Termination or Reasonable Accommodation? When Discipline and Disability Issues Intersect
April 08, 2015 | 10 AM
Within a public safety department issues of discipline and disability often collide. Learn how to navigate discipline issues where the employee claims that the performance of conduct in question was caused by, or is related to, a disability. This webinar will identify the issues that are raised where disability and discipline collide. We will also discuss best practices for public safety departments when confronted with these scenarios. Join us for an educational and fast-paced discussion of this timely and important topic.
Pitchess Motions in Administrative Hearings Post Riverside County Sheriff's Department v. Stiglitz
May 13, 2015 | 10 AM
The California Supreme Court has recently held that a hearing officer in an administrative appeal of discipline has the authority to rule upon a discovery motion for peace officer personnel records: a Pitchess
motion. Together, we will discuss the impact of this new decision on handling a Pitchess
motion – procedurally and substantively – from receipt of the motion to opposing it, and handling the in-camera hearing. We will cover strategies for responding to a Pitchess
motion in the context of an appellant's disparate treatment claims.