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EAST GREENWICH â€” Itâ€™s not about discipline. Itâ€™s about common sense and representing the East Greenwich Fire District.
That was the message Board of Fire Commissioners Chairman Douglas Axelsen and Deputy Chief Russell McGillivray hope to send with the districtâ€™s new Code of Ethics, composed by McGillivray as part of the districtâ€™s Standard Operating Guide that governs firefightersâ€™ behavior. The new code was adopted unanimously by the board last Thursday.
The code, they said, covers issues such as off-duty behavior and social media policies, and how to handle policy violations they witness.
For more on the story, check out the Dec. 22 edition of the East Greenwich Pendulum.