Skip to comments.OUTRAGE: Georgia Police Chief Suspended Without Pay Just for Visiting Sheriff Joe Arpaio
Posted on 09/12/2013 7:15:57 PM PDT by montag813
Above: Sheriff Joe Arpaio and Chief Doug Jordan meet in Phoenix.
The Grantville, Georgia Police Chief has been suspended for a week - without pay - merely for visiting Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio during his vacation.
Chief Doug Jordan and his wife planned a recent trip to Arizona to celebrate their wedding anniversary. They had honeymooned there 31 years ago. They paid for the trip and its expenses themselves.
While there, Jordan thought it would be a great idea to see if he could meet with Arpaio. He was honored when Arpaio agreed to do so.
I meet with people from all over the country, said Arpaio. I have an open door policy, and he wanted to see me along with his lovely wife. He wanted to pick my brain and was hoping to go back to his home and fight the drug problems there. Arpaio was a DEA official for 25 years in Argentina, Turkey, Mexico and Arizona; and 20 years fighting Mexican cartels as Maricopa Sheriff, so he knows a thing or two about fighting crime.
Following their meeting, Jordan expressed his hopes to establish Grantvilles own drug team. He also expressed interest in having some of his officers travel to Arizona for training.
But as news of this meeting became known, back in Georgia, some creeps started stirring.
During his comments at the next council meeting, Council member Johnny Cooks shared his lack of support for Jordans actions and plans:
After a closed personnel session at Mondays Grantville City Council meeting, Jordan was suspended for a calendar week without pay for violating the city managers policy of reporting anything that is not routine. The city council voted 2-1 to suspend Jordan.
The two cowardly Councilmen who voted to suspend this great public servant were Mr. Cooks (EMAIL) and Mr. Barham Lundy (EMAIL). Feel free to email them to let them know you don't approve of their cowardly vote against Chief Jordan (keep it G-rated).
Grantville Mayor Jim Sells (Email), who was on vacation and not at the council meeting, said later that he's appalled at the action, and fully supports the police chief.
"I am appalled at the council's decision to suspend our police chief without pay," the mayor said in a statement. The mayor vowed to try and restore Jordan's pay at the next full council meeting.
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The fascists require that ALL comply with their desires.
Do police officers normally wear their uniforms on vacation?
Grantville is south and west of Atlanta. It apparently is still close enough to have the liberal tinge all over it
The city councilman ain’t gots no bidness doin’ dis.
“Johnny Cooks”....I’m getting a mental picture......
I wonder what the political affiliation and minority status of the council members are?
The Men Who Shot Liberty UnBalanced
It is a 2-decades old tradition for sheriffs and chiefs of police to meet with Sheriff Joe and take their photos with him in uniform. The mayor of this town said he had no problem with it, and is going to re-convene the council next week to reinstate Jordan's pay (the council voted 2-1 to suspend him while the mayor and another member were also on vacation).
No free association any more.
“Jordan was suspended for a calendar week without pay for violating the city managers policy of reporting anything that is not routine.”
This applies to employees that ar4e on vacation? So the council members report to the city manager when they DUI or hit up a prostitute? Oh wait...anything that is NOT routine.
What does Johnny cook? Meth?
So when he has the runs does he have to report that as well?
That is unbelievable
Apparently the politicos are not about actual Law Enforcement.
just goes to show how the fascists work , even in GA
Wearing the uniform makes it less defensible.
answers my question, no doubt he got a message off higher ups on the left.
The chief posted some goo dinfo on what went down, on Facebook:
The city manger was trying to protect the chief from the two counilbozos until the Mayor could get back.
Haters gotta hate...
got that right, it goes to show that those who shout tolerance are the most intolerant.
Every day we see citizens “dealing” with unrepresentative public officials. It is time for many of us, in this case the citizens of Grantville, Georgia to be heard.
The Nazi Democrats never stop.
Whatever happened to freedom of association? He visited someone on his own time. This won’t stand, and the city will lose money over it
R E C A L L
Yes, this may turn out to be an opportunity, rather than a blow to freedom.
We’ll see how the town people see themselves, as subjects or citizens.
I cannot help but think Obama and Holder are behind this.Both are trying to make Joe’s life and enforcement of immigration laws a living hell for him and staff..and await any opportunity to harass,imtimadate the good Sheriff Arpaio..Here is an update...
Sheriiff Joe Arpaio visit from Georgia Police Chief Doug Jordan receiving support
GRANTVILLE, GA - A western Georgia police chief who visited Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio and was suspended because city officials said the meeting was unauthorized has received local and national support.
“Whatever happened to freedom of association?”
In the Idiocracy we live in today, that rule no longer applies.
EVERYTHING must go trough the filter of Political Correctness, as defined by the Democratic Party/MediaMatters/DailyKos, and the Gay + Lesbian Journalists Association.
Now, get back to your grind, prole.
Man, that picture answered all of the questions I had.
Just how many illegal alien invaders from Mexico currently sponge off of the taxpayers in Grantville, Georgia?
Just sent them both an email.
Wearing the uniform makes it less defensible.
Meanwhile, in Seattle, libs are irate - and mayoral candidates are pandering to them - that a Chick-Fil-A restaurant has applied for a permit to build a restaurant in North Seattle. Apparently - according to the views of these people - the Chick-Fil-A’s founder’s opposition to gay marriage renders him unfit to operate a business in Seattle. But these people all voted for Obama, at a time when HE claimed to oppose gay marriage. Of course, they knew he was lying. Better a lying president than an honest Christian.
Wasn’t it some county in Georgia that when a new, black police chief took office, one of his first actions was to fore all the white LEO and station armed officers on the roof of the building merely to humiliate them? How DO racist blacks get away wth these blatantly, in-your-face racist actions, while a white person gets fired for using the word “niggardly” perfectly in context? I suppose it’s the same way the media launches a national serxhing of the souls of whites for crimes which never happened (false rape accusations by black women against white males), while ignoring the average 100 rapes per day by black men upon white women (includinf very elderly white women). No soul searching necessary for that crime epidemic, not even any acknowledgement of it in the national media as events which are related in a big picture.
Does your mental picture look anything like this?
Is this the same councilman who steadfastly refuses to use his last name of Ucker. Such is the pity.
He should be suspended for wearing the uniform which makes it an official visit. Same thing in the military. You don’t wear your uniform for political rallies and other things. Hopefully he does not get the money back since he did not work that week. Next time he wants to visit Arpaio then do so in civilian clothes. I would have voted for the suspension. I would NOT have voted for the suspension had he gone in civilian clothes.
For a photo-op with one of the greats, yes.
If he is meeting another important official and wants to have photos taken, they do
Johnny Cooks Ucker?
I see what you did there...
Update: Jordan Says “There Will Be No White Flag”
Looks like the town, county, state and country our behind the Police Chief.