| | Advanced Search

 

Horowitz: News Literacy: An Essential Skill in the Age of the Internet—Horowitz: News Literacy: An Essential Skill in the…

Massachusetts Gas Prices Down Five Cents—Massachusetts gasoline prices have dropped five cents from…

Angiulo: Non-Violent Drug Offenders May See Federal Prison Stays Shortened—Angiulo: Non-Violent Drug Offenders May See Federal Prison…

Smart Benefits: Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute Fee Due July 31—The Affordable Care Act created the Patient-Centered Outcomes…

Harvard Baseball’s Martin Dominates All-Star Skills Competition—Harvard Baseball's Martin Dominates All-Star Skills Competition

College Admissions: 6 Ways To Ace The College Interview—It can really make a difference...

Worcester State University to Present Faculty Art Exhibit—Worcester State University will present the 2014 Faculty…

What Central Massachusettsans Used to Do in the Summer—GoLocalWorcester has has compiled a list of nostalgic…

Monfredo: Worcester East Middle Library Transformed into Something Special—Monfredo: Worcester East Middle Library Transformed into Something…

MA Gas Tax Opponents Launch Video Campaign—MA Gas Tax Opponents Launch Video Campaign

 
 

Leominster Officer Suspended for Racial Slur Against Carl Crawford

Wednesday, July 18, 2012

 

Leominster police officer, John Perreault, has been suspended with pay after a racial slur made to Red Sox player, Carl Crawford.

There will be a hearing next week telling whether or not Perreault will face additional punishment. Any suspension beyond five days requires a hearing, according to civil service regulations. According to local officials, all options are on the table, up to and including termination from the department.

Perreault, who had been an officer for 13 years reportedly made the comment to the Sox outfielder during a minor-league game between the Double-A Red Sox affiliate Portland Sea Dogs and the Toronto Blue Jays' affiliate Fisher Cats in New Hampshire on July 5th, according to Leominster officials.

The announcement by Leominster Mayor Dean J. Mazzarella and Police Chief Robert Healey was made in a press conference Wednesday morning at the Office of Emergency Management.

Perreault was transferred to the Leominster Police Department two years ago.

According to Crawford, a fan during the game called him a "Monday," a racial slur against African American.

 

Related Articles

 

Enjoy this post? Share it with others.

You Must be Logged In to Comment

Tracker Pixel for Entry