Tag Archives: Cincinnati Fire Department

Cincinnati Captain Files Federal Suit Following Firehouse TV Dispute

A Cincinnati fire captain has filed suit claiming he is the victim of sexual harassment and retaliation after he complained to a district chief about a “film” being played on the station television. Captain Janos Roper claims that personnel were watching a “graphic, offensive, and prurient film” that he found to be “repugnant” and “degrading to women.”

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Cincinnati Chief Sues Over Promotion

Cincinnati is facing a lawsuit by one of its district chiefs who claims he was passed over for promotion twice and labeled a troublemaker because he reported possible wrongdoing by other chiefs. District Chief Raffel Prophett filed suit last week naming City Manager Harry Black individually and in his capacity as city manager.

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Firefighters and Fourth Amendment Seizure Law

Today’s burning question: When fire and EMS personnel render aid to a person whose capacity appears to be diminished, and we do not allow the person to decline aid and leave the scene, can we be guilty of violating the ...

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Jury Awards $224k To Cincinnati Fire Lieutenant

The jury has returned in the Cincinnati race discrimination lawsuit brought by Lieutenant Mark Broach, leaving both sides to claim victory… of sorts. Lt. Broach alleges he was targeted by the department after he came to the defense of  another ...

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