UPDATED: Civil service board overturns trooper’s firing


(Updated to include comment from Highway Patrol)

A former Kansas Highway Patrol trooper who claimed he was fired for supporting female employees who have accused the patrol's senior officers of sexual harassment and gender discrimination has gotten his job back.

The Kansas State Civil Service Board overturned the firing of Trooper Justin Dobler and reinstated him to his position of trooper with the Kansas Highway Patrol, according to the state troopers association.

"The Kansas State Troopers Association is thrilled with this outcome as it reversed one of many unjustified terminations that have been handed down by Col. Herman Jones . . .


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