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Fire Law Roundup – May 23, 2022

In this week’s edition of Fire Law Roundup for May 23, 2022, Brad and Curt discuss a discipline case out of New Britain, Connecticut arising out of the overdose death of a firefighter; an assault case out of San Francisco; a new Oklahoma law allowing fire trucks to transport EMS patients in extreme emergencies; and a union free-speech case out of Port Houston, Texas.

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Nevada Firefighter Charged in Wife’s Overdose Death

A Nevada firefighter is facing second-degree murder charges following the overdose death of his wife. Tiffany Slatsky died on February 23, 2020 from a combination of cocaine, ecstasy and morphine. Her husband, Christopher Candito was a firefighter-paramedic with the city of North Las Vegas at the time.

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Ohio Firefighter Sues Drug Task Force

An Ohio firefighter who resigned in May following allegations he was involved in conducting drugs transactions at work, has filed suit against a county drug task force seeking the return of improperly seized personal items. Former Liberty Township Lieutenant Josh Cleland filed suit against the Mahoning County Drug Task Force.

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