Firefighters in Texas and Illinois Facing Child Porn Charges

Two fire departments in different states are dealing with unrelated cases of firefighters being charged with child pornography-related offenses. In Dallas, driver-engineer Jesse McFall is facing a felony charge of possession of child pornography. He was arrested yesterday by the Dallas Police Department, following an investigation that included the FBI.

In East Moline, Illinois, firefighter Kyler DuPrey is facing federal child pornography charges. DuPrey was indicted on two counts of receipt and transmission of child pornography. He resigned his position effective today. More on that story here.

About Curt Varone

Curt Varone has over 45 years of fire service experience and 35 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, 4th ed. 2022) and Fire Officer's Legal Handbook (2007), and is a contributing editor for Firehouse Magazine writing the Fire Law column.
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