The Shapleigh Rescue Squad will provide Emergency Medical Services, as well as Technical Rescue Services, to the communities in which it serves. Its members will provide timely response and transport, to the appropriate medical facility based on the patient's conditions or needs. The Shapleigh Rescue Squad will endeavor at all times, to provide the highest level of patient care, privacy, and prudent response. Through team work, dedication, compassion, and education, we will continue to maintain the highest standard of care.
SERVICE: The Department continues its unwavering call to protect and serve
BRAVERY: Courage is the foundation of our character. Bravery is the ability to overcome fear through fortitude, instinct, compassion for others and training
SAFETY: We strive to keep our citizens reasonably 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
EQUITY: The Department is committed to equitable recruiting and service delivery. The Department fosters a diverse workforce of qualified individuals from all communities, who are proud to maintain its long tradition of responding to all who request assistance, without consideration to race, creed, nationality or religion
PREPAREDNESS: By combining all of the components of our core values, the Shapleigh Rescue Squad will maintain its constant state of readiness to meet all threats and challenges, traditional and new