A Palm Beach County sheriff’s deputy who patrolled the streets of Belle Glade wearing a skull cap emblazoned with the word “Punishment” and complained on Facebook of getting itchy because he hadn’t beaten anyone in 14 days has won his job back.
A so-called “last-chance agreement” former deputy Brent Raban signed in 2009 after being demoted for his Facebook rants and his offensive headgear didn’t cover a neighborhood dispute which ultimately led to the 12-year veteran’s dismissal, an arbitrator ruled.
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