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Chattanooga wins stay in case, keeping two cops from being returned to duty

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The city has prevailed in the first of two court actions being pursued in a bid to keep two fired police officers from being returned to duty.

However, Circuit Court Judge Neil Thomas did order the city to put officers Sean Emmer and Adam Cooley back on the payroll.

Emmer and Cooley were fired in November over accusations that they used excessive force in the June 14, 2012, beating of a federal inmate that left him with two broken legs.

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