Brian Beckmann

(Source: Miami-Dade Fire Rescue) Capt. Brian Beckmann

Demoted Miami-Dade Firefighter Wins Appeal, Regains Captain Rank

An arbitrator has concluded a Miami-Dade Fire Rescue employee demoted over a Facebook post should be restored to his previous rank of captain.


(Source: Miami-Dade Fire Rescue) Capt. Brian Beckmann

No Apology From Miami-Dade Firefighter For Facebook Diatribe

A former Miami-Dade Fire-Rescue captain, demoted for a seemingly racist rant posted on his Facebook page, offered no apology Tuesday as he and the firefighters’ union appealed his punishment.


(Source: Miami-Dade Fire Rescue) Capt. Brian Beckmann

Miami-Dade Fire Captain Demoted Over Trayvon Martin Post Fights For Old Job

A Miami-Dade Fire captain who was demoted after he made controversial comments about the Trayvon Martin case last year began pleading his case before an arbitrator Monday.


(Source: Miami-Dade Fire Rescue) Capt. Brian Beckmann

Miami-Dade Fire Capt. Demoted For Controversial Facebook Rant

A Miami-Dade fire captain, under fire for his controversial Facebook comments in the Trayvon Martin case has been demoted.


One of the signs held up during a protest outside of Miami-Dade Fire Department Headquarters in Doral in connection with the investigation into Capt. Brian Beckmann who is under fire for controversial comments posted on his Facebook page about the Travyon Martin case. (CBS4)

Protesters: Racially Charged Firefighter Rant Investigation Moving Too Slow

Dozens of concerned citizens took part in a protest Wednesday in connection with controversial comments made by a Miami-Dade Fire Department Captain in the Trayvon Martin case.