November 26, 1997 in Nation/World

Jewell Lands A Job


More than a year after he was cleared as a suspect in the Olympic bombing, Richard Jewell is back on the police beat. The former security guard started Tuesday as a police officer in Luthersville, a small town about 40 miles southwest of Atlanta that was once known as “speed trap city.” Police Chief Paige McNeese hired Jewell to fill one of two vacancies in the five-officer department. “Anybody that will risk their life to be police officer for $8 an hour, they’ve got to want to be a police officer,” he said.

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