Dispute is over for a fired policeman

A judge has sided with the city of Fort Madison in a dispute over a fired police officer.

The Fort Madison Daily Democrat reports last May William Bowker tried to convince the judge he was wrongfully fired in February of 2010.

Bowker was a member of the Lee County Task force when he was reassigned to the Fort Madison Department for performance issues including sleeping on the job.

While with the city, he was also investigated for allegedly having an affair with a reserve officer -- the police chief's wife.

The reason for his firing in 2010 is cited as unsatisfactory performance on the task force in 2008 and for unbecoming conduct due to the affair, as well as giving false statements about the affair during the investigation.

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