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Demoted officer files suit against the city

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January 4, 2008

Albany-  A demoted Albany Police Officer is suing the city of Albany, City Manager Alfred Lott, and Albany Police Chief James Younger-- claiming his demotion was illegal.

Hosea Miller was given a 30 day suspension notice in August for sexual harassment and improper conduct with two female officers. He accepted the suspension, but on the day it was to begin he was instead given a notice that he would be demoted.

The demotion was appealed, but upheld. Miller filed the suit last month. His attorney claims the procedure to demote Miller was unlawful and in violation of the law. Miller's asking for a jury trial.