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Sexual Harassment

An investigation into a complaint in the Casper Fire-EMS Department led to a greater review of sexual harassment, workplace hostility policies
An internal investigation found that Kansas City Firefighter Brenda Paikowski was “more likely than not” subjected to three years of harassment in violation of city policies
First Deputy Commissioner Mary Sheridan had allegedly accused a fire department official of having an alleged sexual relationship with another employee
A review of state-mandated sexual harassment prevention training found the chief of the Niagara Fire Department cancelled the training
Amber Ellison’s lawsuit claims that William Jucks made inappropriate comments and repeated sexual advances both during and after work hours
Female Baltimore County firefighters were the subject of online photo sharing and postings on a revenge porn social media site
A severance agreement bars Portland Division Chief Tim Matthews from filing a lawsuit he had considered earlier
An attorney for St. Petersburg Fire Chief Jim Large said the allegations are politically motivated
Fire Commissioner Laura Kavanagh’s initiatives take cues from NYPD in reporting responsibilities and disciplinary action
The cadet is one of three female cadets who accused Columbus Division of Fire Battalion Chief Joe Richard of inappropriate behavior
Demoted Assistant Chief Joe Jardin was going to be the hearing officer
Company officers can stop a smoldering fire from turning inferno; they just need the right set of skills
“You, chief, were expected to set the standard, and you let this department and our community down,” said Cohanzie Director of Fire Services Michael Howley
Casilia Loessberg’s participation in anti-sexual-harassment training empowered her to “fully fight the mistreatment she was enduring,” her lawsuit said
We have to train company officers how to deal with these issues