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BPD Officers in Sex Scandal May Be Named in 2 Days
Q2 reports the names of three Billings police officers– disciplined for job and workplace-related sexual encounters with a city employee– should be released, but will remain private for at least two more days. District Judge Donald Harris ruled Monday that he would allow a temporary restraining orde…
MSC Rules Billings Cop Can Be Sued
Q2 reports the Montana Supreme Court ruled on Tuesday that a Billings police officer who injured a bystander– tackled while he was pursuing a suspect in 2012– is not protected from civil litigation.
Robert Bassett originally filed the lawsuit in Yellowstone County District Court against Officer Paul …
Montana S.C. Overturns BPD Compensation Decision
The Montana Supreme Court on Monday reversed a judge’s decision that the city of Billings pay $2.7 million to police officers as part of a lawsuit over their contract with the city.  The Billings Gazette reports that, in a 5-2 decision, the state Supreme Court ruled that language in collective barga…

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