November 07, 2011
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Court upholds DC chief's demotion authority

Recently, demoted employees were reinstated and awarded back pay

By Jeffrey Anderson
The Washington Times

WASHINGTON — Metropolitan Police Chief Cathy L. Lanier has the power to demote high-ranking officials without cause or due-process rights such as notice and a hearing, according to the District of Columbia Court of Appeals.

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