12th DC Firefighter Arrested… Make that 13

Its been a tough few years for the DC Fire Department/DCFEMS. And its been tough on the DC area news stations trying to keep up with the latest breaking scandals.DC News FOX 5 DC WTTG

In the Fire Department Administrative Investigation and Enforcing Discipline class we discuss the fact that the media is starting to string these kinds of stories together with increasing regularity.

Leaders can only look the other way so long…
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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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