Tag Archives: Firefighters that are Felons

Using Inmates as Firefighters…Camden County, GA Inmate Firefighting Program is a JOKE

Why in the hell do we have such strict regulations like clean driving records, no convictions, no drug use, random drug tests...How come we are held to a higher standard only to be replaced by some convicts. I will tell you why. We are held to a higher standard because we are firefighters. We have to be trusted by the public. We cannot afford to have our citizens worrying about whether or not they can trust us. We are firefighters...not convicts.

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Should Sex Offenders Be Firefighters? What about Pardoned ones?

I am currently working on a story and one of the intriguing details is that a current firefighter WAS a convicted sex offender. The person was pardoned and is not a registered sex offender. The offense was bad (they all are). The offense happened 30 years ago prior to the current laws that protect us from these criminals. Should he be allowed to be a firefighter?

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