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Leominster chief urges officer’s dismissal over Crawford flap

The Leominster police chief Wednesday recommended the firing of a police officer who ­allegedly directed a racial epithet at Red Sox outfielder Carl ­Crawford earlier this month during a minor-league game.

At a hearing in Leominster, Chief Robert Healey described other incidents in which he said Officer John A. Perreault violated department rules regarding comments to the public.

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