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DC hearing shows different views on how to handle peak EMS demand & medic shortage. Chief Ellerbe has second thoughts after communications director blocks press.
DC Chief Kenneth Ellerbe quickly figures standing and talking works better than running and blocking.Read More »
TV station reports 5 to 6 paramedic ambulances in DC each day lack medics. Staffing shortage subject of hearing today.
The DC Fire & EMS Deptartment's paramedic shortage means an average of more than one third of it's 14 paramedic ambulances can't be properly staffed each day.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 »
Fire chief, police chief & town lawyer show up at arrested firefighter’s home. An unusual attempt to hold a disciplinary hearing in Johnston, RI.
This is something you likely haven't seen before.Read More »
Lancaster fire union says Mayor's report took comments about volunteers out of context. Read IAFF Local 319's response.
Union says this is not a career versus volunteer issue.Read More »
Lancaster fire union official's testimony: Volunteers are unreliable & you can't count on them to protect your life.
Where firefighters can live and call back requirements before mutual aid is used are part of the arbitration.Read More »
Demoted Macon-Bibb County, GA Captain Stephanie Burke says she was scared by gun prank. Chief Marvin Riggins paints a different picture as he narrates longer version of video at hearing.
Chief says Burke can be seen putting hand over ears before firecraker was used to simulate gunfire.Read More »
Macon-Bibb County gunman prank update: Hearing discusses captain's role in planning. Firefighters make claim there is culture of hazing to include painting of genitals.
Chief Marvin Riggins says disciplinary record played role in the firing of one firefighter.Read More »
EMS Facebook case in Connecticut settled. NLRB gets AMR to change its rules about employees comments on the web.
AMR says it will change its rules regarding the Internet.Read More »