December 1, 1989 |
Operation Rescue announced that it has filed a $1.98-million claim against city officials in Sacramento for damages suffered by 33 anti-abortion demonstrators who were sprayed with Mace by police during a July protest. "We want to send a message to the police departments, and to the city and county authorities of this state, that they will be held accountable for all abuses of peaceful, pro-life demonstrators," said Operation Rescue lawyer Cyrus Zal. Sacramento County Dist. Atty.
January 13, 1989 |
Two Sacramento police officers who led the investigation of the deaths of seven people buried in a boardinghouse yard are suing their bosses for transferring them to other jobs. Lt. Joe Enloe and Sgt. James L. Jorgensen allege that their reassignments were punitive and illegal, although their superiors maintain that the transfers were routine. "These transfers were precipitous, unwise and unfair," said Blake Koller, president of the Sacramento Police Officers Assn.