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State Supreme Court needed to resolve conflict in police disciplinary procedure
LCW Managing Partner and general counsel for the Los Angeles County Police Chiefs Association J. Scott Tiedemann was quoted in the April 28 San Francisco Chronicle article “State Supreme Court needed to resolve conflict in police disciplinary procedure.” The piece by Courts Reporter Bob Egelko detailed a case involving Oakland police in which a state appeals court ruled that officers being questioned by a disciplinary agency have no right to see the agency’s confidential reports until the questioning is over. This ruling conflicts with another appeals court ruling and the dispute must now be resolved by the state Supreme Court. Scott said the new ruling “will have an immediate and positive impact on how law enforcement agencies conduct effective misconduct investigations.” Read more.