Tuesday, January 29, 2013

Testy Police Exam

From the sounds of it it would appear the Judge made the right decision here.

Judge rules to reinstate fired cop
Lieutenant fired in 2010 over conduct allegations.
By Eva Ruth Moravec - Express-News

A judge on Monday ruled in favor of a former San Antonio police officer, upholding an arbitrator's decision to reinstate him after he was accused of improper conduct on a promotional exam and fired.

Visiting Judge Martha Tanner verbally ruled in favor of Lt. Joe Salvaggio, a 23-year SAPD officer fired in 2010, and against the city's motion that an arbitrator, who had found in Salvaggio's favor, exceeded his jurisdiction.

“This is not a simple legal issue,” said Kyle Watson, a lawyer assisting City Attorney Michael Bernard on the case. “We'll be huddling up in front of the judge to get a clarification on the ruling, and we will seek a motion to reconsider.”

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