Fire Chief » Legal 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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Fire dept. might close after treasurer stole almost $5K http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/22/fire-dept-might-close-after-treasurer-stole-almost-5k/ http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/22/fire-dept-might-close-after-treasurer-stole-almost-5k/#comments Thu, 22 Jan 2015 20:45:38 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/22/fire-dept-might-close-after-treasurer-stole-almost-5k/
The former treasurer stole from the department by cashing checks in which she forged the chief's signature
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2 firefighters fired after homicide sparks ethics probe http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/22/2-firefighters-fired-after-homicide-sparks-ethics-probe/ http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/22/2-firefighters-fired-after-homicide-sparks-ethics-probe/#comments Thu, 22 Jan 2015 19:18:01 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/22/2-firefighters-fired-after-homicide-sparks-ethics-probe/
An investigation uncovered unauthorized use of a state vehicle, dishonesty, cheating while an employee was competing for a promotion and improper conduct
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Fla. Batt. Chief accused of smoking pot on job, resigns http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/22/fla-batt-chief-accused-of-smoking-pot-on-job-resigns/ http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/22/fla-batt-chief-accused-of-smoking-pot-on-job-resigns/#comments Thu, 22 Jan 2015 18:18:56 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/22/fla-batt-chief-accused-of-smoking-pot-on-job-resigns/
Firefighters reported smelling marijuana in his county vehicle while he was on duty; he refused to take a drug test
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Fire chief gets 2-day suspension after ethics inquiry http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/20/fire-chief-gets-2-day-suspension-after-ethics-inquiry/ http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/20/fire-chief-gets-2-day-suspension-after-ethics-inquiry/#comments Tue, 20 Jan 2015 20:29:54 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/20/fire-chief-gets-2-day-suspension-after-ethics-inquiry/
Chief Darrel Fournier's part-time job with a fire restoration company created the appearance of a conflict of interest to the general public
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Fire chief fired for slapping female firefighter on the butt http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/16/fire-chief-fired-for-slapping-female-firefighter-on-the-butt/ http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/16/fire-chief-fired-for-slapping-female-firefighter-on-the-butt/#comments Fri, 16 Jan 2015 19:23:04 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/16/fire-chief-fired-for-slapping-female-firefighter-on-the-butt/
The 33-year-old firefighter said the incident happened during a fire prevention program at an elementary school
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Memo: Dallas plans safety fixes in wake of firefighter’s death http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/15/memo-dallas-plans-safety-fixes-in-wake-of-firefighters-death/ http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/15/memo-dallas-plans-safety-fixes-in-wake-of-firefighters-death/#comments Thu, 15 Jan 2015 21:34:32 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/15/memo-dallas-plans-safety-fixes-in-wake-of-firefighters-death/
Officials want the department to boost safety procedures, command training and technology in the aftermath of a firefighter Stanley Wilson's death
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Tardy Conn. fire chief files discrimination lawsuit http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/15/tardy-conn-fire-chief-files-discrimination-lawsuit/ http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/15/tardy-conn-fire-chief-files-discrimination-lawsuit/#comments Thu, 15 Jan 2015 19:19:18 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/15/tardy-conn-fire-chief-files-discrimination-lawsuit/
Chief Frank Alaimo said he was discriminated against because of a disability and that the city invaded his privacy
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Investigation: Maine fire chief subject of ethics inquiry http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/13/investigation-maine-fire-chief-subject-of-ethics-inquiry/ http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/13/investigation-maine-fire-chief-subject-of-ethics-inquiry/#comments Tue, 13 Jan 2015 19:50:28 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/13/investigation-maine-fire-chief-subject-of-ethics-inquiry/
Darrel Fournier could be censured by a state association if his former second job broke its conflict-of-interest rules
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SC firefighter cleared of crime sues for job back http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/10/sc-firefighter-cleared-of-crime-sues-for-job-back/ http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/10/sc-firefighter-cleared-of-crime-sues-for-job-back/#comments Sat, 10 Jan 2015 15:07:26 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/10/sc-firefighter-cleared-of-crime-sues-for-job-back/
The suit claims he was promised rehiring if he resigned; charges that he stole a USB drive with racy photos were dropped
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