Suspended San Francisco Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi returns one last time in front of the city’s Ethics Commission Thursday when the commission would make a recommendation on whether he should be removed from office.
Eliana Lopez is scheduled to testify Wednesday night in front of the San Francisco Ethics Commission.
As the San Francisco Ethics Commission considers the fate of suspended Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi, Mayor Ed Lee’s sworn testimony is being challenged by some vocal adversaries.
San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee said Friday that he would find it “extremely difficult” to work again with Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi if the suspended lawman gets his job back.
Suspended San Francisco Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi acknowledged a violent act against his wife but denied attempts at a cover-up during the start of his testimony Thursday night.
The wife of suspended San Francisco Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi has submitted a written declaration defending her husband as he prepares to testify Thursday in an administrative hearing on whether he can keep his job.
“As one of the top law enforcement officials for the city, he ought not to have engaged in the beating of his wife,” Mayor Ed Lee told reporters at an impromptu news conference shortly before the city’s Ethics Commission opened a multi-day administrative hearing on official misconduct charges.
Embattled San Francisco Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi asked the City of San Francisco to pay for his legal bills as he faces an ethics commission hearing, but the city attorney is saying no thanks.
The San Francisco Ethics Commission agreed on some ground rules that could make it easier for the panel to recommend that suspended Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi be permanently removed from his office.
A San Francisco ethics commission was scheduled to meet again in the misconduct case against embattled sheriff Ross Mirkarimi who was suspended after he was charged with domestic violence.