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?
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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.