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    Haha Lord knows I (W/M) would not receive such treatment if I withdrew.

    Must feel nice to be a commodity Goodluck in your future endeavors, HopefulFFgal
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    Quote Originally Posted by FDNYPD View Post
    Haha Lord knows I (W/M) would not receive such treatment if I withdrew.

    Must feel nice to be a commodity Goodluck in your future endeavors, HopefulFFgal
    I THOUGHT YOU CLAIMED TO BE BLACK? ANYHOW


    YESTERDAY THE SECOND CIRCUIT COURT OF APPEALS SEEMED TO THINK JUDGE GARAUFIS OVER STEPPED HIS BOUNDS IN ANOTHER CONTROVERSIAL CASE AND OVERTURNED HIS RULING.


    Court order to find homes for mentally ill adults tossed out by appeals judges

    The state won’t have to comply with a court order to find apartments and small group homes for thousands of mentally ill adults being “warehoused” in large adult homes in the city.
    Brooklyn Federal Court Judge Nicholas Garaufis demanded the drastic remedy in a case brought nine years ago by a group called Disability Advocates.

    But in decision issued Friday, the U.S. Second Circuit Court of Appeals threw the entire case out, declaring that the group lacked constitutional standing to sue.


    Only briefly in its 20-page ruling did the appellate panel address Garaufis’ proposed fix, saying it had concerns with its scope.


    “If this controversy continues, and if the renewed litigation reaches the remedial phase, the parties and the District Court will have another opportunity to consider an appropriate remedy,” wrote Judge Jose Cabranas.


    Disability Advocates sought relief on behalf of 4,300 mentally disabled adult home residents who live in New York City under the Americans with Disabilities Act.

    It was joined at one point by the federal government, which had standing to sue.

    But Cabranas said the feds intervened too late to fix the problem.

    “We’re disappointed,” said Disability Advocates executive director Carl Zucker, adding he might refile using a class-action lawsuit.

    “We are going to continue to advocate for justice for adult home residents,” he said.



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    Quote Originally Posted by GIMMEFIRE600 View Post
    I THOUGHT YOU CLAIMED TO BE BLACK?
    Didn't say that.

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    Quote Originally Posted by GIMMEFIRE600 View Post
    I THOUGHT YOU CLAIMED TO BE BLACK? ANYHOW
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    Didn't say that.

    I thought that too, but you're right you didn't. I just checked back in the 6019 thread. It seemed like you might have been for a good while. But then you clarified that you weren't. About half way down the page http://www.firehouse.com/forums/show...t=#post1286042

    But the question still remains as to why you would post something that reads like this after the things you said in the other thread? They completely contradict each other:

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    Must feel nice to be a commodity Goodluck in your future endeavors, HopefulFFgal

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    I was using devil's advocate to try and get the opinion of other members. Being the newbie on a forum, you're often told to "Read and search." I wanted fresh opinions, not realizing the wounds in which I poured salt. Bad idea. After more investigation, I learned that minorites were screwed out of a job because lazy minorites got the test thrown out. Sweet Jesus what an injustice.

    Either way, I'm the majority who has to fight harder in this day and age.

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    After the protest period is over, the Test Validation Board (TVB) reviews all protests. The TVB is empowered by Section 50-A of the New York State Civil Service Law, to change key answers, allow duplicate or multiple answers, or delete items from the test. After all protests are reviewed, the TVB prepares a report detailing its findings. After the eligible list has been established, all candidates who submitted protests will be called in to read the TVB Reports. The determinations made by the TVB are binding. Therefore, no further changes will be entertained.

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    great to see another one of this judges rulings was over turned. Maybe the appeals court will see a pattern developing with this judge.

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    http://public.leginfo.state.ny.us/LAWSSEAF.cgi?QUERYTYPE=LAWS+&Q UERYDATA=$$CVS50-A $ $@TXCVS050-A+&LIST=LAW+&BROWSER=BROWSER+& TOKEN=14910452+&TARGET=VIEW

    Backspace where it saids A $ $ its not letting me put it all together for some reason.
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    Default easy test

    I found that the test was very easy. Then again i have taken many test like this in the past. The test are much harder when you apply to a fire rescue dept. You have to take a fire and medical written exam and a medical practical. Talk about a hard test. FDNY should offer extra points to applicants that have experience on the field like myself.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Lfrang View Post
    I found that the test was very easy. Then again i have taken many test like this in the past. The test are much harder when you apply to a fire rescue dept. You have to take a fire and medical written exam and a medical practical. Talk about a hard test. FDNY should offer extra points to applicants that have experience on the field like myself.
    The application process is supposed to be equal for everyone, no one gets any points extra because they have experience...

