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Menlo Park may keep binding arbitration for police misconduct cases

Original post made on Aug 13, 2013

A proposed contract with the police sergeants union eases Menlo Park's retirement obligations for new employees. But the more some things change, the more they stay the same: The city opted to keep binding arbitration for police misconduct cases.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Tuesday, August 13, 2013, 8:12 AM

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Posted by Good move
a resident of Atherton: other
on Aug 13, 2013 at 1:26 pm

Atherton could learn from this sensible move to curtail police pension costs and make police more accountable for misconduct.

But it won't.


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Posted by Gov't out of control
a resident of Menlo Park: other
on Aug 14, 2013 at 2:21 pm

$188K??? $188K???????? Holy Cow! That's a lot of money.

He wasn't even out a year. Holy Cow! Stop studying that material science kids, and just work for the government. Being a cop isn't easy, but holy cow, that's a lot of money, particularly for a cop who has admitted to a crime.


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