City policy to cost injured Longview police officer her job
POSTED: Wednesday, December 5, 2012 - 12:02pm
UPDATED: Wednesday, December 5, 2012 - 12:52pm
Longview, TX — About 25 Longview police officers and a state law enforcement association rallied Tuesday around an officer injured in the line of duty who faces termination next week because of a city policy.
“Anybody with an open heart should start the process of contacting public officers — let’s start with the mayor and the city council,” Charley Wilkinson of the Combined Law Enforcement Associations of Texas said during a news conference on behalf of officer Leigh Ann Snyder.
The seven-year veteran Longview officer suffered a fractured pelvis, femur and tibia Dec. 11 when a man later accused of drunken driving T-boned her police vehicle.
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