Tag Archive for Orange County Sheriff’s Department

SAPD Rape Investigation – A Bad Ethical Call

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A midst allegations that a minor girl was raped by a minor boy at a party held at Santa Ana Mayor Miguel Pulido’s home, I take issue with the fact that the SAPD determined that there was no conflict or ethical problems regarding their investigating the allegations.

Is Michelle Martinez Buying Positive Blog Coverage?

We’ve spent the past few days reviewing the financial reports of various candidates for office throughout Orange County.  And something on Michelle Martinez, an unopposed candidate for re-election for Santa Ana City Council, jumped out at us.  Michelle paid $385 to Pedroza and Associates for “campaign consulting.”  This is interesting because Pedroza and Associates, run…

Sheriff Sandra Hutchens

Yesterday I was given the opportunity to interview Sheriff Sandra Hutchens. So, I was given an hour with our Sheriff. We covered several topics. The hot button item of Concealed Weapons Permits (CCW) was one. I guess it’s inevitable, given the drama around her decision to review who had been given them.

OC Supervisors put leash on sheriff over reorg plan

Today the Orange County Board of Supervisors slammed Sheriff Sandra Hutchens over her reorganization plan announced last Friday. In that plan Sheriff Hutchens lays off 23 non-sworn personnel, while at the same time promoting 15 managers to fill vacancies in administrative ranks resulting from previous layoffs and retirements. In addition, Hutchens laid off Assistant Sheriff…

OC Deputies Ratify New Contract

On WednesdayJanuary 20th the members of the Association of Orange County Deputy Sheriff’s voted on their new contract. Approximately half of the union membership, 886 members, participated in the ratification vote. The results were overwhelming.