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'Marijuana meatballs' cop's firing upheld in New York

A New York policeman who lost his job after failing a drug test had his firing upheld despite an unusual protestation, according to this report:

A state appeals court has upheld the NYPD's firing of a veteran detective who blamed a failed drug test on his wife spiking his meatballs with pot.
Anthony Chiofalo, a 22-year-veteran, challenged his 2006 termination by Commissioner Raymond Kelly, but the Appellate Division shot it down.

Read the full story on the New York Daily News web site.

By Washington Post Editors  |  February 8, 2010; 8:14 AM ET
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Every elected official,government employee and law enforcement officer should have to do a hair burn drug screen yearly. After all,
we don't want the people responsible for enacting or enforcing a law that they themselves ignore.

Posted by: claygooding | February 8, 2010 3:54 PM | Report abuse

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