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Firefighter Who Made Disturbing Comments About How to Kill Pit Bulls Is Demoted

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- 1951 days ago -
According to Friday's Palm Beach Post, a Torrington, Conn., firefighter who made wildly inappropriate comments about how to hurt, and kill pit bulls, has been demoted.~~~Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images


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MmAway M (519)
Friday February 14, 2014, 11:28 pm
That isn't enough punishment...Put the POS in a cage & buckshot a coming!

Past Member (0)
Saturday February 15, 2014, 12:11 am
Only demoted?? Should be sacked....and yep Mm M I agree...needs a butt full of buckshot!

Past Member (0)
Saturday February 15, 2014, 12:49 am least something.

Past Member (0)
Saturday February 15, 2014, 6:45 am
Appalling. This maggot should be fired. He's a demented sadist.

Solitary Eagle (324)
Saturday February 15, 2014, 6:55 am
Sorry to see that he wasn't fired. Thanks for posting.

paula eaton (30)
Saturday February 15, 2014, 11:11 am
Demotion is a slap on the wrist. This is a sadistic piece of garbage. Fire him and he needs to be in jail.

Lonsdale Moon (124)
Saturday February 15, 2014, 11:26 am
Something is better than nothing though this poor excuse for a human being should have been fired.

Suzan F (137)
Saturday February 15, 2014, 11:36 am
That guy showed a horrible lack of compassion & the ability to main/kill an animal. He has no business working where he could come in contact with trapped animals. He should have been fired! This is NOT good enough!

Robyn Bashaw (1)
Saturday February 15, 2014, 11:53 am
Nice to see an update on here relevant to a petition also up. A demotion is a start, but this really should be looked into further and the legal action discussed on the petition might be the right way to go about it.

Elke H (97)
Saturday February 15, 2014, 11:56 am
Demoted, that means he's still there and probably more hostile towards the poor Nany dogs.

Lynne Buckley (0)
Saturday February 15, 2014, 12:17 pm
Fired would be better, but at least they did something.

Shirley H (49)
Saturday February 15, 2014, 12:26 pm
Demoted ? I say Fire the man.

Lea Faulks (0)
Saturday February 15, 2014, 12:39 pm
Demoted! How about fired and a heavy fine? A public servant has to be held responsible for his or her actions and demoting this firefighter is not what he deserved. Pit Bulls have and continue to suffer from horrific and unjust attacks and this one from a public servant is absolutely unacceptable. Fire the guy!

Joanne D (37)
Saturday February 15, 2014, 12:56 pm
Good, not good enough.

Malgorzata Zmuda (202)
Saturday February 15, 2014, 12:58 pm
mała kara

cecily w (0)
Saturday February 15, 2014, 1:06 pm
Demoted? He should be canned.

Catriona Macfarlane (47)
Saturday February 15, 2014, 1:06 pm
Not good enough, this sadist needs to be removed from society, incarcerated, not demoted. How about they bind him with duct tape, gouge out his eyes with a screwdriver,amputate his hands and feet with a chain saw, sodomize him before holding his head down under water? Isn't that what he suggested be done to dogs?

Ruth C (87)
Saturday February 15, 2014, 1:22 pm
Give him a taste of his own medicine!

Ken O (55)
Saturday February 15, 2014, 1:25 pm
Well obviously his boss is a friend of his and won't really do anything about it. What we need to do is turn the guy in to the Police for encouraging people to torture, maim and kill dogs. There must be some kind of legal action that can be taken. What about the Animal legal defense organization? Apparently there is a whole group of these crazy people that needs to be taken care of. Anybody got any suggestions?

. (0)
Saturday February 15, 2014, 1:29 pm
What a Prince of a guy.

Shan D (49)
Saturday February 15, 2014, 1:54 pm
He is a sociopath and does not belong in civilized society. He doesn't even belong among the breathing.

Isabelle J (81)
Saturday February 15, 2014, 1:59 pm
Not good enough !

Leanne B (46)
Saturday February 15, 2014, 2:03 pm
barely a slap. How much money will he loose?

