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Kansas City Considers Outside Lawyers in Racism, Harassment Probe

Investigation detailed decades of systemic racism and sexism tolerated by KCFD and City Hall officials.

Leaders Respond to Report on Racism in Kansas City Fire Department

City Council members and community leaders said they were disappointed, shocked and disgusted by the treatment of Black and women firefighters.

New Jersey Fire Chief Faces Lawsuit over Sexual Harassment from Teen Firefighter

“Read saw fit to volley some of the most offensive, desperate, and hypersexualized commentary” toward the victim.

Survey: Firehouse Values and Culture

Your help is needed with this brief survey from the Center for Fire, Rescue & EMS Health Research.

Firefighters Confront Racism and Discrimination Across the County

Grievance against Winston-Salem Fire Department highlights similar problems across the country.

Comments About Women Highlight San Antonio Fire Department Leadership Problems

Three separate complaints about sex discrimination and retaliation that are under investigation by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.

Missouri Fire Chief Suspended After Altercation with Police Officer

Dash cam shows confrontation with Bourbon Fire Protection District Chief.

Core Values Highlighted in D.C. Firefighter’s Act of Kindness

Kingsbury said compassion is a core value of the fire department.

California Governor Signs Law Preventing First Responders from Taking Photos of Deceased People

A misdemeanor with fines up to $1,000 per offense effective January 2, 2021.

Don’t Be A Bully with Bugles

If you always look out for your co-workers through the beginning as a firefighter and push for what is right, it becomes just that much easier as an officer.


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