Police Chief Loses Job For Conduct In Wake Of Officers’ Accident

Donald Perryman was the Police Chief of the Village of Saranac Lake, New York. When Perryman was fired for misconduct and incompetence, he challenged his termination on the grounds that there was no “substantial evidence” supporting the Village’s termination decision. An appeals court found otherwise, and upheld Perryman’s termination. As the Court summarized the evidence, […]