Fullerton Police Chief Dan Hughes Writes His Own Ticket

Fullerton Rag

Fullerton Police Chief Dan Hughes, allowed to recommend who will oversee his own department.

On Sept. 17th a Fullerton City Council majority approved a staff recommendation to contract with Michael Gennaco’s Office of Independent Review (OIR) to provide oversight of the troubled Fullerton Police Department. This critically important item was placed nearly last on the meeting agenda, ensuring that most of the city’s residents would be in bed by the time it was considered by the Council.  The remaining members of the public got their first look at what services the OIR was being asked to provide during a report presented by FPD Chief Dan Hughes. Chief Hughes was considered by the Council and the City Manager to be somehow neutral enough to make a recommendation about who would be designated to oversee his own department…

 

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