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    don't get me wrong i get along with 99% of cops. They have a job to do just like us. Sometimes I watch Cops on TV. and i'm glad this guy isn't a firefighter. okay he gets what he thinks the right house on fire. and first thing that was funny I got the golden rule of check the door handle if it's hot don't start wiggling it incase of a backdraft or that room might be fully on fire. so he can't get through the door so he takes his night stick and smashes out 7 little windows by the door(there probably 8 inch to a foot) but there all held together by this metal frame. I don't know who he's kidding but there's no way he can get in or get her out through those windows. Then finally the lady wakes up and says why didn't you call . That was helerious. Then to find out he was at the WRONG HOUSE HAHAHAHHAHA. . So he had to say he was sorry to the old lady and the P.D. had to pay for if there was any damage done to the door plus the windows busted out. his commander was kidding him.

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    We have this saying around my fire department:

    "How do you know if the scene is safe or not? If the yellow line (the stripe on the cops pants) is horizontal, it isn't safe!"

    We have some news footage where we are helping the cops and traffic analyst figure out what happen at an MVA, part of this footage shows a cop standing in the middle of a circle that is spray painted on the groud, with a few of us firefighters standing outside pointing down and talking to him. Of course, the camera is to far away to hear what we are saying. We told everyone that we put the cirle on the ground and told the cop to stand inside it so he wouldn't get hurt while we were working. Through the entire news story, that cop is always shown standing in that circle... Just looking out for our buddies in blue.
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    standing around bs.ing with sgt on duty got a call for an activated alarm, so 1 engine 1 truck 1 amb repsond and of course the sgt.. sgt beats us to scene by maybe 30 seconds, upon arrival nothing showing from exterior but an ododr of something burning in the air, sgt at front door screaming " is anyone in the house" as loud as he can I think he is yelling in to house or maybe to me, no he is yelling over the air to the dispatcher. so i proceed to do my walk around size up nothing showing any where but a smell of smoke, as i come around the corner the sgt never felt the door or anything goes and kicks the doors right off the hings, not like the fd isn't on scene, not like fire or even smoke showing, all over some burnt eggs left on the stove, the best part is in his mind "since he never turned the scene over to fd he was still in charge" gotta love it.
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    OK, I work for an agency where we are cross-trained as firefighters and cops , so, I could start my own website about "cops" on fire scenes. We had one officer who just got out of fire school roll up on a two story building that was charged with smoke. All of the patrol units have hydrant wrenches in them so that units can catch the hydrant for the real firefighters. Well, this officer thought that he should vent the fire, forgetting about having a charged hose line ready. Anyway, he broke out every window he could reach. Did I mention that the fire truck wasn't there yet? Anyway, the small room and contentc fire that it initially was turned into a HUGE structure fire and we lost the building. I still harrass the true cops in our department over that one. Now we just send them for doughnuts
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    Working fire, confirmed entrapment, engine comes down the block from one direction, truck comes in the opposite direction (one way street, parking on both sides, both won't fit). Cop decides to park his cruiser at the one end of the block to block traffic. Locks the doors, leaves it running, and runs up to the scene to "help". One driver's side window later, he won't do it again (or one would think). This was forgiveable, he didn't understand.

    About two months later, working fire, same cop, same scenario. Except this time he remembered in time and sprinted back to the cruiser as the Truck was about to push it.

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    Here's a good one.

    Working house fire with the confirmed entrapment of 18 month old twins. four cops arrive well before the volunteer FD evre gets to the bulding. Two of the cops haul themselves up on to the porch roof and break the windows into the rooms where the babies are sleeping. The other two go up the interior stairs and make a dive into the bedrooms. They get both twins out of the front windows, where they are passed down to two more cops and EMS who have just arrived. Both babies are codes. They get one back, the other died.

    Hilarious stuff, huh?

    How about all the cops who died in the WTC? My God, I'm laughing my *** off.

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    Well, nothing is funny anymore....is it G.
    No more jokes about ambo jocks....cause they saved somebody, No more jokes about bosses... cause they taught you how to save your own *****, No more jokes about civilians... they PAY US!!!
    And finally... no more jokes about rookies, cause they can pay the ultimate price just like you & me ( and I ***/u/me they may even be able to do a good job...)
    Ya gotta laugh at something.....
    Any suggestions....
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    Well....
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    Lighten up Georgey !!!!!!!
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    George, I don't know if you're just trying to get a rise out of people or what, but grow up. People do heroic things every day, and people do stupid stuff every day. We honor the heroic things, and we laugh at the stupid things. When I do something stupid, we laugh at it. If you want to start a forum about Cops doing heroic things, be my guest. As for this forum, we'll laugh at the stupid things. Get a grip.

