In a 42 U.S.C. section 1983 action claiming wrongful discharge based on Plaintiff police officers' injuries suffered on duty, the dismissal of the complaint is affirmed, where Plaintiffs had no constitutionally protected property interest in reinstatement to their positions.
APPEAL FROM THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE DISTRICT OF PUERTO RICO. Hon. José Antonio Fusté, U.S. District Judge.
Decided: June 18, 2009
Before Lynch, Chief Judge, Close and Boudin, Circuit Judges. Farris of the Ninth Circuit, sitting by designation.
Opinion by PER CURIAM.
Heriberto Güivas-Lorenzo and Güivas & Quiñones Law Offices, PSC on brief for appellants.
Irene S. Soroeta-Kodesh, Solicitor General, Ileana Oliver Falero, Acting Solicitor General, and Susana I. Peñagarícano-Brown on brief for appellees.