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Court blocks firing of Albany cop

Judges say loss of driver’s license insufficient reason

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Losing the right to drive in New York wasn’t grounds for city police Chief Steve Krokoff to terminate one of his patrol officers, an appeals court ruled Wednesday. Justices with the Appellate Division of state Supreme Court ruled the chief erred in firing Brian Lutz in 2011 after he had his driver’s license temporarily revoked for refusing a chemical test. Menands police found the off-duty patrolman sleeping in his sport utility vehicle parked on Interstate ...

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November 22, 2012
5:48 p.m.
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