Misconduct

Video frame shows CHP officer beating a woman alongside Los Angeles freeway. (David Diaz)

Video Of CHP Officer Beating SoCal Woman May Hurt Public Perception Of All Law Enforcement

Cell phone video captured a CHP officer repeatedly punching a woman on the side of a Los Angeles freeway. Civil rights leaders are calling on the federal government to launch its own probe.

07/05/2014

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California State Senate Approves Bill Easing Firings For Teacher Abuse

The state Senate on Monday passed a bill making it easier to fire teachers accused of sex abuse, child abuse or serious drug crimes.

06/09/2014

A San Jose Police patrol car. (CBS)

Fewer San Jose Cops Tipping Off Supervisors About Internal Misconduct

It appears that cops in San Jose have nearly stopped policing themselves. Compared to previous years, far fewer San Jose police officers are tipping off supervisors to misbehaving colleagues.

04/22/2014

Leland Yee

Leland Yee Resume Shows History Of Successful Lawmaking, Murmurs Of Misconduct

State Senator Leland Yee’s arrest Wednesday opens an unexpected chapter in the career of an accomplished lawmaker who has previously been targeted by accusations of wrongdoing.

03/26/2014

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East Bay Lawmaker’s Bill Eases Path To Firing Teachers For Misconduct

The state Legislature has passed a bill intended to speed and streamline the process for dismissing teachers accused of misconduct, despite the opinion of some that the measure should be improved, possibly next year.

09/12/2013

Surveillance video of a drug bust conducted by San Francisco Police that may show misconduct. (CBS)

SFPD Putting Video Cameras On Plainclothes Cops To Counter Allegations Of Misconduct

San Francisco police supervisors will soon be wearing video cameras on their chests in the wake of controversial drug raids.

08/27/2013

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East Bay Lawmaker’s Bill To Ease Teacher Firing Approved

The state Assembly on Wednesday passed a labor-backed bill that would make it easier to discipline and fire teachers accused of misconduct.

05/29/2013

(CBS)

CA State Bar: NorCal DA Accused Of Misconduct Should Be Disbarred

A California State Bar court is recommending that Del Norte County District Attorney Jon Alexander be disbarred after finding him culpable of three counts of misconduct.

04/05/2013

Ross Mirkarimi

SF Ethics Panel Meets To Set Rules In Mirkarimi Misconduct Case

The city ethics commission met Monday to set the ground rules for the misconduct case against Ross Mirkarimi, the sheriff who was suspended after being charged with domestic violence.

04/23/2012

San Francisco Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi announces to reporters he refuses to resign his post following an ultimatum by Mayor Ed Lee, March 20, 2012. (CBS)

Hearing Set For Suspended San Francisco Sheriff Mirkarimi

San Francisco’s ethics commission is scheduled to begin hearing testimony in the city’s misconduct case against Ross Mirkarimi, the suspended sheriff removed from his job after being charged with domestic violence.

04/23/2012

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