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The department is the first in the Indianapolis area to use the Periscope app to give live video updates from a scene. ...
At the center of a the controversy are a Facebook post she made that the administration deemed racist and her claim that fire stations were unsafe. ...
Maintaining civility isn't about adhering to political correctness; it is vital to running an effective fire department. ...
Fire investigator Crystal Eschert was fired for violating the department's social media policy after posting about Ferguson on her Facebook account ...
The absence of a unified command center early on, being misled by social media and communication with crews provided valuable insight on better handling future protests ...
Use these tips as the framework for a social media and digital imagery policy ...
Fire and EMS leaders must embrace change, and use visionary thinking to inspire crews ...
A volunteer firefighter for only four months, he resigned after images of two dead dogs in his yard went viral. ...
The fire department said their Facebook post put pressure on the individuals involved to do the right thing ...
Friends took turns putting rubbing alcohol on their hands, lighting them on fire and letting the flame burn out on its own ...
The emails appeared to be chain emails and not generated by the battalion chief or the other suspended official. ...
The photo shows two black men pointing guns at the head of a white police officer; the mayor's office is investigating ...
Fire investigator Crystal Eschert was fired for violating the department's social media policy after posting about Ferguson on her Facebook account ...
The post addressed all parents of Hispanic male teens, threatening to make them "deceased" and that the parents "must suffer the consequences of burying their child." ...
The ubiquitous mobile camera and platforms for sharing video means a fire department's tactics and reputation are under constant, and sometimes unfair, scrutiny. ...
She said the mayor violated her civil rights because her Facebook comments did not support his bid for reelection as mayor ...
He was placed on desk duty pending an investigation by posting hate speech directed at Muslims on his personal Facebook page ...
All stories are a great reminder to use caution before you decide to click that "post" button ...
If you're on the hunt for creative way to toss away that great career in firefighting, I've got the answer for you: Be irresponsible and reckless in your use of social media ...
The more Facebook knows about you, the more valuable it is, so they don't do much to make it easy to manage and protect your privacy — so, we offer the following simple steps you ...