Yesterday, OC Assistant Sheriff Steve Bishop abruptly resigned. Later in the day, Assistant Sheriff Jo Ann Galisky was fired. An OCRegister report today explains that the departure of these two members of the command staff is related to the Grand Jury probe “that questioned the department’s actions following the beating death of jail inmate John Derek Chamberlain.”
The Register further reported:
John Moorlach, chairman of the county board of supervisors, said late Friday that the departure of Galisky and Bishop were tied to “decisions” made in the department’s investigation of the Chamberlain killing.
“Some decisions were made and there’s an impact to those decisions and we’re seeing it today,” Moorlach said.
The Orange Juice Blog has implied that the departure of Galisky and Bishop is in some way connected to the corruption probe and indictment of former OC Sheriff Mike Carona.
Clearly, there is no connection at all between the two other than the fact that Gailsky and Bishop served on Carona’s command staff.