Assembly reviews borough's hiring process
January 20, 2022
The Petersburg Borough Assembly heard from staff on the borough's procedures when hiring employees and examined documents included in the application process for general employees and for police officers during Tuesday's meeting.
The review of the hiring practices followed the firing of Johnny Duane Pickle who began working as a police officer in probationary status with the borough on June 22, 2021 until his employment was terminated on January 3, 2022.
Pickle's termination came after an internal investigation was conducted following a comment he posted-which included a picture of a child,...