The City of Mount Vernon Administration has commented on the suspension of a Fire Captain in the City. The employee involved in the incident, a career employee of the Fire Department was issued a suspension of 45 days or 15 24 tours of duty. The conduct was clearly inappropriate and the City worked promptly to address the conduct and issue discipline.
This was an isolated incident.
The release was signed by Mayor Mavis, Chief Chad Christopher and Safety Service Director Joel Daniels.