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July 9, 1987
The Los Angeles City Council agreed to pay $97,000 to an officer who sued the Police Department for trying to "frame" him on charges of stealing marijuana. Officer James L. Tomer, 39, an 18-year veteran assigned to the Hollywood Division, contended that an internal affairs investigator in June, 1984, was overzealous in his attempts to prove allegations that Tomer had failed to turn in small quantities of drugs seized on the street.
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July 9, 1987
The Los Angeles City Council agreed to pay $97,000 to an officer who sued the Police Department for trying to "frame" him on charges of stealing marijuana. Officer James L. Tomer, 39, an 18-year veteran assigned to the Hollywood Division, contended that an internal affairs investigator in June, 1984, was overzealous in his attempts to prove allegations that Tomer had failed to turn in small quantities of drugs seized on the street.
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June 25, 1987 | DAVID FREED, Times Staff Writer
A veteran patrolman who accused the Los Angeles Police Department of trying to frame him on charges of stealing marijuana was awarded $55,000 in damages by a federal court jury Wednesday, the first time an officer has successfully sued the department's Internal Affairs Division. Officer James L. Tomer, 39, an 18-year veteran assigned to the Hollywood Division, contended that internal affairs was overzealous in June, 1984, in its attempts to make a case against him.
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