May 2, 1991
A Glendale police sergeant who was placed on paid leave April 17 was returned to active duty this week. But he remained the focus of an unspecified investigation, a police spokesman said. Sgt. Ricardo L. Jauregui, who won a discrimination suit against the department in 1986 and has two other suits pending against the city, returned to work Tuesday, Sgt. Peter A. Michael said. Jauregui oversees auto-theft investigations.
January 14, 1988
A U.S. Circuit Court of Appeal has heard oral arguments in the case of a Latino police officer who in 1986 won a federal racial discrimination suit against the City of Glendale. A ruling could come shortly. The case was argued last Thursday in the 9th Circuit Court of Appeal before Justices Warren Ferguson, Robert Beezer and Edward Leavy in Pasadena. In October, 1986, a U.S. District Court judge ruled that Glendale Police Officer Ricardo L.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 4, 1988
A jury has awarded the 6-year-old daughter of a Glendale police sergeant $315,000 and his ex-wife $50,000 for injuries suffered when his dog, which was owned by the city, attacked the girl four years ago. In a series of split verdicts, however, the Glendale Superior Court jury ruled out damages against the city for emotional suffering and returned a judgment far short of the $3 million an attorney sought for the mother and daughter. The case arose after the police dog used by Sgt. Ricardo L.
August 4, 1988
Glendale city officials decided Tuesday not to appeal a federal appellate court ruling requiring the promotion of a Latino police officer who won a racial discrimination lawsuit against the city in 1986. "It is probably something that we just can't win," Mayor Carl W. Raggio said. "We want to put it in back of us and get back to work." Last week, the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeal upheld a 1986 lower-court ruling that the Police Department discriminated against Ricardo L.
January 29, 1987
Glendale Police Officer Ricardo L. Jauregui will not be promoted to sergeant until an appeal by the City of Glendale to block that promotion can be resolved, a U. S. District Court of Appeals ruled. The city is appealing a decision in which U. S. District Judge Dickran Tevrizian Jr. found that the Glendale Police Department had discriminated against Jauregui, a Latino officer, by passing him over for promotion in favor of less-qualified Anglo officers.
February 18, 1988
A black Glendale police officer who was fired last May for his involvement in an off-duty fight has filed a $4-million wrongful termination and racial discrimination lawsuit against the city. The lawsuit, filed Friday on behalf of Siegfried Dale Faucette, alleges wrongful termination, civil rights violations, intentional infliction of emotional distress and defamation, Carl E. Douglas, Faucette's attorney, said.