Things at San Francisco’s City Hall may be spicing up a bit after four on the Board of Supervisors sided with Ross Mirkarimi to reinstate him as sheriff.
In a hearing expected to take hours, San Francisco’s Board of Supervisors convened at City Hall Tuesday afternoon to decide the fate of suspended Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi.
On the eve of a vote by the San Francisco Board of Supervisors on whether to remove suspended Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi from office, a group of domestic violence victim advocates gathered Monday to call for his ouster.
The clock is now officially ticking for the San Francisco Board of Supervisors to decide the fate of suspended Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi.
The misconduct case against suspended San Francisco Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi is tentatively scheduled to go before the Board of Supervisors the week of September 17th, although a decision on the fate of his job is not expected right away.
The San Francisco Ethics Commission on Friday said it will not issue a recommendation to the Board of Supervisors, which will ultimately decide Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi’s fate sometime this fall.
After Thursday’s vote by the Ethics Commission upholding misconduct charges, Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi said he can convince at least three supervisors to let him keep his job and is nowhere near conceding.
The San Francisco Ethics Commission upheld the official misconduct charges against suspended Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi Thursday, in a 4-1 vote.
Suspended Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi embraced and kissed his wife, Eliana Lopez, in a San Francisco courtroom Friday morning – the first time he has been able to do so since a protective order was put in place as a result of the New Year’s holiday domestic dispute case between the two.
The wife of suspended San Francisco Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi testified at the city’s Ethics Commission Thursday night that while her husband did cause a bruise on her arm, he did not try to cover up the incident after the fact.