Fire Chief » Drugs http://www.firechief.com Every Department | Every Leader Fri, 23 Jan 2015 04:25:47 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.1 Firefighters get prison time for tipping off drug dealers http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/22/firefighters-get-prison-time-for-tipping-off-drug-dealers/ http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/22/firefighters-get-prison-time-for-tipping-off-drug-dealers/#comments Thu, 22 Jan 2015 21:08:51 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/22/firefighters-get-prison-time-for-tipping-off-drug-dealers/
The men were able to warn the dealers because police regularly gathered at the fire department before serving arrest warrants
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Experts: ‘No weakness’ culture difficult for firefighters to face addiction http://www.firechief.com/2014/12/01/experts-no-weakness-culture-difficult-for-firefighters-to-face-addiction/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/12/01/experts-no-weakness-culture-difficult-for-firefighters-to-face-addiction/#comments Mon, 01 Dec 2014 18:30:01 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/12/01/experts-no-weakness-culture-difficult-for-firefighters-to-face-addiction/
The first of its kind treatment program caters to the unique stresses and needs of emergency responders
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La. fire chief, firefighter arrested in drug investigation http://www.firechief.com/2014/11/17/la-fire-chief-firefighter-arrested-in-drug-investigation/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/11/17/la-fire-chief-firefighter-arrested-in-drug-investigation/#comments Mon, 17 Nov 2014 18:51:02 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/11/17/la-fire-chief-firefighter-arrested-in-drug-investigation/
A tip about drug use at the fire station prompted a six-month undercover operation
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Police: Fire chief didn’t report medic in morphine thefts http://www.firechief.com/2014/10/02/police-fire-chief-didnt-report-medic-in-morphine-thefts/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/10/02/police-fire-chief-didnt-report-medic-in-morphine-thefts/#comments Thu, 02 Oct 2014 12:10:49 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/10/02/police-fire-chief-didnt-report-medic-in-morphine-thefts/
Local police are upset that they were denied access to information about the case; county police are investigating the theft charges
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The Command Post Podcast: Why firefighters should administer Narcan http://www.firechief.com/2014/09/19/the-command-post-podcast-why-firefighters-should-administer-narcan/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/09/19/the-command-post-podcast-why-firefighters-should-administer-narcan/#comments Fri, 19 Sep 2014 06:00:15 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/09/19/the-command-post-podcast-why-firefighters-should-administer-narcan/
Lt. Rom Duckworth and Chief Rob Wylie also dig into the safety issues behind firefighter layoffs
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Video: Reno fire chief speaks out on drugs and alcohol policy http://www.firechief.com/2014/06/25/video-reno-fire-chief-speaks-drugs-alcohol-policy/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/06/25/video-reno-fire-chief-speaks-drugs-alcohol-policy/#comments Wed, 25 Jun 2014 19:48:14 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/?p=2275
Fire Chief Michael Hernandez made it clear that just because firefighters can have these substances in their systems, does not mean they are.
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New carrying case helps firefighters administer naloxone quickly http://www.firechief.com/2014/06/24/new-carrying-case-helps-firefighters-administer-naloxone-quickly/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/06/24/new-carrying-case-helps-firefighters-administer-naloxone-quickly/#comments Tue, 24 Jun 2014 23:44:31 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/?p=2262
With a growing number of responders carrying the heroin overdose antidote, Iron Duck created a kit to transport the drug.
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Pa. fire recruits who use drugs, alcohol sometimes hired http://www.firechief.com/2014/06/16/pa-fire-recruits-use-drugs-alcohol-sometimes-hired/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/06/16/pa-fire-recruits-use-drugs-alcohol-sometimes-hired/#comments Mon, 16 Jun 2014 14:41:59 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/?p=2166
"If you've managed to stay out of trouble for two years, as long as it relates to drug and alcohol, I say, 'OK,' Fire Chief Darryl Jones said.
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