WHAT A SAD DEAL!
Former Police Officer To Enter Family Violence Education Program
The Hartford Courant
By LARRY SMITH And STEVEN GOODE
June 20, 2007
...The woman was notified of Adams' application for the program, but she was not present in the courtroom today. Assistant State's Attorney Keith DuBoff said he contacted the victim as late as Monday about whether she objected to the application and she did not call him back... Under the pre-trial diversionary program, if a defendant successfully completes the program, the charges are dismissed... On January 19, the board of mediation and arbitration in the state Department of Labor ruled in Adams' favor and ordered that he be reinstated to his job... In its decision, the three-person arbitration panel said that Adams conduct was inappropriate for a sworn police officer and merited discipline but not his dismissal...