Suspended or not? | AspenTimes.com
YOUR AD HERE »

Suspended or not?

Dear Editor:

I learned recently that the chief of police, who is on suspension pending an investigation, is still driving his city-owned police vehicle around town looking for an attorney to represent him. Why is he still driving his city vehicle, which is for official use only, for his own private business? It seems like with him getting paid and with free use of a city vehicle, the only thing he is not doing is actually working. Is this man under suspension or not? If he is suspended, then the city-owned car should be parked at the police department, not roving around all over town being used for private purposes, at the expense of the taxpayers of the city. Do you think that he fills the tank with his own money at the local pump?

It seems to me that there should be something in the personnel rules and regulations against using city owned property for private use.

Jim Weber

Denver


Support Local Journalism

Support Local Journalism

Readers around Aspen and Snowmass Village make the Aspen Times’ work possible. Your financial contribution supports our efforts to deliver quality, locally relevant journalism.

Now more than ever, your support is critical to help us keep our community informed about the evolving coronavirus pandemic and the impact it is having locally. Every contribution, however large or small, will make a difference.

Each donation will be used exclusively for the development and creation of increased news coverage.

For tax deductible donations, click here.
 

Start a dialogue, stay on topic and be civil.
If you don't follow the rules, your comment may be deleted.

User Legend: iconModerator iconTrusted User


News

Grizzly Creek Fire frazzles the nerves of evacuees

|

Three longtime residents of the lower Roaring Fork Valley talk about the sinking feeling that built Monday and Tuesday as the Grizzly Creek Fire grew. They are hoping the threat to their neighborhoods has passed.



See more