New Haven police chief to go on temporary sick leave

Mayor Toni Harp didn't say how long the chief will be out.

Mayor Toni Harp didn't say how long the chief will be out. (8/16/16)

NEW HAVEN - New Haven Police Chief Dean Esserman is going on temporary sick leave.
     
This latest time away from duty comes after he finished a paid disciplinary period for allegations he berated staff at a restaurant.
     
Democratic Mayor Toni Harp announced the move yesterday. 
     
Harp didn't say how long the chief will be out.

 

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