NFIRS 5.0 Element: ‘Personnel ID’

Definition : The personnel identification number assigned to each emergency responder. The ID number is often the social security number, but it may be any combination of letters and numbers up to nine characters.
Purpose : This information is useful for identifying personnel on specific pieces of apparatus, their level of responsibility, and the actions that they took at the incident.
Entry : Enter the responder’s ID number (left-justify).

Element Specification

 Specification   Value 
Requirement Optional
Maximum Length 9
Element Type Text – Alphanumeric or special characters. If the user has not provided information, an empty field should be transmitted. – Maximum length 9 characters

Transactions containing ‘Personnel ID’

The value of this element is captured by the following transaction :

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Last Updated on May 5, 2023