Kinda sounds like this was something that should have happened a long time ago.

Stillwater Prison Warden Fired for Violating Multiple Department Policies

He has the possiblity to appeal his termination

POSTED: 11:44 AM CDT Oct 21, 2016
STILLWATER, Minn. –
Minnesota Department of Corrections has fired the top official at one of the state’s largest prisons for allegedly breaking several policies.

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Officials in September has suspended Stillwater prison warden Steve Hammer, pending an investigation. Reports say that Hammer was fired Wednesday for allegedly violating at least five department policies including the employee code of conduct, policies surrounding emails, and those related to anti-discrimination and sexual harassment.

Department spokeswoman Sarah Fitzgerald declined to comment further.

Department records show that Hammer had been disciplined twice before for inappropriate relationships with staff.

Hammer previously worked as warden of the Rush City prison; he took over at Minnesota Correctional Facility-Stillwater in March 2015.

Hammer has the possibility to appeal his termination.

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