Members and employees of the Fire Department shall treat their superior officers with respect and, in their demeanor toward other associates in the department, shall be courteous and considerate, guarding themselves against jealously and other unfriendly feelings.  It is their duty  to inform their superior officers of any neglect or disobedience of orders that may come to their knowledge.  Members and employees shall not, under any circumstances, or in any manner whatsoever, speak derogatorily to any member of the department regarding anything or to anyone else regarding the department or any member thereof.
(1976 Code, § 7-50)