Tag Archives: Manhattan Beach Fire Department

Fire Law Roundup for June 3, 2024

In this episode of Fire Law Roundup for June 3, 2024, Brad and Curt discuss a lawsuit filed by a Former Nashville paramedic claiming the city retaliated against him for documenting the failure of Davidson County jail personnel to follow ...

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California Chief Sues Seeking Reinstatement

A California fire chief who was fired last year over public statements he made, has filed suit alleging wrongful termination, whistleblower retaliation, and violation of his civil rights. Manhattan Beach Fire Chief Daryn Drum was fired by city manager Bruce Moe following two sets of public comments that Moe said “do not reflect our core values as a City.”

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California Fire Chief Terminated Over Comments

The past few weeks have seen unprecedented numbers of firefighters in the headlines over comments posted in social media related to race relations. Sometimes we get so accustomed to speech-related discipline being associated with social media posts, that we forget that non-social-media-related speech can be just as problematic. And so it was with Manhattan Beach Fire Chief Daryn Drum.

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