Firefighter Was Not Forced To Resign

Joe Colon was a firefighter with the City of Lorain, Ohio. When confronted with allegations of sick leave abuse that could be considered what Ohio’s criminal laws call “theft in office,” Colon met with representatives from Local 267 of the International Association of Fire Fighters. Colon then offered to resign his employment with the Department. […]

Officer Who Resigned Job To Work In Iraq Has No Right To Former Job

Peter Barton was a detective sergeant with the City of Bristol, Connecticut. On July 28, 2004, Barton requested a military leave of absence from the Department so that he could work for DynCorp, a private company that contracts with the United States Department of State to recruit, select, equip and deploy police officers for overseas […]