Former Chief Dennis Ford of Lincoln Parish Fire Protection District No. 1 has sued the agency for “comp time,” insurance costs, and penalties, Lincoln Parish News Online (LPNO) has learned.
Ford is demanding a total of about $409 thousand, plus attorney fees.
See here the petition.
Representing Ford is Monroe attorney Daniel Street.
Last May, Ford retired on disability claiming a heart/lung condition. He had been on extended leave for a year prior to that.
While Chief, Ford was drawing a salary of over $100 thousand/year.
The district is required to file an answer or other pleading within fifteen days.