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    Geeza george! Chill out! Don't you think we've discussed enough depressing dreary topics lately? There's nothing wrong with poking fun at our fellow professionals. We have a rule at our firehouse, if you don't get any sh*t, we probably don't like you.

    Now , back to the stories. It's 3am in february, we get toned out for a working fire in a resturaunt/lodge building just out of the down town. The police officer is new to the road, gets on scene first. You have to picture a long narrow driveway into this place, so of course the cruiser is up at the building. Well here we come, 3 engines and a tanker and mutual aid on the way. our second engine in lays a 5" up the driveway. Oops! I guess your cruiser isn't going anywhere for a while! and the ambulance was right next to the cruiser! about 9am the next morning they got thier cruiser back, after getting a ride back to the station and having to explain to the lt why his car was stuck.

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    George,

    Of course cops do heroic things, probably everyday. And when they do we acknowledge that.

    But...are we supposed to never laugh again because of the WTC terrorist acts? Are we to stop poking fun at people in emergency services because of that? I for one feel that poking fun and laughing at ourselves is one of the things that lets us keep going in this business. I have seen some terrible things in my time as a FF/EMT and sometimes I suffer with them for quite a while, but eventually I have to return to some semblance of what is normal for me and go on. If I can't do that then it is time to turn in my papers and move on, for my sake and the sake of those I work with.

    Understand I am not at all saying we shouldn't continue to pay respects to the many truly heroic FF's, Police, EMS personnel, and the oft forgotten Port Authroity Police, as well as the ordinary citizens of New York. I could understand your anger if the jokes were about the WTC incident but they weren't, so in the words of others; "Lighten up."

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    i respect cops. matter of fact most of the time they let me go if i'm speeding .Just sometimes they are morons when it comes to fires. I herd about this one time at a car wreck at night(you guys will relate) you know how you have to turn on the night fighters or whatever big lights you got on the trucks so you can see. I said to the cop(cause i didn't have a radio) i was over by the car that was wrecked. can you go over and tell one of the guys on my fire dept to hit the lights on the truck. He pulls out his maglight and says won't this do. I about busted up from laughter. I said sir I'm not making fun of you but that isn't NEAR enough power to light up this area. then he went over and had a guy in my f.d. hit the lights on the truck

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    Today I went down to the "frozen zone". The closest I ever want to get to Ground Zero. I went there to see the Police/Fire Memorial at Battery Park. A coworker and close friend was lost at the WTC and we went with a Department Chaplin to say some prayers. My friend was in law enforcement and was a volunteer firefighter for over 25 years. Let me tell you about the stories you're all telling.........if he was still with us, he would have been the first person to post one of these funny stories. He was a forensics expert who worked on some of the most horrible investigations we've seen. He was one of the people who worked in the morgue to identify the victims of TWA Flight 800. And he was never without a joke. In his eulogy they even mentioned his ability to deal with these horrors with humor. Humor was an outlet for him. As I think it is for alot of us. I enjoy these stories. And I can hear his voice as I read them. Please keep them coming. (I might even print them and show them to the cops I work with, )

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    Hey, George, here's one to laugh at:

    After receiving no help from my local police department, sherriff department, court system or anything like that I left an abusive husband. After I left the cops tell me well, if you'd called us when you were with him, we could have done something. Uh-huh. Sure. Like the time I called and my husband convinced them it was the cat that knocked the phone off and stepped on the automatic dial. And when I went to get a protective order and was told that since I never went to the hospital, never shared my shame and humiliation with anyone else, they couldn't grant me the order. A week later he forced his way into the house where I was staying.

    Real funny, don't you think?

    I have a lot of anger towards cops right now. Knowing that the department that was suppose to 'serve and protect' me isn't the only ones who totally f**ked up helps.

    I'm not a fire fighter, or a cop. But I am a survivor. How much I don't know. I can't even tell my dad what happened. But the crew at the station just down from my apartment has let me hang out down there when I can't be by myself for whatever reason. That's a hell of a lot more than any damn cop ever did.

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    What's the matter George???? You were so quick to repremand fire fighters for having a little laugh. You were so quick to point out how great and wonderful cops are. Where are you now?

    Where are you when a woman in your district is in the same situation that I was in? Are you willing to intervene when great and illustrious cops aren't???

    I'm sorry if I've ruined you're forum. It's not what I wanted to do. I have found that it's easier to stay quiet and live a lie. People in general would prefer it that way. But you can be pushed only so far before you HAVE to strike back. And George was the last straw for today. Sorry for taking my anger out here, but since the fire depts around here have done more for me than the police, I think they deserve a pat on the back.

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    Goerge,

    That comment was extrememly Rude and Inappropriate!!

