Permanently terminate the employment of Derek Fierro
  • Petitioned Chicago Public School System

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Chicago Public School System

Permanently terminate the employment of Derek Fierro

    1. Mandi G
    2. Petition by

      Mandi G

      Chicago, IL

On August 10, Derek Fierro admitted to Chicago police that he "punched his dog to death because it refused to get into a bathtub". He was then charged with aggravated cruelty to animals.,0,6287266.story

Derek is is a teacher at Eugene Field Elementary School in the 7000 block of North Ashland Avenue. If you feel like someone that is capable of beating his pet dog to death should not be allowed to teach children, then please take a moment to sign this petition.

Also please take a moment to forward this petition to your friends, post it on your Facebook and Twitter and spread the word so that the Chicago Public Schools will understand the severity of this incident and permanently terminate any employment of Derek Fierro.

Recent signatures


    1. Reached 3,000 signatures


    Reasons for signing

    • Jessica Lew CHICAGO, IL
      • over 1 year ago

      Cruelty to animals can definitely translate to cruelty to people. I would not trust him being responsible for children on a daily basis.

    • Ashley Briscoe PORTLAND, OR
      • almost 2 years ago

      this is not someone who should work with children

    • Heather Peagler CHICAGO, IL
      • almost 2 years ago

      I am a school social worker that works at a nearby school and this is just way too close to home for me to ignore. It is very disturbing and I think highlights to some major character defects that are warning signs we as adults can not ignore. He to me poses as a huge risk to the children he is entrusted to mentor and educate and this incident reflects that he is incapable of doing such.

    • Mick Conway LA GRANGE PARK, IL
      • almost 2 years ago

      That guy has no place around children.

    • Ryan Silver NASHVILLE, TN
      • almost 2 years ago

      it's humane!


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