Report: Board orders Windsor Locks to rehire fired cop

Robert Koistinen. (File)

WINDSOR LOCKS, Conn. (WTNH) — A Former Windsor Locks police sergeant fired from the force after he was put on trial in connection with a deadly crash could get his job back.

Robert Koistinen wasn’t behind the wheel of the car that hit and killed a 15 year old boy in October 2012. His son Michael Koistinen was.

Robert Koistinen was charged but found not guilty of hindering the investigation.

A state labor board tells the Hartford Courant its ordering Windsor Locks to rehire Robert Koistinen and pay him what could be more than $100,000 in back pay.

Town officials says they will meet next week to decided how to respond to the order.

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