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Schenectady mayor still without next top cop

Chaires to leave job in November

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Mayor Gary McCarthy is holding fast to a residency requirement for the new police chief with less than two months remaining in Mark Chaires’ tenure and the three assistant chiefs that could replace him still living outside the city. Neither Brian Kilcullen, Patrick Leguire or Michael Seber live in Schenectady, which is a sticking point for McCarthy. The mayor said it’s important for the next police chief to show a commitment to the city through ...


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wmarincic
October 6, 2012
6:10 a.m.

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You forgot Asst. Chief Jack Falvo.... Maybe you could get someone other than hookers, gang members, drug dealers and welfare recipients from New York City to live in Schenectady if the taxes were not twice the ammount of a mortgage every month.

justapto
October 6, 2012
6:12 a.m.

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The city is going bankrupt and McCarty wants to keep all these Chief positions. Then he wants to give them all big raises.
Pay back for the PBA backing the Mayor and 'getting out the vote'????

cfield
October 6, 2012
12:24 p.m.

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They didn't forget - he didn't take the exam.

cfield
October 6, 2012
12:26 p.m.

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PBA has nothing to do with Command Staff as they are not bargaining unit members. If the Chiefs and Asst. Chiefs do not live in the City, they cannot vote in the elections.

justapto
October 6, 2012
6:37 p.m.

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It is not about the Chiefs or PBA members living in the city. They get their family members, friends, acquaintenances who are city residents to vote the party line. Then the payback.

cfield
October 9, 2012
9:41 a.m.

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justapo - Point taken

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