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December 10, 2017

Police

Oliver Not Fired, but on Admin Leave

He was terminated, and now he is suspended with pay. And that’s about all we know about Luther Police Department Sargeant Mike Oliver. The Town of Luther’s Facebook page posted the following notice Friday morning. It was on November 15, 2017, that Sgt. Oliver confirmed that he was brought into the police department and terminated.

Oliver fights for LPD job

Former Luther Police Sgt. Mike Oliver is fighting for his job. Dismissed from LPD on November 15, Oliver is expected to pursue an appeals process. A Special Town Meeting Tuesday, November 28, will start the appeal in motion. The agenda item calls for the naming of a review board that state law dictates must be made

Termination at LPD

He was at the Town Board meeting last night, but Wednesday morning Luther Police Sgt. Mike Oliver announced on his personal Facebook page that he was terminated by new Police Chief David Randall at 8:30 am. Sgt. Oliver had been with the department for ten years. “Due to the fact that this is a personnel matter

Quiet day at LPS

UPDATED STORY, SATURDAY 8:30 AM Friday was ordinary at Luther Public Schools. While there was increased police presence, it was business as usual with the addition of students honoring our Veterans with an assembly. Under the surface, the Luther Police Department continued working the case of a student who allegedly authored a hit list against

Police Chief David Randall

The Luther Town Board offered the job of Police Chief to David Randall at Tuesday’s Special Meeting. The selection came after a final round of interviews with four applicants; and forty minutes of discussion in executive session by the four member board. Trustee Ron Henry did not attend. David Randall, 46, currently is a Lieutenant with

Controversial Item Pulled

Turns out a controversial agenda item for Tuesday night’s Special Meeting of the Luther Town Board cannot be voted upon tonight because it was worded incorrectly. Mayor Jenni White confirmed the item will not be considered tonight on her Trustee Facebook page.  The main business of tonight’s meeting is to conduct final interviews of four

Police Chief Applicants and Crunching Numbers

Four applicants for Luther Police Chief will have a second-round interview with the Town Board of Trustees, Tuesday, October 17, beginning at 6:30 pm. Three of the four final applicants were featured last week in an article in The Luther Register.  Since then, we have been able to connect with the fourth applicant, David Randall for

To be a police chief, meet the applicants

They have law enforcement experience in the city and in small towns. One is a decorated veteran. One pursued justice after the big fire in Luther five years ago. One currently serves as an officer on the Luther Police Department, and another one lives in Luther. One is an expert in training. All of them

Eight Finalists for Luther Police Chief

The Luther Town Board of Trustees Thursday night met behind closed doors to cull down a list of resumes for Luther Police Chief. After an hour, the board reconvened in open session and announced eight names of candidates to be interviewed on October 10. The names are: David Abel Chuck Brewer Virgil Green Ron Lentz

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