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Tuesday, June 6, 2006

Waltham investigation

After an independent probe found evidence of nepotism, preferential treatment, and other possible misconduct within the Waltham Police Department, Mayor Jeannette McCarthy (cq) said she is taking unspecified action against employees named in the investigator's report.
The report did not suggest specific disciplinary action, but reccomended further investigation in several cases.
"I have followed up with each of the 35 issues in the report. That's all I'm going to say," McCarthy said Monday. Mayor McCarthy ordered the fact-finding report in response to "issues brought to [her] attention through personal conversations, anonymous letters, or other means," the letter accompanying the report states. Read more about the story in Thursday's Globe West. -- Stephanie Siek.

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