NFIRS 5.0 Element: ‘Firefighter Name Suffix’

Element Specification

 Specification   Value 
Requirement Optional
Maximum Length 3
Element Type Coded Field – The coded field relating to an entry in the code table. Most coded fields allow for Plus+ One codes. For these fields the expected length of the coded entry is depicted as (National length OR Plus+ One length). Only fields with this notation in the expected length column allow for Plus+ One definitions. If the user has not provided information, an empty field should be transmitted. – Maximum length 3 characters

Firefighter Name Suffix Codes

Here are the NFIRS codes for the ‘Firefighter Name Suffix’ element

Firefighter Name Suffix  Code 
Junior. JR
Senior SR
The First. I
The Second. II
The Third. III
The Fourth. IV
The Fifth. V
Medical Doctor. MD
Doctor of Dental Science. DDS

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Last Updated on May 1, 2023