Council VP: Paperwork issues led to Liberty officer's firing

Aug 12, 2012 Full story: Palladium-Item

The termination of a 14-year veteran of the Liberty Police Department occurred after a public complaint about his handling of an arrest in March.

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cha ching

Liberty, IN

#1 Aug 14, 2012
if i were the parents of that child i would sue the town of liberty, Russ, the sheriffs dept. that is called filing a false report, defamation of character,slander. why do you think they fired him? they are hoping this goes away quietly.
lets get it right

Connersville, IN

#2 Aug 14, 2012
ha ha ha
goforit

Liberty, IN

#3 Aug 14, 2012
lets get it right wrote:
ha ha ha
and your point???
Tommy

Palmyra, IN

#4 Aug 14, 2012
cha ching wrote:
if i were the parents of that child i would sue the town of liberty, Russ, the sheriffs dept. that is called filing a false report, defamation of character,slander. why do you think they fired him? they are hoping this goes away quietly.
He was fired because the prosecutor said he would not take anymore cases Russ was involved in. That means Russ can no longer be a police officer.
UC Resident

Connersville, IN

#5 Aug 14, 2012
cha ching wrote:
if i were the parents of that child i would sue the town of liberty, Russ, the sheriffs dept. that is called filing a false report, defamation of character,slander. why do you think they fired him? they are hoping this goes away quietly.
Russ did not work for the sheriff's department. He worked for the city police department.

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