Spalding County (GA) Firefighter Fired for Taking Video of Crash Victim

Spalding County (GA) Firefighter Terrence Reid was fired Thursday for allegedly taking video of a car crash victim, Dayna Kempson Schacht, and sharing it at a bar, according to a CBS news report. The county accused Reid of taking cell phone video of Schacht, a 23-year-old mother of two, after she was involved in a fatal crash on July 17. Reid allegedly shared the video with firefighters; an unknown firefighter later took the video to a bar, where he texted it to other patrons. The video then spread, and worked its way to the victim’s parents.

Read more HERE. Our fire service legal panel discusses privacy issues such firefighters as taking photos and videos at fire scenes and incidents HERE.

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