Thin Line Color Meanings
Each Thin Line color represents and honors a different service based profession like First Responders and the Military. Below we will explain what each Thin Line color represents.
The Thin Blue Line represents Law Enforcement. The Thin Blue Line honors all police officers, sheriffs, SWAT and K-9 animals. It is also used to honor officers that have lost their live in the line of duty. Roughly every 61 hours, a police officer loses his or her life line of duty. The Thin Blue Line recognizes and honors all law enforcement officials who have given their lives to protect ours.
The Thin Red Line represents Firefighters. There are over one million Firefighters serving in America today. The Thin Red Line honors all state and federal government firefighters, volunteer firefighters, and private department firefighters. It is also used to honor officers that have lost their live in the line of duty. The National Fallen Firefighters Memorial is located in Frederick County, Maryland. The Thin Red Line recognizes and honors all firefighting officials who have given their lives to protect ours.
The Thin Green Line is used to show support for the men and women in our military. It is also used to show support for federal law enforcement agents such as border patrol, park rangers and conservation personnel.