"A society that does not protect its guardian angels is really sick
"in a e-mail sent to the 8,500 firefighters of Paris
, General Jean-Claude Gallet, their boss shared his anger after the death of one of his family, "the firefighter of Paris (…) is not there for the stomp ball of irrational violenceeven hate".
On September 4, Geoffroy Henry was killed at Villeneuve Saint-Georges in the Val-de-Marne due to an imbalance that he had started recording. General Gallet makes the report of aggression in his mail. As Geoffroy Henry prepared with his teammate to take the victim to the hospital, he pretended he had forgotten his life card and returned to his home. In the kitchen, the individual grabbed a knife and stabbed the two firefighters.
"weak communication between emergency actors".
According to the boss of the firefighter, the crew who needed the UAS that night did not have the necessary information about the dangerousness of the individual. He calls to "go to unique call-receiving platforms".
This is also the report from Patrick Pelloux, emergency doctor. "I agree with the revival of the general of the firefighters in Paris"he explains."We have a problem with the psychiatric emergency, psychological medical centers are overwhelmed (…) and it falls on the emergency services and the firemen".
In four years, the number of firefighters attacked during interventions has doubled in Paris and in the inner cities. 84 in 2014, 160 to 31 August 2018.