Law Enforcement Oversight

Patrick Hunter's got a lot of catching up to do. When CityBeat spoke with the new head of the county's Citizens Law Enforcement Review Board (CLERB) last Friday, it was his fourth day on the job—too soon, he acknowledged, to get a real sens... more

Jun 8, 2010 12:00 AM News

They're identified in reports by last name only: Scott and Harris, two San Diego County jail inmates who filed complaints against sheriff's deputies in 2007. more

Feb 9, 2010 12:00 AM News

For the first time in its almost 20-year history, the board that investigates allegations of law-enforcement misconduct for the county will send letters to eight complainants telling them that their cases couldn't be investigated in time an... more

Jan 12, 2010 12:00 AM News

At a San Diego City Council committee meeting in October, Patrick Hunter described his department as “bare bones.” At that point, Hunter was the executive director of the city's Citizens Review Board on Police Practices—and its only full-ti... more

Jan 5, 2010 12:00 AM News

When it comes to officer-involved shootings, California has some of the most stringent laws governing release of information. Internal-affairs reports are off-limits and anything considered part of a police officer's personnel file is exemp... more

Jul 20, 2005 12:00 AM News