|07-27-2013 09:46 PM|
|99fenix||Police Officer. Just under 5 years. Sure are a lot of fire/ems squirrels in here :-) lol..i kid|
|07-27-2013 01:56 AM|
|07-26-2013 03:42 PM|
|Cod3thr33||Deputy Sheriff for Curry County, NM. Currently assigned to extradition section.|
|07-26-2013 07:44 AM|
|western196611||Fire Chief in Rice county Kansas, Retired last month with 25 years in.|
|07-26-2013 04:08 AM|
|Nape7||Just getting off work and can't sleep! Glad I found this thread! I work under cover doing narcotics and violent crime. 5 years on with Cincinnati Police.|
|07-26-2013 03:40 AM|
|EMTJEEP||EMT- Alameda County and Ground Pounder/Medic for Alameda County Sheriff's Office Search and Rescue team. Youngest person on SAR, started at 18 as soon as I was able to apply after being in the Sheriff's Explorer program since 13.|
|07-16-2013 07:00 AM|
I've been a a Federal Correctional Officer for the past 18 years; ERT Leader, ERT Trainer, Chemical Agent Instructor, Weapons Retention Instructor, PSRT Instructor, Pinel Instructor, Def Tech Instructor, 40MM Instructor, SCBA Instructor, etc, etc.
I was a volunteer firefighter for a year, but I discovered it wasn't for me.
|07-16-2013 12:18 AM|
|deanp||Fire Marshal also NREMT-B been doing it for last 23 yrs. Best job in the world.|
|07-15-2013 08:43 PM|
|Senior Chief||23 years Navy Corpsman. Eight of those as a Fleet Marine medic. I have to put in a plug for military medicine. Check out some of the recent documentaries on Pararescue.. Those guys are studs by anybodies standards ..|
|07-15-2013 08:19 PM|
What's up guys
EMT for the FDNY checking in. Also new to the forum glad to see civil service well represented here in a great online community.
|04-16-2012 05:07 AM|
|Mavrick243||Just passed my National Registry for EMT-B, now on to trying to find a job around here with it.|
|04-16-2012 01:37 AM|
Volunteer/paid Emt, Firefighter in Girdwood Alaska. About 35 mile south of Anchorage, and a wild land firefighter 2. Been with the dept for going in 3 years now.
My volunteer/paid department is set up so we are paid while on a call or in training. Training is mandatory once a week for 4-5 hours plus shifts. We have 12 hour call shifts that require out of towners to sleep in the station. We are also required to have at least 48 hours in call shifts per month.
If pays for the gas and oil changes.
|04-15-2012 11:47 PM|
|Bear94||Already posted about being a Volly FF in Orange County NY but now I'm taking my EMT course. 3/4 of the way through it.|
|04-15-2012 03:26 PM|
|Another Guy In A Jeep||Im currently taking classes for law enforcement and firefighting, Definitely going for Police officer, firefighter is my backup choice.|
|04-15-2012 03:20 PM|
|Vin||Police Officer, City of New York for 10 years.|
|04-15-2012 01:31 PM|
|JSavage||I am a police officer in Louisville, Ky. Been on the force for 6 years. Riding the beat now but trying to get into a detective spot.|
|04-15-2012 12:51 PM|
|Squad-6||5yrs as a volunteer firefighter and EMT in N. GA|
|10-03-2011 04:52 PM|
|Gunz||I've been a lieutenant with the city of Pensacola Fire department for 10 years but I've been there for 25 years. Just turned in my retirement papers last month. 5 years of the DROP then I can Jeep full time.|
|09-29-2011 11:09 PM|
|mcw402||I've been a police officer in texas for almost 20 years......spent the last nine with a school district police department|
|09-29-2011 11:08 PM|
|09-29-2011 08:18 PM|
|09-29-2011 08:14 PM|
Don't need it for professional Dept, but every bit helps: prior experience, college degree, ect. I did the college degree route, don't use my degree (arson), but I'm sure it helped me get on, and will help me get promoted.
Can't hurt, and college is a great experience! Do remember, you will be given a polygraph, so don't raise TOO much hell!
|09-29-2011 08:13 PM|
|RedBones||FF in a titanum mill.|
|09-29-2011 06:23 PM|
21 year Civil Air Patrol member. Somewhere around 40 finds and nearly a dozen SAR qualifications. Pay sucks, but I've had experiences that I wouldn't trade for anything. Probably a few more experiences I would trade for nothing, LOL.
If you are interested in EMS you can get a lot of the training for free, or real close to it through CAP, and have a little more experience to base your decision to make it a career or not on.
|09-29-2011 06:07 PM|
|Mike_3303||Volunteer fire fighter and emt|
|09-29-2011 06:06 PM|
|Mike5087||Wow glad I found this thread. Been contemplating cruising back to school for a fire science degree then going to try and get on with a fire department to be a fire fighter. Am i going about this the wrong way? Seems like most people I've spoken with have suggested this route. Any advice from the professionals? ( that would be you ladies and gentleman!)|
|09-29-2011 05:51 PM|
|Wordgie||Deputy Sheriff for almost 16 years. Currently assigned as a School Resource Deputy. I live in the "you can't make this s*** up" world.|
|09-29-2011 05:09 PM|
|Bear94||Volly FD almost 2 years now. Been around it my whole life though.|
|09-29-2011 05:00 PM|
|jkaufman_95||Local fire just got paged for a missing child search. Uh oh.|
|09-29-2011 04:55 PM|
|SirGeorgeKillian||Started as a vollie at 16, a firetruck was the 2nd vehicle I had ever drove. Worked as a driver for a big city for a while then took a position with the Fed gov't doing a lot of sitting on my ass. I miss the action but I don't miss the paycheck!|
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