Protecting the Three
I am the Officer, follow me
Preserving the peace is where I'll be
am the torch that lights the way
In darkness my courage will pave a way
Leading the others, that is me
am the Officer guiding the three
I am the Fire Fighter, follow me
Into the flames is where I will be
am he who battles the beast
To protect that on which it would feast
Leading strength to the others, that
I am the Fire Fighter supporting the three
I am the Medic, follow me
Easing the pain
is where I will be
I am the one who helps them survive
Lifting the fallen to keep them alive
the others, that is me
I am the Medic healing the three
I am the Dispatcher, don't follow me
and chaos is where I will be
Working in obscurity, this forgotten place
Not death, but insanity is the danger
Answering the call, that is me
I am the Dispatcher protecting the Three
Who Am I?
I am the voice that calms the mother
breathing life into her infant son.
I am the invisible hand
that holds and
comforts the elderly man who woke up
and found his wife of 50 years had
passed away during the night.
am the friend who talks the disgruntled
teenager out of ending her own life.
I sent help when you had your first
I am the one who tries to obtain the information
from callers to ensure that the scene is safe for
I dispatch to emergencies - all the while
anticipating the worst and hoping for the best.
I am the psychologist
who readily adapts by
language and tone of voice to serve the needs
of my callers with compassion and understanding.
am the ears that listen to the needs of all
those I serve.
I have heard the screams of faceless people
never meet nor forget.
I have cried at the atrocities of mankind and
rejoiced at the miracle of life.
I was there,
though unseen, by my comrades
in the field during the most trying emergencies.
I have tried to visualize the scene to
with the voices I have heard.
I am usually not privy to the outcome of
the call, and so I wonder...
am the one who works weekends, strange
shifts and holidays. Children do not say they
want my job when they grow
Yet, I am at this vocation by choice.
Those I help do not call back to say thank you.
Still, there is comfort
in the challenge, integrity
and the purpose of my employment.
I am thankful to provide such a meaningful service.
am a mother, a father, sister, brother, son or
I am here when you need me and still here when you don't.
office is never empty, and the work here
is never done. I am always on call. The training is
demanding and endless.
No two days at work are ever the same.
Who Am I?
I am an emergency dispatcher and I am