.

Millburn Must Pay Former Cop $455K, Jury Rules

The former police sergeant claims town officials retaliated against him for reporting a senior officer failed a firearms test.

An Essex County jury ruled last week Millburn must pay $455,000 to a retired police sergeant who claimed he was retaliated against for reporting a superior officer—now the town's police chief—failed a firearms test.

The jury ruled in favor of Kenneth Duym’s claims that a criminal investigation was conducted against him, a promotion was withheld and he was removed as firearms range master as a result of his accusations against Gregory Weber, according to NJ.com.

Weber, who was a captain at the time, is now the department's chief and filed a criminal complaint that Duym had improperly changed his test score to a failing grade, according to he report. The Essex County Prosecutor’s Office did not prosecute the case, according to the report.

Boards

More »
Got a question? Something on your mind? Talk to your community, directly.
Note Article
Just a short thought to get the word out quickly about anything in your neighborhood.
Share something with your neighbors.What's on your mind?What's on your mind?Make an announcement, speak your mind, or sell somethingPost something
See more »