fire suppression, inspections, and investigations for the municipality. He has attained certifications as, Fire Officer II and Fire Inspector I with the department, which are only a few of his achievements. Randy is also the supervisor of the Belleville Fire Investigation Unit (FIU) where he oversees ten investigators.

Randy was hired as an investigator by a local fire investigation company in 1996 and worked to obtain his CFI certification through the International Association of Arson Investigators {IAAI} which was obtained in 2001. With that certification, he has also worked as a private fire investigator in the insurance industry for the last 24 years.

Randy graduated from the State Arson Investigators class at the Illinois Police Training Academy in 2004, receiving awards for the highest academics, and best marksmanship. He has attended numerous training conferences and classes in the field of fire investigation over the years and will continue to do so to gain further knowledge and expertise in this every changing field. While working with Midwest Fire Consulting Group, he has investigated over 2000 fires for the fire service and insurance industry. Randy holds AAS degrees in Fire Science and Criminal Justice. He is certified though the State of Illinois as a Fire Investigator and the National Association of Fire Investigators {NAFI} as a certified Fire and Explosion Investigator {CFEI} and Certified Vehicle Fire Investigator {CVFI}. Randy has experience in conducting large and complex fire scene investigations as well as investigations involving fatalities.

 

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Jami Schield - Chief Financial Officer / Co-Founder

Jami has 22 years of business experience and has played an instrumental role in organizing and facilitating the rapid growth of Fire Cam's business. As a founding member of Fire Cam, Jami stepped into the role of General Business Manager/CFO and hit the ground running. Jami oversees all day-to-day operations, contracts, accounting, and distributor accounts.

 

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Robert Schield - Founder

Rob Schield served as a firefighter for over 25 years.

In 2006, he filmed a structure fire with a small helmet camera attached to his fire helmet. On the first day, he captured a fully involved house fire and uploaded it to Break.com, where the video went viral with 125,000 views in 2 days. He designed The Fire Helmet Cam® and began selling helmet cameras to firefighters across the U.S.A. The company quickly grew, and now Fire Cam® manufactures the only High-Definition Fire Helmet Cameras® for the fire service today.
Fire Cam has sold to over 130,000 police and fire agencies around the world.

In 1992, Rob began his career as a U.S. Navy as a Damage Controlman (fire instructor). He trained the ship's crew in firefighting; flooding control; and chemical, biological, and radiological warfare. After the military, Rob worked as a Fire Service Technician, Volunteer Fire Captain, and then Assistant Fire Chief for the Midway Fire Department. He is a Retired Career Firefighter from the East St. Louis Fire Department IAFF23.

Rob passed away in September 2020 leaving behind an incredible legacy of knowledge and a highly-capable team dedicated to moving Fire Cam forward in his memory. You can read the story of Rob's legacy and life here.

If you have any questions or would like more information about our company and products, you can contact Fire Cam.