Chattanooga police officer denied reinstatement

Chattanooga police officer denied reinstatement

April 8th, 2013 by Todd South in Local - Breaking News

Former Chattanoooga Police officer Mickel Hoback, right, leaves the Joel W. Solomon Federal Court with one of his attorneys, Michael Richardson in this 2011 file photo.

Photo by Patrick Smith/Times Free Press.

A City Council panel voted 2-1 this morning to deny former Chattanooga Police Department Officer Mickel Hoback his job back.

Hoback had appealed his 2009 firing from the force.

Councilmembers Carol Berz and Sally Robinson voted to deny reinstatement, while Andrae McGary voted to give the officer his job back.

Read more in tomorrow's Times Free Press.