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Hartford Police Fires One Of Its Own

By Jeff Cohen

November 01, 2010

A day before the general election, Hartford Police Chief Daryl Roberts has fired Officer Hector Robles. Robles is also a state representative on tomorrow’s ballot for reelection.

Robles had been charged with double dipping and working private duty jobs while getting paid for his regular assignment. The press release is below.


For Immediate Release: November, 1 2010



(Hartford) After review of the Hearing Officer’s written findings in the Internal Affairs Investigation relative to Officer Hector Robles, Hartford Police Chief Daryl K. Roberts has terminated Officer Hector Robles effective immediately. In commenting on his decision to terminate Officer Hector Robles, Chief Daryl K. Roberts stated “This is a flagrant violation of our Code of Conduct and public trust and such behavior can not, and will not, be tolerated.”

Officer Hector Robles was found to be in violation of the following articles of the Hartford Police Department’s Code of Conduct by the assigned Hearing Officer:

?Article I, Section 1.00 Conduct Unbecoming an Employee

?Article II, Section 2.10 Knowingly or Willfully Making a False Entry in an Department Record

?Article VI, Section 6.09 Intentional Failure to Comply with Lawful Orders, Procedures, Directives or regulations Oral or Written.

Reprinted with permission of Jeff Cohen, author of the blog Capital Region Report. To view other stories on this topic, search Capital Region Report at http://capitalregionreport.wordpress.com/.
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