Thin Line Meanings
It started with the Thin Blue Line and with the rise of professions and support for protective services and first responders the thin lines have grown. We have the meanings of the most popular thin lines below.
Thin Blue Line Meaning
Essentially there are three meanings. The Thin Blue Line represents the thin line Police Officers walk daily between life and death. The Thin Blue Line represents the police officer role of separating the good from the bad while creating order from chaos. The Thin Blue Line on black is a memorial or a connection or memory between Officers killed in the line of Duty and those who continue with their duties in the present.
Thin Red Line Meaning
As firefighters are periled, they place their lives second to those they protect. They are forced to face their own fears and grasp for every ounce of courage to perform the necessary task. “The Thin Red Line of Courage” represents the last ounce of courage firefighters find deep in their blood to conquer their darkest fears in order to save and protect life and property. It is displayed to show respect for firefighters injured and killed in the line of duty.
Thin Green Line Meaning
The Thin Green Line represents Federal Agents such as Border Patrol, Park Rangers, Game Wardens and Conservation Personnel. Some consider the Thin Green Line representing military as well.
Thin White Line Meaning
The Thin White Line represents emergency medical services. The thin white line differs from other thin lines in that the background is blue instead of black, with a white line crossing horizontally through the middle. Another version would be black background with white line.
Thin Silver Line Meaning
The Thin Silver Line represents Correctional Officers.
Thin Orange Line Meaning
The Thin Orange Line represents Search and Rescue Personnel and sometimes EMS.
Thin Yellow Line Meaning
The Thin Yellow Line represents Security Guards and Loss Prevention. (Also has been known to represent truck drivers.)
The Thin Gold Line is another version, which represents dispatchers.
Thin Reflective Line Meaning