Caseyville to hold hearing on former police chief

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CASEYVILLE, IL (KPLR) – The Caseyville council will hold a hearing on its former police chief Jose Alvarez. Alvarez has been fired 3 times in three months.

But a judge ruled he never got a hearing before he was fired.

Caseyville’s Mayor, Len Black, fired the chief over personal conflicts.

The village plans to hold a formal hearing at 6 pm Monday o the matter.

Alvarez had been on unpaid leave until the judge’s ruling restored his pay and medical benefits.

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