Swicord v. Police Standards Advisory CouncilAnnotate this Case
The Supreme Court affirmed the order of the district court affirming the decision of the Nebraska Law Enforcement Training Center (NLETC) denying Plaintiff's application to obtain certification to work in law enforcement in Nebraska, holding that the district court did not commit plain error.
Plaintiff, who previously served as a law enforcement officer in Georgia, applied to obtain certification to work in Nebraska law enforcement. In denying the application, the NLETC determined that Plaintiff had provided answers regarding his personal background that were untrue and failed to disclose requested information. After an administrative hearing, the Police Standards Advisory Council upheld the decision. The district court affirmed. The Supreme Court affirmed, holding that the district court did not plainly err by upholding the denial of Plaintiff's application for reciprocity certification.