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Danbury Mayor Fires Police Officer

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The Danbury Police Officer who allegedly abused an undocumented immigrant during a March traffic stop has lost his job. Mayor Mark Boughton fired  Officer Chris Belair after reviewing a videotape of the incident.

The News-Times of Danbury reports , in a letter to Belair, the Mayor said the Officer  yelled, used profanity,told the motorist to leave the country and threatened to beat him.

Three other officers who were present during the traffic stop have been suspended without pay.

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