August 17, 2005
Battle of the Badges (Fire vs. Police)
The "battle of the badges" occurs when the fire department fights with the police department, usually on rescue situations. The rivalry has sometimes been fierce. After the 9-11 tragedy, hearings were held to eliminate the "battle of the badges," but the "battles" still occur.
DRUNK FDNY FIREFIGHTERS START BRAWL
Firefighters In Drunken Brawl By HENRI E. CAUVIN Daily News Staff Writer
Posted by Barry Popik
Wednesday, August 17, 2005