BOSTON (CBS) – Boston Police Commissioner Dennis White has lost an appeal in his fight to keep his job.
The Massachusetts appeals court denied White’s petition on Thursday.READ MORE: Taunton Police Sergeant On Administrative Leave After OUI Arrest
White is arguing that Acting Mayor Kim Janey does not have the power to fire him.READ MORE: Georgetown School Officials Investigating Allegation Of Racial Slurs Following Fight During Football Game
Earlier this week, a Superior Court judge ruled that Janey does.
Janey wants to fire White over domestic violence allegations from the 1990s and his refusal to cooperate with the investigation.MORE NEWS: Julianne Nicholson, Medford Native, Wins Supporting Actress Emmy For 'Mare Of Easttown'
In a statement, White’s attorney said the commissioner accepts the decision. He’s now asking the city to release all of the evidence against him so he can defend himself at his termination hearing.