Wednesday November 21st, 2012 informationliberation.com
Piedmont officer is fired over public urination ticket (NewsOK)
PIEDMONT A police officer who wrote a $2,500 ticket to a mother on a public urination complaint against her 3-year-old son has been fired, City Manager Jim Crosby said Tuesday.

Crosby said he fired officer Ken Qualls on Friday, following a hearing Nov. 14.

Prosecutors at the Canadian County district attorney's office declined to pursue the case against the mother, Crosby said.

[...]Qualls plans to appeal the decision, Crosby said. A hearing will be scheduled before a Piedmont personnel board.

[...]Crosby said Qualls didn't see the boy urinate in the yard, but reported seeing a teenager in the Warden family lead the boy to a spot in the yard.


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