Leominster Police Officer Fired For Racial Slur Against Carl Crawford

July 26, 2012 12:00 AM
Leominster Police Officer Fired For Racial Slur Against Carl Crawford
" LEOMINSTER (CBS) - The Leominster police officer accused of aiming racial slurs at Red Sox outfielder Carl Crawford was fired Thursday.

Officer John Perrault allegedly called Crawford a “Monday,” a seldom-used racial slur, during a minor league game in New Hampshire on July 5.

He was placed on leave last week and faced a disciplinary hearing Wednesday.

In a letter to Perrault Thursday morning, Leominster mayor Dean Mazzarella said:

“Your actions are so egregious that severe discipline is warranted "

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