Originally posted on NESN.com  |  Last updated 7/26/12
Officer John Perreault has been fired. Leominster mayor Dean Mazzarella terminated Perreault on Thursday, according to Boston.com. Perreault allegedly yelled a racial slur at Red Sox player Carl Crawford during a minor league game in New Hampshire earlier this month. The mayor wrote Perreault a letter on Thursday. "As Mayor, it is my expectation that City employees of any department will never use racially-motivated statements against anyone, whether on-duty or off-duty. Your actions are so egregious that severe discipline is warranted. There is simply no place for your behavior in the workplace and there is no place for someone who...

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