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About IFD

IFD Mission Statement

Protecting lives, property, and the environment while serving our
community with courage, commitment and compassion.

Value Statements

The Indianapolis Fire Department is professional in all of its actions.

  • Appearance and Behavior
  • Respectful Attitude
  • Caring and Compassion for People
  • Training, Preparedness and Readiness
  • High Quality Service

The Indianapolis Fire Department recognizes that every employee is a valued member of the Indianapolis Fire Department family.

  • Team Oriented
  • Input is Valued
  • Compassion Toward Each Other
  • Respect for Each Other
  • Communicate Openly at All Levels
  • Feel Secure

The Indianapolis Fire Department shall strive to promote health, safety and welfare at all times, in all actions through:Critical Incident Stress Debriefing and Peer Support Programs

  • Critical Incident Stress Debriefing
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • NFPA & OSHA Standards
  • Personal Fitness
  • Attention to Professional Needs

The Indianapolis Fire Department is goal oriented and utilizes strategic planning to achieve its objectives.

  • Medium Range
  • Long Range
  • Comprehensive Budgeting

We value a creative and proactive environment. As an integral part of the neighborhood we operate in a manner that is sensitive and responsive to needs and priorities of the community.