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MISSION STATEMENT AND CORE VALUES OF THE DEPARTMENT

 

FDNY PROUDLY SERVING SINCE 1865 MISSION STATEMENT  FIRE DEPARTMENT OF CITY OF NEW YORK

 

As first responders to fires, public safety and medical emergencies, disasters and terrorist acts, the FDNY protects the lives and property of New York City residents and visitors. The Department advances public safety through its fire prevention, investigation and education programs. The timely delivery of these services enables the FDNY to make significant contributions to the safety of New York City and homeland security efforts.

 

CORE VALUES OF THE DEPARTMENT

CORE VALUES OF THE DEPARTMENT

 

  • SERVICE

    The Department continues its unwavering call to protect and serve.

  • BRAVERY

    Bravery is the ability to overcome fear through fortitude, instinct, compassion for others and training.

  • SAFETY

    We strive to keep our citizens free from danger, especially deliberate, harmful acts. With the best equipment and training, the Department can reduce the risk to the public and its members at fires, emergencies and medical incidents.

  • HONOR

    The enormous commitment necessary to perform the Department’s tasks requires excellence of character. We inspire each other through pride in our unit, which is a belief that every action reflects on all the members of the unit, both past and present.

  • DEDICATION

    A commitment to the objectives of our mission is an essential part of our code of conduct. The faithful observance of duty calls for us to fulfill our obligations professionally and honestly.

  • PREPAREDNESS

    By combining all of the components of our core values, the FDNY will maintain its constant state of readiness to meet all threats and challenges, traditional and new.

 

 

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