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Newton Falls city council taking disciplinary action against its police chief

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NEWTON FALLS, Ohio - Newton Falls city council decided unanimously on Monday to take disciplinary action against Police Chief John Kuivila.

Council directed the city manager and law director to determine which steps are necessary for disciplinary action, up to and including termination of the chief's contract.

This comes on the heels of a complaint from an employee in the police department who accuses Kuivila of sexual harassment.

The employee claims the chief made inappropriate comments about her appearance and certain body parts.

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