I think I mentioned in a previous post about dispatch being based on abbreviations and 3-letter acronyms. Well, I wanted to share a few of those with you. These are by no means all of them, and I may find more and add another post on this topic. But here are a few that I find amusing:
SOB – Short of Breath, medics use this as part of their shorthand; I wish I could use it describe some of my callers. 🙂
TRFASS – Traffic Assist; this is one of our “event codes” that we use for police. It’s juvenile of me I know, but I chuckle every time I send this out to an officer.
And here’s one that is not “official” – it was made up by a co-worker, but I would love to be able to use it:
LOL – Little Old Lady