City of Methuen To Lay Off Nearly Half of Police Department

The City of Methuen has recently handed out 28 pink slips to their Police Department. The significance of this is the impact it will have to their 64 member patrol force. Laying off nearly half of their Police Department is a ludicrous solution to their budget issue, and I for one would be curious if they are handing out a similiar number for the other Municipal departments and the School Department or if there is a prop 2 1/2 override being sought?

Attorney Ronald A. Sellon

About Attorney Ronald A. Sellon

Ronald A. Sellon is a licensed Attorney in the state of Massachusetts and U.S. District Court, Massachusetts as well as a Sergeant with a Municipal Police Department and U.S. military Veteran. Additionally, he has taught Criminal Procedure at the Massachusetts State Police Academy in New Braintree and has written a text on Criminal Procedure for police field training officer programs. He is a graduate of the FBI National Academy, was a 2008 recipient of the Massachusetts Coalition of Police (Mass C.O.P.) Presidents award and holds a Bachelors Degree in Law Enforcement, a Masters Degree in Criminal Justice Administration, and a Juris Doctor Law Degree. Questions related to content material may be directed to RSellon@PoliceLegalPromotions.com
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