Hartford Police Fires One Of Its Own

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.

HARTFORD POLICE NEWS
For Immediate Release:   November, 1  2010

HARTFORD POLICE CHIEF DARYL K. ROBERTS

TERMINATES OFFICER HECTOR ROBLES

(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.

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