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Local impact unclear amid firefighter certification controversy – The Daily Nonpareil

Local impact unclear amid firefighter certification controversy – The Daily Nonpareil

The Daily NonpareilLocal impact unclear amid firefighter certification controversyThe Daily NonpareilMore than 1,700 firefighters and emergency responders in Iowa were improperly issued credentials during a four-year span, according to findings that led to criminal charges against the former State Fire Marshal Division’s Fire Services Training Bureau …Northwest Iowa fire chiefs react to state firefighter testing scandalSioux City JournalComplaint: Man ‘assigned random scores’ to tamper firefighter testsDesMoinesRegister.comMan charged for improper firefighter test scoresFairfield LedgerFirehouse.com (press release) (registration) (blog) -KSCJall 8 news articles »

Northwest Iowa fire chiefs react to state firefighter testing scandal – Sioux City Journal

Northwest Iowa fire chiefs react to state firefighter testing scandal – Sioux City Journal

Sioux City JournalNorthwest Iowa fire chiefs react to state firefighter testing scandalSioux City JournalAuthorities revealed this week that more than 1,700 Iowa firefighters and emergency responders were granted state certifications from Iowa’s fire academy between 2012 and 2016, despite failing exams. That number was about one-fourth of the …Complaint: Man ‘assigned random scores’ to tamper firefighter testsDesMoinesRegister.comMan charged for improper firefighter test scoresFairfield LedgerInvestigation: 1700 IA Firefighters Issued Improper CertificationsFirehouse.com (press release) (registration) (blog)KSCJall 7 news articles »

Hamilton firefighter indicted on charges of theft, forgery – WCPO

Hamilton firefighter indicted on charges of theft, forgery – WCPO

WCPOHamilton firefighter indicted on charges of theft, forgeryWCPOHAMILTON, Ohio — A Butler County grand jury indicted a Hamilton firefighter on charges of forgery and theft Thursday. Anthony Houston was charged with four felony counts of forgery and one felony count of theft, according to Hamilton police. Police …Hamilton firefighter indicted on felony forgery, theft chargesWDTNall 2 news articles »

Arraignment set for former Naperville firefighter from Elgin – Chicago Tribune

Arraignment set for former Naperville firefighter from Elgin – Chicago Tribune

Chicago TribuneArraignment set for former Naperville firefighter from ElginChicago TribuneAn Elgin man’s two-decade career as a Naperville firefighter ended in December, nearly two months after his arrest on child pornography charges, according a city spokesman. Louis Digrazia IV, 47, “separated from employment" with the city Dec. 9 …and more »

Danielson: Firefighter testing scandal could have big impact – Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier

Danielson: Firefighter testing scandal could have big impact – Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier

Waterloo Cedar Falls CourierDanielson: Firefighter testing scandal could have big impactWaterloo Cedar Falls CourierHundreds of firefighters will be forced to retake certification tests that many were told they had passed long ago while others will suffer from questions about their qualifications, firefighters said. Some volunteers may decide to quit rather than …Hundreds of Iowa firefighters receive inaccurate certificationsKWQC-TV6all 10 news articles »