Posts Tagged Reprimands


Questions raised about DuPage sheriff’s Promotions, Demotions

This does not surprise me in the least. I observed this firsthand and it is pathetic. Disciplinary actions appear lighter for deputies who contributed or helped Zaruba’s campaigns In 2006, Deputy Tim Connell did something unthinkable to many of his peers: He ran against his boss. The veteran detective was demoted to road deputy — he claimed it was retaliation — but he stayed in the race and took a required unpaid leave of absence. He lost and returned for his old patrol job only to discover DuPage County Sheriff John Zaruba had other plans. A detective who had solved cases ranging from rape to murder, he was ordered …Read more […..]

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Dallas Cops Disciplined Over Vehicle Pursuit

By Tanya Eiserer The Dallas Morning News More than a dozen Dallas police officers, including a supervisor, have been disciplined over a lengthy May 2009 high-speed chase of carjacking suspects during rush-hour traffic. Punishments range from two five-day suspensions to the recommendation that two officers be demoted and minor discipline such as written counseling. An internal investigation earlier concluded that numerous officers violated the department’s pursuit or emergency driving policies while heading to the chase, while actively involved in it, or while following it. Those violations included barreling …Read more […..]

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