DC Fire Inspector Posts Her Hope For Trump’s Assassination

A DC fire inspector is under investigation for an anti-Trump post made on inauguration day that said “Where is John Hinckley when you need him?” The reference is to John Hinckley, the man who shot President Reagan in 1981.

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Fox5DC has confirmed that DC Fire and EMS are reviewing the Facebook post by inspector Jadonna Sanders. An official statement from the department acknowledges their awareness “of the Facebook post made by one of our members on Inauguration Day and the situation is under review. This matter is an internal personnel matter, and thus the Department is precluded from making any further comment.”

About Curt Varone

Curt Varone has over 40 years of fire service experience and 30 as a practicing attorney licensed in both Rhode Island and Maine. His background includes 29 years as a career firefighter in Providence (retiring as a Deputy Assistant Chief), as well as volunteer and paid on call experience. He is the author of two books: Legal Considerations for Fire and Emergency Services, (2006, 2nd ed. 2011, 3rd ed. 2014) and Fire Officer's Legal Handbook (2007), and is a contributing editor for Firehouse Magazine writing the Fire Law column.
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