From Seattle Times
2014-04-11 — The Seattle Police Officers’ Guild has dropped its appeal in the firing of a detective charged with driving drunk in a city-owned vehicle filled with liquor, guns and ammunition.
Veteran officer John G. Fox, who was arrested in 2011 after a traffic accident in Mukilteo, entered into a deferred prosecution in 2012 in which the DUI charge — the second in his career — will be dismissed after five years if he meets court conditions.
Fox, 49, who joined the Police Department in 1988, was fired last year by then-Seattle Police Chief John Diaz, prompting an appeal by the police guild to an arbitration board.
The union dropped the appeal last month, after an arbitration hearing in which the outcome was pending. In an email, the guild’s president, Ron Smith, said the decision was made in the interest of the union and Fox.
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