Tag Archives: sexual misconduct

FDNY Reverse Discrimination and Retaliation Suit Will Continue

An FDNY battalion chief who claims he was subjected to reverse discrimination and retaliation after reporting rumors about paramedic having sex with a firefighter in his fire station, has lost 13 of the 20 counts in his lawsuit, but he will be allowed to proceed on the remaining seven against the city and FDNY.

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Three Former Florida Fire Chiefs Charged With Fraud

The Hernando County Sheriff’s Office has charged three former fire chiefs from the Hernando Beach Volunteer Fire Department with fraud. The arrests follow a seven-month investigation into allegations of misappropriation of funds from the now defunct fire company

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RI Fire Chief Indicted for Sexual Assault

The former chief of the Chopmist Hill Fire Department has been indicted by a Providence County Grand Jury on eight counts of sexual assault and sexual misconduct. The indictment charges Timothy Homerston, 52, with four counts of second-degree sexual assault, three counts of simple assault, and one count of indecent exposure.

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Virginia EMS Provider Sued for $3.5 Million Over Sexual Assault

A Virginia EMS provider is facing a $3.5 million suit brought by a 22-year old who claims she was sexually assaulted during a transport by a paramedic who was twice investigated for similar misconduct. Regional One, Inc. is accused of negligent hiring and negligent supervision of former paramedic Keith Edward Dean, currently serving a life plus 20 year sentence for sexually assaulting the woman.

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FDNY Captain Accused of Hollywood Sexual Assault

A veteran FDNY EMS captain has been charged by police in California with sexual misconduct with two minors. Captain Wilbert Riera, 51, was arrested Friday in New York afternoon on six counts of felony sex assault. The offenses allegedly occurred on September 12, 2014 in Hollywood.

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Facebook Claims Three More Firefighters

Three Florida firefighters were disciplined for taking an ambulance to a house party last May, according to a report issued last week. They were caught after photos from the party appeared on another firefighter’s Facebook page. Three Spring Hill Fire ...

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Ready… Fire… Aim

On December 23, 2009, a Superior Court Judge in New Jersey, dismissed internal administrative charges against three Atlantic City firefighters who were suspended in the aftermath of a sensationalized case, the likes of which brought in such headliners as Reverend ...

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