Posts Tagged ‘fire’

Theft charges upheld for Harvey fire chief, deputy chief – The Times-Picayune – NOLA.com

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Theft charges upheld for Harvey fire chief, deputy chiefThe Times-Picayune – NOLA.comThey are accused of theft, conspiracy to commit theft, unauthorized use of movables and filing false public records. Although Berthelot and Reason were arrested and prosecutors filed the charges two years ago, the chiefs still oversee the firehouse at …

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New law prohibits sex offenders from joining volunteer fire companies – Rockland County Times

New law prohibits sex offenders from joining volunteer fire companiesRockland County TimesThe law, which also terminates the membership of current volunteers with a history of sex offenses, allows fire chiefs to search existing public records and conduct background checks on candidates to verify their records. It is modeled after similar …

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Drug database changes under fire – Daytona Beach News-Journal

Drug database changes under fireDaytona Beach News-JournalThe ACLU is also fighting the state health department over records related to the search in the Volusia case. Kayanan contends that the program allows law enforcement to cast too broad a net by using wildcard search parameters that result in the return …and more »

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Spying effort under fire – TriValley Central

The State

Spying effort under fireTriValley CentralJames Sensenbrenner, R-Wis., said Wednesday that Congress meant only to allow seizures directly relevant to national security investigations. No one expected the government to obtain every phone record and store them in a huge database to search later.US Congress in the dark over extent of NSA spyingSouth China Morning PostAnti-NSA [...]

NSA Spying Under Fire: ‘You’ve Got a Problem’ – KSTP.com

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NSA Spying Under Fire: 'You've Got a Problem'KSTP.comIt never expected the government to snatch everybody's records and store them in a huge database to search later. As Cole explained why that was necessary, Sensenbrenner cut him off and reminded him that his surveillance authority expires in 2015.US lawmakers slam phone records surveillance as 'off the [...]

State police seize Mercer fire board records – Bluefield Daily Telegraph

State police seize Mercer fire board recordsBluefield Daily TelegraphPRINCETON — The West Virginia State Police are executing a search warrant this morning on the Mercer County Fire Board. The warrant stems from an irregularity noted by a state auditor, Prosecuting Attorney Scott Ash said. “We are getting some records …and more »

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Investigator: Former fire official falsified records – The Advocate

Investigator: Former fire official falsified recordsThe AdvocateMarchiafava retired from the state Fire Marshal's Office on March 16, four days before investigators served a subpoena for his cellphone records. “This search warrant is part of a joint investigation we're conducting with Louisiana State Police, and …

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GBI probes Columbus Fire Department; search warrants executed – WTVM

Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

GBI probes Columbus Fire Department; search warrants executedWTVM"This is public record and anytime you're dealing with public records there may be any number of motives for wanting to alter or change," said GBI special agent Wayne Smith. "I really don't want to speculate because we don't know that anyone has done …Columbus Fire & [...]

Fire districts jump hoops to comply with law, provide access to financial … – The Bridgeton News – NJ.com

Fire districts jump hoops to comply with law, provide access to financial …The Bridgeton News – NJ.comFor others that made the deadline, Internet technology has made it temporarily impossible to find the sites through Google searches, offsetting one of the bill's purposes: easy access to public information. The law aims to enhance government …

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Deadly Brazil Fire Shows Why Access to Public Records Needs to be Protected … – PR Web (press release)

PR Web (press release)

Deadly Brazil Fire Shows Why Access to Public Records Needs to be Protected …PR Web (press release)“This horrible event demonstrates exactly why access to government records is so important,” said company spokesman Josh Fraser. “How can people make an informed choice of whether to go to a bar, club, restaurant or other [...]

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