Thomas C (2)
Saturday February 15, 2014, 2:06 pm
There is an obvious attempt to protect this sociopath which suggests that there may be many skeletons in the fire department's and possibly the city government's closet that those in authority would prefer to remain hidden. This needs an outside investigative unit with subpoena powers so they can take statements under oath and find out exactly why a dangerous sociopath is allowed to be in an official position requiring exposure to women, children, animals, and the elderly which he obviously has no business being.
Terminate and investigate. The FBI should be notified immediately.

Dianne D (490)
Saturday February 15, 2014, 2:50 pm
Should be fired. What an idiot!!! Don't want him, coming to my house.

Janet R (38)
Saturday February 15, 2014, 2:50 pm
Demoted, that's it? Pathetic. We need another petition to fire the crazy nut without those fantastic firefighter benefits.

Petra M (259)
Saturday February 15, 2014, 3:32 pm
Good, not good enough...

Devon Griffiths (15)
Saturday February 15, 2014, 3:37 pm
Not good enough. For a first responder and rescuer, a minimal level of ethics - something above the level of sociopath - should be part of the job requirements. He is not competent for this work, and should be removed.

Birgit W (160)
Saturday February 15, 2014, 4:19 pm
Not good enough. Thanks for sharing.

Rhonda B (99)
Saturday February 15, 2014, 4:25 pm
He's a sick man.

Kate Kenner (215)
Saturday February 15, 2014, 4:41 pm
Well, they can not rally put him in jail as he hasn't done anything in the legal sense.Of course the scum is remorseful-he got a demotion.He isn't sorry about anything except that he got caught but they wouldn't fire hi because they don't take it seriously enough, i agree that he is a pice of dreck though and wish he had got tens something worse. Don;t you just want to do vigilante justice sometimes?

. (0)
Saturday February 15, 2014, 5:09 pm
He shouldn't have been demoted. He should have been fired. Thanks for sharing, Kelly.

Walter F (128)
Saturday February 15, 2014, 5:32 pm
What a man .He must have spawned by the devil. The sooner he joins his master the better.

Nelson Baker (0)
Saturday February 15, 2014, 5:44 pm
The SOB should have been fired. I believe with his mentality he could do harm to people.

Bette-Ann Libin (11)
Saturday February 15, 2014, 9:22 pm
Outrage doesn't begin to cut it...he has not met mine...

Past Member (0)
Sunday February 16, 2014, 2:20 am

Past Member (0)
Sunday February 16, 2014, 3:54 am
How can that be a role-model to the young?

Freya H (345)
Sunday February 16, 2014, 12:18 pm
Demotion is not enough, so let us hope this is just the first step. At least it is one in the right direction. If we keep raising hell and signing petitions, maybe that rotten blob of rancid slime will be sacked.

linda b (186)
Sunday February 16, 2014, 12:33 pm
Not good enough, he should've been sacked he's a disgrace. Thanks Kelly.

Nimue Michelle Pendragon Gaze (339)
Sunday February 16, 2014, 7:35 pm
What an arse.

Leslene Dunn (84)
Monday February 17, 2014, 2:56 am
Demoted!!!!! He should have been deported, to some other planet away from civilisation! He is a pathetic low life sob!

Syd H (0)
Monday February 17, 2014, 7:21 am
No doubt about it, the son of a bitch should be fired and his commander who thought it was OK to just demote him should also be fired.

Ondine J (134)
Monday February 17, 2014, 6:20 pm
Having read the headlines about this sociopath I rushed to comment, but everyone has pretty much said what I feel. Thanks Kelly

Sergio Padilla (65)
Tuesday February 18, 2014, 8:15 am
this man can be a danger to society, IŽd watch him....

cynthia l (207)
Tuesday February 18, 2014, 2:13 pm
Only demoted? that's disgraceful on the part of all involved

Melania P (123)
Wednesday March 12, 2014, 3:55 pm
Idiot! He should not be allowed to have any pets or children!

Debbie Crowe (87)
Monday April 28, 2014, 2:46 am
He should have been fired. Or at least suspended without pay for a long while so he could think about his ignorant actions!
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