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County supervisors to discuss oversight of sheriff's office

Original post made on Aug 8, 2022

The Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday will discuss oversight of the county sheriff's office and a recommendation from the county's public protection committee to create a regular reporting structure to the board ...

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Posted by Joe Doaks
a resident of Danville
on Aug 8, 2022 at 9:03 am

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In fairness, when will there be an Oversight Committee appointed/elected watching the District Attorney's Office? C'mon now.

Posted by Rachel Wardman
a resident of Danville
on Aug 8, 2022 at 11:15 am

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Recent police improprieties (e.g. the Hall shootings) have warranted an oversight committee of this nature.

Posted by Kevin in Klanville
a resident of Danville
on Aug 8, 2022 at 5:16 pm

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Right on , Rachel!

Posted by Chuck Majors
a resident of another community
on Aug 9, 2022 at 9:47 am

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The question is whether the Board of Supervisors will approve such a measure or acquiesce to the wishes and demands of the Sheriff's Department.

The Contra Costa County Sheriff's Department and its officers assigned to other townships need to be kept in check and held accountable for their misdeeds.