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Saturday, February 8, 2014

Criminal Justice Quote: Hard-Nosed Cop Cuffs Firefighter

 A southern California firefighter ended up in handcuffs on February 5, 2014 when he disagreed with a highway patrol officer on where to park a fire engine. The California Highway Patrol detained engineer Jacob Gregoire of the Chula Vista Fire Department for 30 minutes after he refused to move an engine partially blocking a lane….It was there to help protect ambulance crews treating people injured in a rollover accident on Interstate 805. The same officer asked firefighters with two other engines at the accident to leave the scene. They complied with the request….

Ed Payne, "California Highway Patrol Officer Cuffs Firefighter For Refusing to Move Engine," CNN February 6, 2014

     

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