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PubDef Video: Former Fire Chief Calls Demotion “Constructive Termination” | Missouri Political News Service

PubDef Video: Former Fire Chief Calls Demotion “Constructive Termination”

October 11th, 2007 by mopns · No Comments


Former fire chief Sherman George made it clear today that the circumstances surrounding his refusal to make promotions and his subsequent demotion by Mayor Francis Slay and his public safety director Charles Bryson was, for him, always about ensuring the best and most qualified people were elevated in the department.

It was the mayor’s office, said George, which constantly tried to link his position to the racial bias lawsuit filed by a group of Black firefighters. Read more…

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