Shane Bartek

Mayor Bibb flim-flams taxpayers with a video selfie that delivered a crazed “line of duty” ruling in city employee Shane Bartek’s off work death

CLEVELAND, OH – The one municipal officer missing from Mayor Justin Bibb’s announcement of his administration’s “line of determination” ruling about the death of Shane Bartek was Director of Law Mark Griffin.  The “office” of the “director of law” was referenced as having provided an opinion.  That officer of the municipal corporation was not present to cite the specific laws which authorized Bibb to agree that Bartek’s death was “in the line of duty.”   The Bibb administration “outside the law” ruling came two days after Cleveland Police Patrolmens Association president and patrol officer Jeffrey Follmer expressed his “outrage” over a…

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The Bibb administration is correct that Shane Bartek was not a Cleveland “law enforcement officer” when he was killed during a car robbery

CLEVELAND, OH – What did not take place on Mayor Justin Bibb’s first day in office is the Cleveland Police Patrolmens Association (CPPA) exerting any intimidating influence over his administration’s decision that Shane Bartek’s homicide was “not in the line of duty.”  Cleveland taxpayers bear no financial responsibility for Bartek’s loss of life during an armed robbery of his personal vehicle in Kamm’s Corner.  He wasn’t “clocked in” as a Cleveland municipal employee at the time of his death.  The ruling also changes the legal dynamics of the criminal prosecutions of the man and woman who engaged in the armed…

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