No public safety official or reporter willing to point out the obvious problem with what this man is doing.Read More »
Tag Archives: ethics
Tampa Fire Rescue PIO makes news after citizen clocks FD vehicle in excess of 100 mph. But guess who else was going that fast?
A news story about a speeding firefighter that shouldn't have been on TV.Read More »
Another case of SMACSS – Social Media Assisted Career Suicide Syndrome. Watch video that has two Prince George’s County, MD cops fighting for their jobs.
These police officers are just the latest in a long line of those working in law enforcement, EMS and the fire service to contract SMACSS in an epidemic that continues to sweep the country.Read More »
Suspensions & demotions of 'top responders' upheld after Bel Air, MD Sonic Facebook shakedown. Termination of one firefighter pending.
Three firefighters reduced in rank.Read More »
Is it ethical for firefighters & police officers to accept freebies? The Bel Air FD Facebook incident has reporters checking policies regionwide. Some tips from Dave.
Will this be the next national trend in stories about firefighters?Read More »
What gives? No outrage over ghoulish photographers shooting bodies. Has something changed in year since Connecticut trooper blasted cameraman?
Not even a whimper over videos much more graphic than a burning car. Dave thinks he knows why.Read More »
A must see example of leadership & handling the bad news. Los Angeles Fire Department Chief Brian Cummings uncovers dirt & then punishes himself.
Chief tells the story of a captain whose crew took a picture with a partially dressed woman.Read More »
Nude fire station photos continue to cause trouble for Pasadena, Texas Fire Department three years after it was dealt with. A good reminder about social media ethics & just plain ignorance.
Former member and wife still tarnish fire department's image.Read More »
Is this anything? Firefighters & cops under investigation in Fresno, California after posing with bikini clad models. Dave has some questions.
Which of your citizens are you allowed to pose with pictures with and which are off limits?Read More »
The video: EMS crew gets the finger (actually two). STATter911.com gets the rest of the story. Now Dave wants to know should we even run it?
Videos bring up a lot of news judgment and ethical questions.Read More »