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Injured U.S. Park Police Officer Furloughed

October 08, 2013  | 

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A U.S. Park Police officer recovering from injuries caused while arresting a resisting subject has been furloughed by the agency as a result of the partial federal shutdown.

Officer William Brancato was seriously hurt in January 2012. He was placed on light duty and has been in and out of the hospital due to problems with his pancreas. At times, he's been placed on a feeding tube.

Two supervisors recently delivered furlough paperwork to the officer to sign at his hospital bed, reports WTOP. A website has been set up to collect donations to help Officer Brancato. Funds will be given to the Concerns of Police Survivors.


Comments (7)

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Stephen @ 10/8/2013 3:59 PM

All fed Leo's that are light duty have been furloughed. All the ones working only are getting paid for what they worked before Oct. 1. They will only get their back pay once the Gov is not shutdown. So they could end up working for who knows how long without getting a pay check.

[email protected] @ 10/8/2013 5:35 PM

Yep, takin' care of our protectors alright. I wonder how many Secrete Service personnel were "furloughed"? Or how many of the teams covering the POTUS were let go? Great way to entice the young to join the ranks of LE. Blues, Stay Safe.

Lee @ 10/8/2013 5:45 PM

This is ridiculous....

Joe T @ 10/9/2013 10:39 AM

federal law requires that NO personnel action can be brought while an officer is on workers comp. That's why that piece of shit that shot up Ft. Hood was still drawing Majors pay.

Capt. Crunch @ 10/9/2013 11:53 AM

Have you noticed the IRS has not been furloughed.

Capt. Crunch @ 10/9/2013 11:53 AM

Have you noticed the IRS has not been furloughed.

Pops @ 10/10/2013 6:03 AM

[email protected], Yes Secret Service personnel are still working, but not getting paid and will not get paid until this shutdown is over. They are LE also, they put their lives on the line every day just like the rest of us LE.

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