SCOPO Legal Issues

06-Sep-2015

STATE BANS PROSECUTORS FROM USING GRAND JURIES TO REVIEW OFFICER-INVOLVED SHOOTINGS

By Christopher W. Miller, Esq. SCOPO General Counsel In the wake of controversial police shootings across the country, California’s prosecutors have been banned by new legislation from using grand juries to decide whether to charge certain classes of peace officers in officer-involved sho..

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03-Sep-2015

California Supreme Court Decision Limiting Firefighter Access To Personnel Records Will Affect Similar Rights for Peace Officers

By Christopher W. Miller, Esq. SCOPO General Counsel A new decision from the California Supreme Court limiting employee access to supervisor files under the Firefighters Procedural Bill of Rights Act likely will place the same limits on public safety officers. The case, Poole v. Orange Cou..

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03-Sep-2015

California Supreme Court Decision Limiting Firefighter Access To Personnel Records Will Affect Similar Rights for Peace Officers

By Christopher W. Miller, Esq. SCOPO General Counsel A new decision from the California Supreme Court limiting employee access to supervisor files under the Firefighters Procedural Bill of Rights Act likely will place the same limits on public safety officers. The case, Poole v. Orange Co..

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