Deputy police chief’s arbitration hearing in Dennis Oland case delayed a year

Deputy Saint John police chief Glen McCloskey’s arbitration hearing in relation to alleged misconduct in the Dennis Oland murder case has been bumped back by more than a year.

McCloskey was scheduled to appear before an arbitrator appointed by the New Brunswick Police Commission on Friday, but his lawyer requested the Police Act matter be set over until after Oland’s retrial in the 2011 bludgeoning death of his father, multimillionaire Richard Oland.

Oland’s lawyers “noted” the adjournment in the McCloskey arbitration “with a great deal of interest,” said family lawyer Bill Teed.

But he said they are “not in a position to make any comment on it at this time.”

The adjournment in the McCloskey hearing came after a conversation between a police commission representative and the deputy attorney general’s office, said Steve Roberge, executive

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