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Topic - Diana Haines Walton
Several Metropolitan Police Department officers have received suspensions on a vote by a three-member police disciplinary panel, known as a trial board, only to be fired by a civilian police official who reports to a uniformed assistant police chief, who answers directly to Chief Cathy L. Lanier.
"I disagree with the panel's recommendation of the 21-day penalty," she wrote. "[It] does not take into account the egregious nature of your conduct."