04/10/11 34 W, 1 I - + 3 - 0 Saving Lives, Starting Lives

Reporting from a weekend in the Quad Cities, Iowa/Illinois. Saw these stickers on a Davenport engine company. Code saves and babies delivered.

I don’t know, this seems sort of ‘tacky’. However, I am all about company or unit pride emblems on their apparatus. I used to see this in Maryland with emblems on the engines, ladders, rescues, and ambos, along with helmets. It is something you just don’t see around here. It creates a sort of competition amongst the troops.
DJ - 04/11/11 - 12:31

I can see this working in a smaller department. But may become confusing in a department with multiple stations where personnel are routinely transferred. Although, I suppose a save by any crew is representative of that entire department, not just a select few. Just would make is difficult to have that sort of competition among the crews.
JK - 04/11/11 - 20:42

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