Confessions from Public Safety Personnel

Confessions/Asks Go Here   | FAQ/Info | Please feel free to anonymously submit your confessions to the ask box. Confessions should be from personnel (or someone closely involved) & in some way about public safety (police, fire, EMS, etc). Confessions will be posted anonymously. Confessions are not altered & are posted as is. If you disagree with a confession, don't take it out on the admin. Admin are happy to help public safety personnel get things 'off their chest'. Remember, stay safe out there! Click here if you're interested in applying as a contributor. Tags: police, fire, EMS & disptacher.

Are you all still enjoying this blog?

I know some people were disappointed & unhappy when I quit making the picture confessions (I still have a few non anon confessions I need to do that with) & just been doing answered asks in text posts. I made this blog for public safety personnel from corrections & police officers to medics to firefighters to dispatchers to have a place they could vent & hopefully not feel alone. I know I need to go through from my computer & tag the ask posts so they’re tagged properly (can’t do it from a mobile device). But are you all still getting that out of this blog? Somewhere to go you can vent?

— 2 days ago with 10 notes
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Anonymous asked: I feel I fail all my patients.


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— 5 days ago with 3 notes
Anonymous asked: kids like me who do EMS I honestly think grow up too quickly...ive seen so much death in my short life that most people don't see in their entire lifetimes


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— 1 week ago with 17 notes
Anonymous asked: I am an Aircraft Rescue Fire Fighting "specialist" in the Marine Corps and an EMT-B. I feel terrible having these titles because I have never been able to use my skills to extinguish a life threatening fire, and I will never have an opportunity to save a life as an EMT in the marines. I just have patches that say I could.


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— 1 week ago with 1 note
Anonymous asked: I'm falling for my crew chief.


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— 1 week ago with 3 notes
Anonymous asked: I have been in paramedicine for over ten years and I officially HATE my job. I mean I really, truly loathe it. It's disgusting, degrading, and even our own dispatchers treat us like we are the shallow end of the gene pool. There is no standard for exceptional care, the only thing that matters is the almighty dollar and how much money can be made in a day. Every time I punch in I feel like a sellout because this isn't about helping people, it's about money just like everything else.


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— 1 month ago with 6 notes
Anonymous asked: I'm pretty new and definitely not the best, but I care so much. I wanna learn I just can't learn as fast as everyone else.


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— 1 month ago with 5 notes
Anonymous asked: i have yet to know what this brotherhood/sisterhood feels like. =/


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— 1 month ago with 7 notes
Anonymous asked: I feel like a "Uniform Chaser" for saying this, but I'm an EMT student and I've had 2 recent relationships fail because of my focus on school and practicals. I've gotten to the point to where now on dating sites I don't look at people unless they're a firefighter EMT paramedic police officer or any other form of public safety due to the fact that they'd understand what I mean if I say no to a party and binge drinking because I have a practical or OBGYN test coming up.


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— 1 month ago with 10 notes
Anonymous asked: I am a 22 y/o female with a county ems agency. I've seen more stuff in the past year than I ever have.. I have lost all my faith in humanity. How am I supposed to have this as a career? I'm tired of patients holding a guns to my head (literally).


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— 2 months ago with 4 notes
Anonymous asked: One of the girls in my EMT-P class doesn't want to apply herself anymore. She's putting so much crap ahead of her studies that doesn't even matter. We share the same permanent preceptor and I catch myself wishing that she would fail. Partly because I'm afraid she'll hurt someone in the field and partly because I want the extra time with my preceptor because we're strapped for clinical time as it stands. I feel like she's wasting time. The bad thing: she's one of my best friends.


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— 2 months ago with 4 notes
Anonymous asked: I really wanted to become a paramedic when i was older but my family keeps on putting me down for it and says people who get straight A's in school shouldn't be working for this profession its for people who gets C's.


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— 2 months ago with 8 notes
Anonymous asked: I think what you're doing here is absolutely amazing. The blog is run beautifully and its clear that pictures or not you put a large amount of work into this and that it really does mean a lot too you. I'd like to thank you for doing this. For giving us a voice and a chance to release all of the terrible things that we see. Please keep up the awesome work and don't put any stock in people who don't like the blog.


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Thank you. I’m glad I can help in some way.

— 2 months ago with 6 notes
Anonymous asked: Some people we pick up I absolutely don't give a shit about. I don't feel bad about not giving a shit about them, either. I'm afraid this will effect the people under my care that I actually do care for..


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— 2 months ago with 3 notes
To those of you making multiple replies to the same post…

Only one, your last, reply will be visible if you make multiple ones.
Just thought I’d let everyone know incase they’re trying to give advice to, comment, etc for the confessions if you do it this way they may not be able to see all of what you post.

By the way, still got a couple confessions in the inbox that are none anon I will need to put on pictures if you’re wondering why yours hasn’t been posted. I’ve been posting everything that comes in anon as text. I’m sorry if this offends you or you dislike this. I’m just trying to help.


Thank you all & be safe out there!

— 2 months ago
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