    As for cops and firefighters, we are all on the same side. It's not supposed to be one against the other. We all work are asses off everyday (some days harder then others) to protect and help people. And we all have one goal in mind, to make it home safely to our families after our duty has ended for the day.

    Sure cops do stupid stuff, just as well as firefighters. It's fun to hear about what happens. It lightens our jobs up a bit after a hard day. I know if I've had a bad day I look forward to reading and laughing at the funny posts.

    Lighten up people.....

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    The first call I was ever on in my life where a local police man ACTUALLY helped was so freaking funny. Our area had 23 new cops. all aged 21-25. They were the best guys I ever met, but ya had to watch them. They really wanted to help, too much!

    and I'll finish later because my pager is toning a heavily involved structure fire.

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    Hey fireguy57, Everything work out okay w/that structure fire?

    Don't forget to finish your story.

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    The cops here are great--wouldn't trade jobs with them for nothin. Had a residential alarm call one time, we're making our way there and dispatch tells us no sign of smoke or fire. The cop on scene goes to the door, then radios to us that there's smoke in the building and the windows are hot--we kicked it into high gear then!! Another time a cop busted a glass door out and averted a big restaurant fire by hitting it with an extinguisher before we could get there (of course going into a fire with only and extinguisher and no PPE counts as a not-so-bright thing to do). So yeah, they're terrific.

    But I saw the COPS episode that started this whole discussion and it was funnier than heck!! The best part was when the boss was looking at the damage and asked, "What were you planning to do?" by breaking out these little one-foot-by-one-foot glass panels. Not like anyone was going to come out through them. The fact that the scene made it on the air shows that the PD had a sense of humor. BTW, the same episode showed a nasty plane crash where the same cop did a hell of a job!

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    I don't know about anybody else out there, but here the fire, ems, and law enforcement get along, and have a friendly rivalry. We poke fun at each other over the slightest slights on scene, and have shared more than one cup of coffee. One of our long standing jokes is our patented "Trooper Hazmat Detector". We say when we have a hazmat on the intersate, while the fire service does the "rule of thumb", we send in out Hazmat detector. If the Trooper comes out the cloud wit green hair and a pink uniform....we don't go in. Another one we poke fun at the Troopers with. No matter how many times we do it...they always ask when they approach us on scene " What happened here?" We promptly reply " Dunno....It was like this when we got here".

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    Ok George heres a cop story for ya!How about we set the scene.Middle of summer late 60's south Bronx.Firefighters are having a water fight.A cop pulls up to the station to talk to his brother inside and gets hosed.Everyone laughs but him.Now the water fight continues and a squad car comes screaming down the ave and 2 cops bail out guns drawn and chase the firefighters into the house kitchen!Everyone has a good laugh when found out that the cops are joking.So the cops head outside and guess what?One of the firefighters has taken the patrol car around the block and snuck back with the keys in his pocket.The cops name was Bobby Ullick and you can read this same story.Report from engine co.82 is the book its author is the founder of the magazine that this site is a part of.Now get over it George cause I am sick of people like you!We need to laugh! We pick on our cops they pick on us but guess what?You pick on either of us you are in deep kimshi!We are family and we can laugh at each other.We have two cops not related that work third shift with the last name of Johnson.Both cops are HUGE workout buffs.I call them Johnson and Johnson the baby powder twins.We all laugh about it and do our jobs.Then you come along and get uptight about the whole deal!Lighten up man.I will bet you there was a lot of rivalries amongst the cops of the ESU and some of the Rescue and Ladder guys.This is common cause they work extrication jobs together.ESU will try to take over the scene or fire will but never in detriment to the pt.Afterwords they all joke about it.Well all dinner is on and I am going to be late for it.More stories later. Just to ****** George off

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    Geez George did a FF run off with your old lady once or what. Probably did her a big favor if thats the case. Lighten Georgy or you gonna have a coronary or sumpin like that.

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    For some reason my EMS post went to the
    right topic, and to this one.... Weird

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    Here's a couple for ya George. The first, we got call out for a lawn mower accident. While in route the crew leader informed the rookie not to hod her hand out if anyone was to hand her anything when we got on scene. The first thing the victims wife does is thrust a plastic bag full of toes into this girls out reached hands as we go walking around the house as the guy had slipped on a hillside and ran over his foot. Now we had two pts.
    The second is from a MVA that happened about 0100 one-winter morning the guy hit the utility pole so hard between the doors that both bumpers were touching. Yeah the driver’s airbag worked but not much good for a right side impact. But anyway, after cutting this DOA out and while putting him onto the cot he lets go with a huge relaxing SIGH. This big cop standing behind the guy next to me [thank the Lord] passes out cold on top of him now we got two pts. [the ff got a broken nose] plus a DOA. Don’t think we did not get some laughs out of that cop for a long time for that one, well up until he retired six years later.
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