Cannon of Police Ethics Article X. The Appellant, William Leeman
isappealing the decision of the City to suspend him for ten (10) days for the same allegedviolations as Pagliuca.The appeals were timely filed with the Civil Service Commission (hereinafter
on December 17, 2012. A full hearing on the consolidated appeals was held onMarch 20, 2013 and March 21, 2013 at the offices of the Commission. As no written notice wasreceived from either party, the hearing was declared private. Two (2) compact discs were madeof the hearing. All witnesses were sequestered. Both parties submitted post-hearing briefs in theform of proposed decisions.
FINDINGS OF FACT:
Based upon the twenty-five (25) documents entered into evidence and the testimony of thefollowing witnesses:
For the Appointing Authority
Sergeant Daniel Cena, West Newbury Police Department;
Chief Alan DeNaro, Haverhill Police Department;
Officer Adam White, Merrimac Police Department
Medic Erin Fortin, Trinity EMS Inc.
Medic Carl Rizzo, Trinity EMS Inc.
Sergeant Harry Miller, Haverhill Police Department
Deputy Chief Donald Thompson
For the Appellant
Lieutenant Lee Mimms, Haverhill Fire Department
Officer Christopher Pagliuca, Appellant
Lieutenant William Leeman, Appellant
Charles Noyes, Retired Lieutenant Colonel, Massachusetts State PoliceI make the following findings of facts:1.
Christopher Pagliuca is a patrolman with the Haverhill Police Department. He has beenso employed for the past eight years. Prior to being employed with the Haverhill Police