It’s been nearly three years since Mayor Mensigner and council member Righeimer filed a suit against its police officers. Currently, the case is in the Court of Appeals awaiting a decision, which could happen in weeks or months.
The facts remain the same, the short answer being we are being sued for something someone else did. We were not charged with any crime because we didn’t commit any crime. We cooperated since day one, and even waived our attorney/client privilege in front of the Grand Jury. No one does that if they are guilty.
During that time and even today to some extent, a lot of false intel is circulated. The facts remain today as they were then:
A law firm that many police associations in Southern California used for years—hired some private investigators—who decided to engage in questionable tactics while conducting background checks on people running for elected...