John Catanzara

  • Recommendation Termination
  • Decision Resignation
  • Length of process 10 months January 26, 2021 to November 16, 2021 Closed

Charged with violating 12 rules on 72 counts

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Rule 8 6 counts

Disrespect to or maltreatment of any person, while on or off duty.

Rule 53 1 count

Participating in, encouraging the participation of others in, or otherwise supporting any strike, demonstration, slowdown, or other such concerted action against the Department.

Rule 42 1 count

Participating in any partisan political campaign or activity.

Rule 32 4 counts

Engaging in any public statements, interviews, activity, deliberation or discussion pertaining to the Police Department which reasonably can be foreseen to impair the discipline, efficiency, public service, or public confidence in the Department or its personnel by: (a) false statements, or reckless, unsupported accusations. (b) the use of defamatory language, abusive language, invective or epithets.

Rule 14 2 counts

Making a false report, written or oral.

Rule 11 2 counts

Incompetency of inefficiency in the performance of duty.

Rule 10 2 counts

Inattention to duty.

Rule 7 2 counts

Insubordination or disrespect toward a supervisory member on or off duty.

Rule 6 17 counts

Disobedience of an order or directive, whether written or oral.

Rule 4 2 counts

Any conduct or action taken to use the official position for personal gain or influence.

Rule 3 15 counts

Any failure to promote the Department's efforts to implement its policy or accomplish its goals.

Rule 2 18 counts

Any action or conduct which impedes the Department's efforts to achieve its policy and goals or brings discredit upon the Department.

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