Here is my FD's mission statement:
What's yours?The mission of the Marlborough Fire Department is to provide for the safety of life, property, and protection of the environment by serving in a safe and professional manner through the efforts of public education, prevention, fire suppression activities, response to medical emergencies, and mitigation of hazardous conditions. With the integrity, courage, and spirit of the Fire Service, we will endeavor to preserve the quality of life enjoyed by our community.
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04-15-2007, 09:44 AM #1
Post your mission statement"The education of a firefighter and the continued education of a firefighter is what makes "real" firefighters. Continuous skill development is the core of progressive firefighting. We learn by doing and doing it again and again, both on the training ground and the fireground."
Lt. Ray McCormack, FDNY
04-15-2007, 10:11 AM #2
The mission of the Superior Fire Department is to provide those services necessary for the protection of life and property as the need is recognized within our community.
The Fire Department accomplishes this mission by providing two types of service, emergency response and prevention.
The Fire Department provides emergency response to fires, release of hazardous materials, life threatening medical emergencies, life rescue and potential property loss.
The Fire Department provides prevention services through educational programs, code enforcement, building inspection, arson investigation and other community based services.Be SAFE!!! Go home when your shift is done and enjoy life.
This is MY OPINION and ONLY MINE.
Not my Departments/IAFF/WPFF
04-15-2007, 10:33 AM #3
I'll have to get back to you once Bill O'Rielly returns my email on what the Va Beach mission statement isCo 11
Virginia Beach FD
Amateurs practice until they get it right; professionals practice until they cannot get it wrong. Which one are you?
'The fire went out and nobody got hurt' is a poor excuse for a fireground critique.
04-15-2007, 10:56 AM #4
PINELLAS SUNCOAST FIRE & RESCUE provides quality emergency services to all residents under our protection, as well as visitors or travelers, who may encounter natural or man-made disasters, and emergencies; such as medical, fire, vehicle, hazardous materials, boats and water. We strive to reduce injuries, loss of life, property and environmental damage through education, training, skills, technology, building codes, enforcement, and people.
P.R.I.D.E. is the road map to our future...
Perform at peak efficiency at all times.
Reduce the costs in all areas if possible.
Increase public education using all personnel.
Drowning prevention program initiated and enforced.
Exchange personnel with like skills to increase education and change.
Commitment - Service - Honor
TOGETHER FOR A SAFER FUTUREFire Marshal/Safety Officer
"No his mind is not for rent, to any god or government"
Success is when skill meets opportunity
Failure is when fantasy meets reality
04-15-2007, 03:17 PM #5
- Join Date
- Jul 2005
I saw a nice one from a Dept to my South.
3 lines on their business card, letterheads, etc:
Wow, that's not like the PC crap on most mission statements, but it kinda summs it up, huh?
04-15-2007, 04:16 PM #6
Here you go Chief
Last edited by jasper45; 04-16-2007 at 10:30 AM.
04-15-2007, 04:58 PM #7
- Join Date
- Jul 1999
- Rural Wisconsin, Retired from the burbs of Milwaukee
I am not at the FD so I don't have access to the official Mission Statement but I do have a personal one. It is short and sweet.
1) Do not do anything so stupid as to endanger your career.
2) Do everything within my power to make it to retirement physically, mentally and financially sound enough to enjoy the years remaining.
Seems to me to be clear and concise with little of the feel good gobbledy gook of many mission statements.
04-15-2007, 08:44 PM #8
We have no mission statement, which I'm happy with because they are a bunch of nonsense. If the members of your department are so lost that they need an 80-sentence paragraph of multi-syllable words to give them direction, you need smarter members or stronger leaders.
We do have a motto that I like... "Commitment to Community."
04-16-2007, 12:54 AM #9
The Altoona Fire Departmentís mission:
to serve the community and surrounding areas by providing timely, competent, and professional care to the people we serve.
Simple and to the point.
04-16-2007, 09:09 AM #10
- Join Date
- Feb 2007
- chattanooga TN U.S.
The Chattanooga Fire Department is dedicated to protecting life, property and community resources through prevention, preparation, response and mitigation.
there ya go
04-16-2007, 09:12 AM #11
OUR MISSION, is the protection of life and property of the citizens of Rossford through Education, Fire Prevention Code Enforcement, and the Response of highly trained Emergency Personnel.------------------------------------
These opinions are mine and do not reflect the opinions of any organizations I am affiliated with.
04-16-2007, 09:35 AM #12
- Join Date
- Mar 2002
- Loco madidus effercio in rutilus effercio.
"To Learn. To Swerve. To Made Advances."... ummm...eeerr... wait. No. Oh ya. That was statement of the Air Force when I was a cadet. Or was that "To Learn, To Serve, and to Advance"?If you don't do it RIGHT today, when will you have time to do it over? (Hall of Fame basketball player/coach John Wooden)
"I may be slow, but my work is poor." Chief Dave Balding, MVFD
"Its not Rocket Science. Just use a LITTLE imagination." (Me)
Get it up. Get it on. Get it done!
impossible solved cotidie. miracles postulo viginti - quattuor hora animadverto
IACOJ member: Cheers, Play safe y'all.
04-16-2007, 10:10 AM #13
Last edited by jasper45; 04-16-2007 at 10:31 AM.
04-16-2007, 10:17 AM #14
- Join Date
- Jun 2002
- Glenn Dale Md, Heart of the P.G. County Fire Belt....
Ours is: "To prevent and Combat fires, and promote a spirit of Sociability among the people of the Community". This became our mission statement in 1929, long before the term Mission Statement was invented.Never use Force! Get a Bigger Hammer.
In memory of
Chief Earle W. Woods, 1912 - 1997
Asst. Chief John R. Woods Sr. 1937 - 2006
IACOJ Budget Analyst
I Refuse to be a Spectator. If I come to the Game, I'm Playing.
04-17-2007, 03:36 AM #15
04-17-2007, 03:46 AM #16
My mission was to get this woman back to my house....
04-17-2007, 07:04 AM #17
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