SCOPO Legal Issues


Appellate Court Defines POBRA Notice Requirements

By Christopher W. Miller, Esq. SCOPO General Counsel Peace officer defense attorneys and law enforcement agencies have struggled for years with a provision of the Public Safety Officers Procedural Bill of Rights Act requiring departments to notify officers under investigation “of the natur..

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PERB Rejects City of San Diego’s Attack on Public Employee Pensions

By Christopher W. Miller, Esq. SCOPO General Counsel In a decision certain to have far-reaching consequences for public employee pensions in California, the Public Employment Relations Board (PERB) has issued a decision vacating the effects of San Diego’s Proposition B because the city fai..

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California DOJ Enforcing Statutory Prohibition on Sale of Non-rostered Firearms to Probation Peace Officers

By Christopher W. Miller, Esq. SCOPO General Counsel The California Department of Justice has a Christmas gift for probation peace officers – renewed enforcement of the statutory ban on the sale of non-rostered firearms and high-capacity magazines to probation departments and their sw..

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