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Cleveland Firefighter Terminated In Subbing Scandal

The Cleveland firefighter at the center of a major substitution scandal that involved dozens of firefighters, has been terminated. Calvin Robinson, a 23 year veteran, was terminated yesterday. Last month he pled guilty to a misdemeanor charge of complicity to ...

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Kentucky Firefighter Sues Over Racist Facebook Posting

A Kentucky firefighter who complained about racially offensive Facebook postings has filed suit in state court claiming his chief and other fire department officials have created a hostile work environment by tolerating such statements. Michael Williams, a firefighter with the ...

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Las Vegas Fire Questioned After Stabbing Death

Las Vegas Fire Rescue is coming under fire for not requesting a private ambulance company, AMR, to respond to a reported stabbing across from an AMR base two weeks ago. Despite the media saying a lawsuit has been filed… there ...

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Off Duty Supervision Challenged in Illinois

Today’s burning question: Can an officer be disciplined for not supervising a firefighter while both are off-duty? For example if some officers were out on the town with some firefighters, and the firefighters start to get a little rowdy, do ...

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Kansas City Firefighter Prevails on Retaliation Claim

A Kansas City, Missouri firefighter who claims he was denied a promotion because of his race, has been awarded $296,183.91. Eric Sanders filed suit claiming discrimination and retaliation. In February a jury ruled against him on two discrimination claims, but ...

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