Pranks, Hazing and Bullying
Date & Time
Thursday, October 10, 2019, 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Where is the line between a harmless prank and illegal hazing or bullying? All too often the question is not considered until it is too late. By then lawsuits, disciplinary actions and even criminal charges may be unavoidable. As if that was not bad enough, pranks, hazing and bullying have resulted in firefighter deaths and suicides. This session will look at recent cases of pranks, hazing, and bullying in the fire service to draw the lessons learned.