By Staff

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.

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White is arguing that Acting Mayor Kim Janey does not have the power to fire him.

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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.

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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. Staff