Tag Archives: Aurora Fire Department

Colorado Medics Indicted for Manslaughter

Two paramedics from Aurora Fire Rescue are among five people indicted in the death of Elijah McClain in 2019. Lieutenant Peter Cichuniec, medic Jeremy Cooper, and three police officers were charged with one count of manslaughter and one count of criminally negligent homicide.

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Colorado Fire Department Investigating Facebook Post

The Aurora Fire Department is investigating allegations that a social media post by a ranking officer was inappropriate and racially offensive. The post reportedly depicted a man in military attire and stated ““This is what a HERO looks like…unlike the whiny pathetic professional athletes that think they are special.”

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Colorado City Settles Fire Department Race Discrimination Suit

The City of Aurora, Colorado has agreed to settle a race discrimination suit brought by probationary firefighters who washed out of the department during their first year for $480,000. The suit was filed in 2015 by two lateral hire firefighters who relocated from Kansas and Florida to Colorado to join the Aurora Fire Department.

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Stroke Victim Sues Illinois Fire Department

An Illinois woman has filed suit against the Aurora Fire Department claiming the failure of three paramedics to properly diagnose her stroke caused her to suffer permanent injuries. Susan Miller filed the suit in Kane County Circuit Court last week. ...

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