    There is no doubt that there are guys out there that come from a fire department background so if those guys make it in and are working with others with no experience, I'm sure they'd be willing to help out there fellow brothers and bring them up a level, not separate for there own gain...

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    I understand where your coming from. Its very different over here in florida. Majority of fire dept. Require you to put yourself through school. (fire academy, EMT, and medic School) once your certified in everything then they will accept your application and start you up with the process.

    For instance city of miami lets anyone apply. They put through one civilian class, which is just the average person with no certs. And a certified class, which is your normal firefighter/medic. But for every cert you have you recieve more points. Im guessing it separates those who want bad enough that they will pay there own way. and its benficial to the dept. it saves them money. It accomidates both ends.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Lfrang View Post
    I understand where your coming from. Its very different over here in florida. Majority of fire dept. Require you to put yourself through school. (fire academy, EMT, and medic School) once your certified in everything then they will accept your application and start you up with the process.

    For instance city of miami lets anyone apply. They put through one civilian class, which is just the average person with no certs. And a certified class, which is your normal firefighter/medic. But for every cert you have you recieve more points. Im guessing it separates those who want bad enough that they will pay there own way. and its benficial to the dept. it saves them money. It accomidates both ends.
    Understood

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    After lurking here for a couple months I can now post! Lfrang, do those bigger cities in florida still make you go through their fire academy? I know for the bigger cites around me, they prefer you do things "their" way and believe that the departamental training will always trump from what ever you have learned in some community college or where ever you may have got your previous certifications so they dont require certifications since they will teach you anyway. At least that's from what my instructors at my community college told me.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Lfrang View Post
    I found that the test was very easy. Then again i have taken many test like this in the past. The test are much harder when you apply to a fire rescue dept. You have to take a fire and medical written exam and a medical practical. Talk about a hard test. FDNY should offer extra points to applicants that have experience on the field like myself.
    Why? Whatever experience you have the FDNY is sure to do things different. So you know how to put in an IV and how to advance a line. You don't do things the way they want you to according to FDNY protocols so you have to go through the same training as everyone else, you'll just have a leg up for most of training. If anything FDNY might prefer a candidate knows nothing so they can mold them into what the department wants not what the State of Florida and Largo Fire Dept. wanted you to be. They don't want a bunch of guys giving the old "Well in my old department we did it this way and it worked just fine..." No one at the Rock cares how its done anywhere else.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mr. ohio state View Post
    After lurking here for a couple months I can now post! Lfrang, do those bigger cities in florida still make you go through their fire academy? I know for the bigger cites around me, they prefer you do things "their" way and believe that the departamental training will always trump from what ever you have learned in some community college or where ever you may have got your previous certifications so they dont require certifications since they will teach you anyway. At least that's from what my instructors at my community college told me.
    I believe in Florida the only cities with their own academy are Orlando and Miami, but there could be 1 or 2 more.

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    THIS QUESTION IS FOR THE GUYS WHO TOOK THE 6019 EXAM.

    Didn't you guys find some of these questions on this current exam to be a little bit more tricky compared to the questions in the 6019 exam?

    If so don't you find it kind of odd that you feel this way?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Desire4theJob View Post
    They don't want a bunch of guys giving the old "Well in my old department we did it this way and it worked just fine..." No one at the Rock cares how its done anywhere else.
    Quoted for Truth. I was trying to figure out how to put it but you nailed it

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    Default No extra points.Have a chance ?

    Do I even have a chance to get in with FDNY with no extra points being added to my score ?
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    Quote Originally Posted by FDNYPD View Post
    Quoted for Truth. I was trying to figure out how to put it but you nailed it
    Thanks. Not trying to be a ***** or anything but thats the way it is. If you have the experience then you are lucky and you should breeze through most of the academy, thats the closest you will get to having an advantage because of past training.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Desire4theJob View Post
    Why? Whatever experience you have the FDNY is sure to do things different. So you know how to put in an IV and how to advance a line. You don't do things the way they want you to according to FDNY protocols so you have to go through the same training as everyone else, you'll just have a leg up for most of training. If anything FDNY might prefer a candidate knows nothing so they can mold them into what the department wants not what the State of Florida and Largo Fire Dept. wanted you to be. They don't want a bunch of guys giving the old "Well in my old department we did it this way and it worked just fine..." No one at the Rock cares how its done anywhere else.
    no two department do things the same. I dont know if your hired or not. But every paid department in florida that hires you with certs puts you through protocol training. I have been through 2 depts in my career and never had a problem adapting. This isnt a job boys its a way of life. i have been through more fires than most of the applicants for fdny and experience is experience. no body could take that away from you im sorry. Just so you know protrocol training and learning the fundenmentals are two different animals.

    oh and in florida we have several fire academies. we have one in the keys, one miami dade, one in coral springs, one in broward, every county has at least one or two

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