Tag Archives: Atlantic City Fire Department

Judge Denies TRO To Atlantic City Firefighter Over Religious Beard

A US District Court judge has denied a request for a temporary restraining order against the Atlantic City Fire Department to block disciplinary proceedings against a firefighter who has refused to shave his beard due to his religious beliefs. Alexander Smith filed suit claiming the fire department’s rules prohibiting beards discriminates against him on account of his religion.

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NJ Firefighter Claims Religious Discrimination Over No Beard Rule

A New Jersey firefighter hoping to head off a disciplinary action over his refusal to shave his beard, has filed suit alleging religious discrimination. Atlantic City firefighter Alexander Smith filed suit last week in US District Court for the District of New Jersey claiming the fire department’s rules prohibiting beards discriminates against him on account of his religion.

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Atlantic City Releases Video Showing Chief Dropping His Pants

It started with the fire chief of a major city being abruptly placed on administrative leave. Then came the allegations that he allegedly dropped his pants in front of a female security guard in a public building. Now comes the security video of Atlantic City Fire Chief Dennis Brooks dropping trow in a public building.

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