Beloit City Council votes Monday to accept a settlement with the city’s police chief and deputy chief.
Chief Norm Jacobs and Deputy Chief Tom Dunkin were placed on paid administrative leave in June amid concerns, raised by City Council, over police morale and community relations. Now, both men agree to retire effective January 31st .
They will each receive six months severance pay, plus vacation and sick days. For Jacobs, that means more than $108 thousand and for Dunkin it’s about $96 thousand. In addition, both are eligible for retirement benefits. In return the city will withdraw disciplinary charges filed with the police and fire commission.