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Mono County appeals Madrid arbitration

While former Mono County Deputy Jon Madrid sues Mono County and Sheriff’s personnel in federal court for violating his right of free speech, Mono County has filed a writ to appeal the arbitration that ordered Madrid to be reinstated and given full back pay. In the federal case, Madrid’s attorney alleges a pattern of retaliation […]

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Former Mono Sheriff comments on memo

Sparked by the public release of information on the Deputy Jon Madrid arbitration, a number of former deputies and others have talked about a memo that was issued by former Sheriff Rick Scholl. Officers have described the memo as “discouraging enforcement efforts.” Many of them felt that they were not supposed to be proactive. Some […]

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Concerns grow over Mammoth police cuts

From the Los Angeles Times to the Mono County Sheriff, more than a few seriously question the severe police cuts proposed by the Mammoth Town Council. The Times, in Mammoth’s major market, reported on fears for safety without police. Mono’s Sheriff said he can’t understand why the Town Council “is not engaging law enforcement to […]

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Mono Sheriff responds to complaints from public

After receiving a number of complaints about how the Mono County Sheriff’s Office functions, we have spoken with Sheriff Rick Scholl.  He responded to concerns raised about alleged bias in treatment of officers, about a current claim for damages by a deputy, and about a fired county worker investigation. To the claim that there are […]

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Mono deputy alleges mistreatment

A Mono County Sheriff’s Deputy has filed a claim for damages against Mono County.  His claim alleges that individuals within the Sheriff’s Department engaged in “illegal and otherwise wrongful conduct.” The claim alleges that the Sheriff’s Department violated Deputy Jon Madrid’s civil rights under the Fair Employment and Housing Act including discrimination, harassment, retaliation and […]

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Inyo-Mono law enforcement huddle on regional issues

On a regular basis, top law enforcement officers of Inyo and Mono counties get together to strengthen team work. With mutual aid from around the state on the wane due to the economy and government budget problems, citizens of the Eastern Sierra can take heart that law enforcement does have plans for coordinated effort. We […]

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