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Termination for beloved Luther police officer rescinded pending further investigation

LUTHER, Okla. – New details in the dismissal case against a Luther police officer are being released.

Sgt. Michael Oliver met Wednesday night with Chief of Police, David Randall, one-on-one, in a nearly 40-minute closed-door meeting at the Luther Police Station.

Oliver was put on administrative leave November 15 for breaking department rules and regulations.

“Tonight, me and Sgt. Oliver got together, we went over the rules and regulation that we felt were broken. We talked about it, he invoked his right to go in front of the appeals board and we will handle it accordingly,” said Chief Randall.

Oliver did say in a Facebook message Tuesday, “I can say this, that what they are saying are lies and false information.”

The allegations of wrongdoing against the highly respected 10-year Luther police officer are still not publicly known.

His job was initially to be terminated at the end of November.

However, Friday morning, Luther Police Chief David Randall told News 4 that Oliver’s “Notice of Termination” has been rescinded pending further investigation.

Randall says Oliver will remain on administrative leave with pay until the conclusion of the investigation.