Deputy Terminated for Violating Use of Force Policy

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Ref: San Juan County Sheriff’s Deputy Terminated for Violating Use of Force Policy

Date: 04/25/2011

San Juan County, NM – The San Juan County Sheriff’s Office terminated the employment of Deputy Dale Frazier as of April 22, 2011. The termination is a result of a violation of the San Juan County Sheriff’s Office Use Of Force Policy, stemming from an incident which occurred on March 17, 2011.

As per San Juan County policy, Frazier has ten days to file a grievance against the decision.

Due to the fact that this is a personnel matter and litigation is pending, the San Juan County Sheriff’s Office will not be commenting further on the termination of Frazier or the violation itself.

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