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Former LMISD Police Chief Russel Washington gets $83,000 - The Galveston County Daily News: Police News

October 25, 2016

Former LMISD Police Chief Russel Washington gets $83,000

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  • rah posted at 11:29 pm on Thu, Aug 21, 2014.

    rah Posts: 212

    Money for Washington should come from the person who put him on paid leave and then, fired him.

  • MissionaryMan posted at 6:29 am on Fri, Aug 22, 2014.

    MissionaryMan Posts: 3315

    Rah, why would you say what you did when the article states, "The jury of five men and five women found that Russel Washington, who was fired in a 4-3 vote by La Marque school trustees in 2010, was given a chance to defend his employment to the board"?

    What doesn't make any sense is that the jurors found a conflict of interest with Cynthia Bell-Malveaux voting because of her pending lawsuit, but didn't have any problem with Annie Burton or Shirley Fanuiel voting on his job when they were outspoken personal friends of Russel's then and even in court supporting him?

    $70, 000 and some change for mental anguish when the court found that the district was justified in terminating someone just doesn't make any sense, but it makes more sense to give him that money and send him on his way.

    So did jurors really get it right??

    Be ready to break open your wallets LMISD taxpayers because I wouldn't be surprised if the districts insurance doesn't cover for "mental anguish".

  • GaryO posted at 7:39 am on Fri, Aug 22, 2014.

    GaryO Posts: 21

    Everyone wants to sue.....Don't get your way, don't like having to do your job, don't like your boss...get fired THEN SUE.....It's the American Way......Jurys are made up of people that 'wish they could be lucky enough to get a big settlement'. Sad Sad times.

  • National Treasure posted at 2:40 pm on Sat, Aug 23, 2014.

    National Treasure Posts: 65

    Ummmm some people will sue just cause they cant take what you have to say......

  • National Treasure posted at 2:42 pm on Sat, Aug 23, 2014.

    National Treasure Posts: 65

    Or feel its justified to try and silence people with threats of such, when it has no basis. They will try anything some people.

  • Alvinbr62 posted at 6:44 pm on Tue, Aug 26, 2014.

    Alvinbr62 Posts: 538

    I want some !