Greenwood officer suspended

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GREENWOOD, Ind. (Daily Journal) – A 13-year veteran of the Greenwood Police Department has been suspended and the chief is asking that she be fired after repeatedly showing up late for work and violating multiple other departmental rules.

According to 24-Hour News 8’s news gathering partner The Daily Journal, Officer Paula Redd has been suspended with pay until a hearing by the police merit commission May 8, when the board will consider Chief John Laut’s recommendation to fire the officer.

Redd has 20 days to file any statements in her defense or to dispute the allegations of repeated tardiness and other violations. She also would be able to speak at the hearing. She could resign and avoid a hearing. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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