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June 22, 2018

Police

Oliver loses at Appeals Board

“It’s a disappointment. The whole department went against me … it’s kind of stressful it didn’t go in my favor but I have the support of citizens and my family. I’m going to put in applications and go somewhere different.” With that comment, the ten-year career of Mike Oliver with the Luther Police Department ended.

Tickets in Luther Town

For the first time since The Luther Register  began online publishing two years ago, we have a report of the number of tickets issued by the Luther Police Department. New LPD Chief David Randall included the numbers in his November monthly report presented at the Town’s Board of Trustees December 12 meeting. The report marked

Police Officer Stabbed in Luther

News that an officer was stabbed in Luther put a community on edge Thursday afternoon; and news that the suspect who hurt him has not been caught keep tensions high for residents in the search area. Luther Police Chief David Randall posted a statement on Facebook just before 8pm saying the incident occurred before 2pm December

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

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