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Utah Employment Law Letter - October 2013: EMPLOYEE MISCONDUCT: How a police officer hanged himself with a bracelet

Police officers have a tough job. They have to deal with people at their worst, and they always need to be wary of potential threats and dangers. Because of this stress and given the unique authority they possess, it’s...more

Milwaukee Common Council President Proposes Change In Way Milwaukee Police Department Chief Is Hired

Currently the City of Milwaukee Fire and Police Commission (“FPC”) hires the Chief of the Milwaukee Police Department (“MPD”). Recently, several high-profile incidents, such as the death of Derek Williams in MPD custody and...more

Lying to Doctors for Fitness for Duty Exam Can Still Get You Fired… But Only If You’re a Police Officer

Sometimes, cases that seem like a no-brainer are anything but. Just ask the Town of Stratford which finally won an appeal to the Connecticut Appellate Court. The case, Stratford v. American Federation of State, County...more

Milwaukee Fire And Police Commission To Revisit Its Decision To Rehire Fired Police Officer

At its meeting on Thursday night, December 6, 2012, the City of Milwaukee Fire and Police Commission ("FPC") announced that it would reconsider its decision to reinstate Milwaukee Police Department ("MPD") Officer Richard...more

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