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: Man Metal Detecting On Maine Beach Finds Medford High School Class Ring Missing Since 1984
White is arguing that Acting Mayor Kim Janey does not have the power to fire him.READ MORE: Police Officer Rushes Into Burning Somerville Home, Alerting Residents To Fire
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: Teenagers Arrested After Fight At South Boston Beach Amid Concerns Over Liquor Deliveries
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.