Firefighting News: Las Vegas (NV) Firefighter Recruits Suspected of Cheating on Academy Exam

More than 12 Las Vegas (NV) firefighter recruits were dismissed based on cheating accusations, and City Manager Elizabeth Fretwell says she does not believe their latest explanation for the suspicious incident, according to news reports. The former trainees are suspected of cheating on an academy exam. The incident began in February 2013, and was recently brought back into the public eye after Fretwell met with the former trainees and their attorney Adam Levine on July 10. During the meeting, the former trainees told Fretwell the proctor allowed them to take the exam as a "group test." Fire safety training officer Michael Jackson was the proctor, and is no longer employed by the...

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