Board Rejects Disability Pension for Former Lexington Police Officer

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A former Lexington Police Officer who admitted to harassing a teen referee during a soccer match last October, has had his request for disability retirement rejected.

Lexington’s Police and Fire Pension Board voted Wednesday against the request from Keith Spears.

The decision came in an 8-2 vote.

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Details as to what Spears’ has claimed as his disability remain unknown.

He had been scheduled to appear before the Urban County Council for a disciplinary hearing in June, but resigned from the Lexington Police Department before the meeting could happen.