City Sheriff: Results of Official Misconduct Hearings

Results of Official Misconduct Hearings on Ross Mirkarimi Mayor Edwin M. Lee today issued the following statement regarding the Ethics Commission’s recommendation to the Board of Supervisors concerning charges of official misconduct against Ross Mirkarimi:

“I am pleased that the members of the Ethics Commission, following a careful review of the evidence, and in the face of a sustained campaign to distract and misdirect them from the facts, agreed with me that Ross Mirkarimi’s actions constitute official misconduct and fall below the ethical conduct we expect of the sheriff, our top law enforcement officer.

It is now up to the 11 members of the Board of Supervisors to carefully weigh the evidence before them and consider the facts around Ross Mirkarimi’s official misconduct. The members of the Ethics Commission have sent a powerful message and strong case to the Board of Supervisors for why Ross Mirkarimi is unfit to serve the people of San Francisco as Sheriff. Read more.

Posted on August 17, 2012 | The comments to this entry are closed.