Texas Cop Says He Was Fired For Reporting Judge's Misconduct

Law360, Dallas (September 17, 2012, 4:42 PM EDT) -- A former police officer sued the Dallas suburb he used to work for in Texas state court on Friday under the state’s whistleblower act, alleging he was fired in retaliation for reporting judicial misconduct in the city courts.

Charles Bingham, who in May was fired as Waxahachie city marshal — the law enforcement officer responsible for protective services for the city courts — alleges he was fired for reporting part-time municipal Judge Joseph Gallo to the Ellis County district attorney for abusing his office by repeatedly...
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