video taken of victim

Tah - posted on 10/19/2010 ( 8 moms have responded )





so you mean to tell me that this firefighter went in, took pics of this poor dead girl in that state, which i know was not pretty...and then had the gumption to send it around while out at night, like a joke.......I think he should lose his job and goodness me many other things....I know that when a person has died in a car wreck the mood from people who have seen it 100 times is less than urgent as there was a car wreck right next to my school a few months ago and we saw the crews laughing and joking while they were trying to figure a way to get to the person. I couldn't see inside the car but i'm thinking it was pretty bad because there was only one person and they were in the back and front seats working and made everyone leave the area before extractiing them, about 45 minutes later. For the family to see this, the actual video and hear their child being talked about in such a manner would be to much for me, and it is leaving the family to question what was done, even if they should not...

What should happen to the fire department and this insenitive jerkwad?

what would you do?

Should they band cell phones while responders are at work?, would they even be able to?

and whatever else you have to say...

this is disturbing

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pretty sick.. i usually and still believe in having the utmost respect for these people who put their lives on the line... now i also believe that there are idiots in every profession even those who are supposed to help and save, and protect us.. i think its a good idea to keep cells, cameras out of these emergency situations.. hopefully it can be done, and the person who did it should be reprimanded to the fullest and apologize personally to the family if they havent already

Serena - posted on 10/21/2010




I watched the family of this poor girl on CNN today. My heart just went out to them. They were told that they need to complain to anyone and everyone so they can figure out which department actually has the power to discipline this immature jerk. I was shocked at how this is legal. I think there needs to be some legal guidelines put into place.
I hope they make an example of this guy.

Kimberly - posted on 10/20/2010




That's pretty twisted. He needs to be 86'd if he got into this line of work for the sheer gore of it and to be so desensitized as to share it. He's obviously disturbed. Zero respect or compassion. Civil servants cannot have people of that caliber working for us.

Rosie - posted on 10/20/2010




in defense of their "actions" on the video, i think you would have to learn how to joke around to be able to do what they do in situations where people die like that. now, videotaping it, and that poor girl?? that's fucked up. it's happened sooooo many times before too. it makes me want to puke. this isn't the first case, and it won't be the last probably. i think he should be suspended without pay for at least 6 months. take some sensitivity courses, and tehn go back to work. banning cellphones for first responders seems like a good idea, since they already have radios. but what happens after the first responder goes home after the incident and they don't have their cellphone, and really need it? i really don't know what i would do about the cellphone situation.

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This guy needs to be fired and they need to find out who the other guy was who sent it around the bar and fire him too.
It's sad to think they would even have to consider banning cell phones from being on location with first responders because of a heartless ass.

Tah - posted on 10/20/2010




it does make me wonder, who does that, and what kind of person sends it out after they do so...there really should not have to be a law made about this, but once again, somebody with no sense or heart, shows that there has to be rules for almost everything...

C. - posted on 10/19/2010




This A-hole should definitely be fired. I don't know what I would do b/c that's one of those things where you don't really know until you're there. They should ban cell phones while they're at work. I don't really have much more to say. I'm still in shock that someone would do that!

Jodi - posted on 10/19/2010




The jerk should be fired for one, and I wouldn't be upset he got jail time or some other punishment for what he did. I doubt there are any laws against it, but maybe now there will be, I assume there was no need for a law against before this a-hole came along! The department should be sued, or the firefighter himself, for emotional trauma and whatever else they can get. That was wrong on so many levels.
I think they could try to ban cellphones, but who's going to search each fire fighter in the precious minutes after the call comes in? A lot of stations rely on volunteers who come from home or work and probably have a cell phone on them at the time, so I guess I just think it's unrealistic to try to implement.

If it were me and my daughter, wow...I don't even know what I would do first, but legal action would be taken, even if it came down to negligence of the victim and not the video itself. Wow, some people...

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