D.C. Chief Lanier's impartiality questioned in fired cop's case
A District police officer appealing her firing has asked Metropolitan Police Chief Cathy Lanier to recuse herself from the case fearing impartiality, the Washington Times reports.
Veteran Metropolitan Police Officer Micheaux Bishop was fired as a result of a complaint by Cherita Whiting that the officer was dating a drug dealer. Whiting is a campaign consultant and political appointee for Mayor Vincent Gray, the Washington Times reports.
Bishop’s attorney, James Pressler, wrote to the Washington Times that there was no doubt Whiting’s influence with the D.C. police was “the driving force behind this prosecution.”
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