Tailing a speeding governor leads to firing
IOWA CITY, IOWA- A top investigator who complained about the Iowa Governor's speeding SUV was fired following a disciplinary review. Special Agent in Charge Larry Hedlund of the Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation got the axe on Wednesday. Last April, he pursued a SUV that was doing 90 miles per hour that zipped by him. A state trooper let the SUV go after learning another trooper was driving Governor Mark Branstad and Lt. Governor Kim Reynolds. Hedlund complained to his superiors the speeding endangered public safety. He was accused of violating policies, including operating his vehicle on a vacation day and being disrespectful.
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