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.
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.
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.
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.
Lawyers for suspended San Francisco Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi said Mayor Ed Lee seems intent on dragging out his misconduct case and turning the ordeal into a circus.
The wife of suspended San Francisco Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi will be allowed to stay longer with her family in Venezuela under a court order signed by a judge on Friday.
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.