First Responder Verification

Provide access to 1.5 million pre-verified first responders and enable new members of the first responder population to verify, all in a single transaction.

When to use this policy

Ideal for retail and eCommerce integrations that require validation that the user is affilited with a specific community.

Who is eligible?

The following members of the First Responder community (911 DIspatcher, EMT, Firefighter, Police Officer) are eligible for First Responders group affiliation:

Emergency Medical Technician

  • Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)
  • Paramedic
  • Medical Helicopter Pilot
  • Flight Nurse


  • Career Firefighter (Federal, State, and Local)
  • Wild-land Firefighter/ Prescribed fire burn manager
  • Volunteer Firefighter
  • Fire Marshal

Law Enforcement Officers

  • Police Officers (Federal, State, and Local)—Active & Retired
  • ​Sheriff / Sheriff's Deputy
  • Correctional Officer (Private, for-profit correctional institutions also acceptable)
  • State Trooper
  • Federal Law Enforcement Officer (for example, Customs & Border Protection Officer, Air Marshal, etc.)
  • Park Police & Park Rangers
  • Pretrial Services Officers
  • Probation & Parole Officers
  • Bridge & Tunnel Officers
  • Detention Officers (Private, for-profit correctional institutions also acceptable)
  • Railroad Police Officers
  • School Resource Officers
  • Auxiliary & Reserve Sheriff Deputy or Police Officers
  • Animal Control Officers who are credentialed as a Law Enforcement Officer
  • Fire Marshals who are certified Law Enforcement Officers
  • Court Bailiffs/Court Officers (must have law enforcement credentials)

911 Dispatchers

  • Police, Sheriff, Fire or EMS Dispatcher
  • Fire Communications Officer
  • Public Safety Telecommunicator

Essence of policy

Validated by on one (1) authoritative source OR one (1) piece of evidence:

  • Real Time Authoritative Source (e.g. EMT national database, EMT state database, or Firefighter Proboard)


  • Document Review

Verification flows

As of November 2023, has 1.5 million pre-verified first responders within our network. Pre-verified first responders securely access offers, benefits, and services in seconds. New users complete verification just as fast, using the least amount of information to generate a unique ping from an authoritative data source. Here you can find what the user verification experience looks like today:



Law Enforcement Officer

911 Dispatcher

Use cases

Here you can find example use cases:

In Cart/Checkout - Under Armour

Landing Page - Calvin Klein

Within Account - Fund The First

Ticketing - Accesso

Account Registration - Lowes

In-Store - Pandora/Verizon

Product Page - Discount Tire

SSO - Oakley SI

Native Application - Example TBD