GUNNISON, Utah (AP) - A former Utah lawmaker who lost a congressional bid and traveled briefly to Nevada for a political job he never had has returned to his roots in law enforcement.
Carl Wimmer began a new job Wednesday as an officer with the Gunnison Police Dept.
Wimmer will work as a school resource officer during the academic year and work as a patrol officer when school is out.
In June, Wimmer announced he was moving to Las Vegas to take over as director of the Nevada Republican Party.
But that fell through when the Chairman of the Nevada GOP, Michael McDonald, said he'd never heard of Wimmer and didn't offer him a job.
Wimmer went back to Utah and described the Nevada Republican Party as "non-functional."
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