Reinstatement of Officer Schoen sets dangerous precedent

December 5, 2012   // 0 Comments

  Statement of Common Council President Willie L. Hines, Jr.: I am deeply troubled by the Fire and Police Commission's inexplicable decision Monday to reinstate the employment of Police Officer Richard Schoen, who was fired by Chief Edward Flynn following an excessive force case. I thought Chief Flynn's response was appropriate and that the officer's actions warranted termination. Chief Fl...

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