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Yearly Archives: 2006

By PORAC | November 1, 2006 | Posted in PORAC LDF News

Porac Ldf Provides “Dream Team” Defense To Deputies Sued In Complex Civil Claim Filed By Swat Team Member Injured In Wrestling Match

Posted by Christopher W. Miller, Esq. In a case demonstrating both the scope of services provided by the PORAC Legal Defense Fund (LDF) and the complex nature of civil litigation involving public safety officers, the Fund recently concluded three years of representation to several Yuba County Sheriff’s Department employees who […]

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By PORAC | October 1, 2006 | Posted in PORAC LDF News

Failure To Pass Fto Program

In late 2003, then-Mendocino County Sheriff’s Deputy Blaine Johnson knew that his days as a law enforcement officer were numbered. Despite his long and successful career that spanned decades at various agencies, he knew that the “fix was in”, and that his then-employer would stop at nothing to terminate him. […]

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By PORAC | September 1, 2006 | Posted in PORAC LDF News

“Reign Of Terror” Terminations Of Two Oakland Police Sergeants Overturned – The Continuing Saga Of The Aftermath Of The Riders Case

Posted by Michael L. Rains To all of my friends who enjoy reading about police culture and the factors that influence how police think, act and react, I encourage them to read “Police—Street Corner Politicians,” written almost 30 years ago by William K. Muir, Jr., Professor Emeritus of Political Science […]

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By PORAC | August 1, 2006 | Posted in PORAC LDF News

Helping The Heroes

Posted by Rocky Lucia The last thing Mary Sansen and I expected when we arrived at the retirement dinner for Sgt. Bob Canchola of the Pittsburg Police Department was that the evening would be interrupted by an officer-involved shooting and the aftermath of an officer being shot and killed in […]

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