One month after being reinstated, San Francisco Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi is accusing his political opponents of instigating recall efforts against him. Mirkarimi said critics are intentionally misstating the role he plays in his department’s domestic violence programs.
Ross Mirkarimi is expected to take control of his department next week, even as the district attorney, the mayor and a city official who voted not to remove him from office question his ability to oversee the agency.
San Francisco Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi returned to work Wednesday, a day after the city’s Board of Supervisors fell short of the nine votes needed to remove him from office on official misconduct charges.
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 San Francisco Ethics Commission on Thursday rejected a request by suspended Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi to postpone sending his administrative case to the Board of Supervisors until after the November election.
Suspended San Francisco Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi has asked the city’s Ethics Commission to delay its misconduct proceedings until after the November election.
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.