DURANT, Okla. -- Just over a week now since Durant's Police Chief, Gary Rudick was placed on administrative leave, he's now suspended without pay for five days. According to the Durant City Manager's office, Rudick was found to be in violation of a personnel policy.
While no one will comment on exactly what the violation was, the press release went on to say, "After gathering and carefully examining the facts regarding this allegation, it has been determined that while not intentional or malicious, a violation of a personnel policy did occur. Based upon this finding, corrective action was determined to be necessary. Chief Rudick was suspended for five days without pay."
Chief Rudick stated he would be out of town for the remainder of the week. During this period, Deputy Chief Greg Pollack will continue to serve as the acting Chief of Police.