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November 29, 2007

Neb. officer claims weight led to firing

By Kevin Cole and Jennifer Palmer
Omaha World-Herald Staff Writer
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BELLEVUE, Neb. — A Bellevue police officer has been fired after being accused of being not physically fit enough to perform his duties, an attorney for the officer said.

Officer Chris Parent was terminated effective Wednesday, said Steve Delaney, one of Parent's attorneys.

Full story: Neb. officer claims weight led to firing

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