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Who are our first responders?

Posted by Patriot Home & Yard on Mar 22nd 2020

Who are our first responders?

You've heard the term first responder many times, but what does it mean? These brave and dedicated people help us every single day. But today, with the Coronavirus pandemic, we should show our appreciation for them even more.

A first responder is anyone who goes toward the danger in an emergency or an event. This includes many occupations, including, but not limited to:
(shown in alphabetical order below)

  • AEMT
  • Air National Guard Soldier
  • Air Traffic Controller
  • AmeriCorps
  • Animal Control Officer
  • Assistant District Attorney
  • ATF Agent
  • Auxiliary Police
  • Border Patrol
  • Bridge and Tunnel Officer
  • Campus Security
  • CERT Member
  • Citizens Police Academy Graduate
  • Civil Air Patrol
  • Conservation Officer
  • Constable
  • Coroner
  • Corporate Security Officer
  • Correction Officer
  • County Coordinator
  • Court Officer
  • DEA Agent
  • DEC Official
  • Deputy Sheriff
  • Diplomatic Security
  • Dispatcher
  • District Attorney
  • Doctor
  • Dog Warden
  • Elected Official
  • Emergency Medical Professional
  • Emergency Medical Technician
  • Environmental Police
  • EPA Officer
  • FBI Agent
  • FEMA Official
  • Fire Commissioner
  • Fire Marshal
  • Firefighter
  • Fish and Wildlife Officer
  • Game Warden
  • Harbor Patrol
  • Harbor Police
  • Homeland Security Agent
  • ICE Agent
  • Inspector
  • Insurance Investigator
  • Investigator
  • K-9 Officer
  • Ladies Auxiliary
  • Life Guard
  • Military Police
  • Nurse
  • Paramedic
  • Park Police
  • Park Ranger National Seashore Officer
  • Parole Officer
  • Peace Officer
  • Physician Assistant
  • Police Explorer
  • Police Officer
  • Postal Inspector
  • Private Investigator
  • Probation Officer
  • Public Information Officer
  • Public Safety Official
  • Red Cross Member
  • Security Guard
  • Sheriff
  • SPCA Officer
  • Special Deputy Sheriff
  • Special Police
  • State Coordinator
  • Tow trucker driver/operator
  • Town Coordinator
  • Transit Police
  • TSA Officer
  • Under Sheriff
  • University Police
  • US Air Force
  • US Army
  • US Coast Guard
  • US Marine Air Marshal
  • US Marshal
  • US Navy
  • US Secret Service Agent
  • Warden

I would venture to say that every person reading this knows someone working as a first responder, or has been positively affected by one of these people. Take a second and say thank you today to someone you know (or someone you don't know) in the comments.

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