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Sheriff Turner taks pride that he is a lawyer. Sheriff Turner has lost at trial and paid the ordered Judgment against him by the Court. He states today that he did nothing wrong.
What Sheriff Turner calls a training error, regarding our latest payment for misbehavior of a deputy, I would call kidnapping under-color-of-authority. I don't know we've paid the last on that claim.
Sheriff Turner asserts his judgment is higher the law and courts. At a distance he appears a dangerous narcissist.
Mr. Loney, while we've not spoken in years, and I've not always agreed with your votes, you've earned my respect for putting in the work. When I next see you, I'll, "Thank you."
The most important issues I've tended to agree with you. The qualities and temperament of the man who is the senior law enforcement official of this County must have a high standard. If Sheriff Turner has no respect for the judgment of the Court why would he have any respect for my rights, or, yours?
John Tuner can be judged on his record. It's nothing to be proud of. He's been an expensive four year on-the-job training that does't seem to have taught him anything.
I find Sheriff Turner's record to be enough to vote for Tom Cooper. Sealed records are fine. What we know is:
Sheriff Turner takes great pride that he is a lawyer. Sheriff Turner has lost at trial and paid penalties ordered by the Judgment of the Court. That is his record.
He asserts today his judgment was better than that of the Court.
He thereby places himself above the law. At a distance he looks a dangerous narcissist.
Sheriff Turner takes pride that he is a lawyer. Courts have made judgment against the sheriff and fines and fees have been paid in penalty. Sheriff Turner denies he did anything wrong.
Sheriff Turner's represents his judgment as higher than the Judgment of the Courts. This is the highest county law official we want? He appears at distance a dangerous narcissist.
I know too many people who professionally have contact with the Sheriff's Office, officials that have earned my respect by their good service in elective office who think Sheriff Turner is unworthy, and the FACT that the Sheriff's Office is paying monies in Court Judgments against Sheriff Turner.
This most recent incident which he frames as a training problem, I regard as kidnapping under-color-of-authority. We've not heard, nor I fear, paid, all the liability and damages by misconduct of a deputy. .
The letter isn't vague at all. Well said!
When one is on the end of an L&I claim he is at the whim of the State and his employer as well as his own doctors. He could receive a letter that requires his attendance to an examination by Dr. _and Dr. _at-Deaconess Medical Center, Seattle, in thirty days. The injured/disabled are expected to report anywhere within Washington State regardless of the public transit availability. The reality of an employee post-surgery on L&I can reasonably feel abused. It also requires he respect his own privacy if he is to require how others may use his records.
Claims can take years. It is my ernest hope he not be met with a hostile work environment upon return to work. The incumbent has a record at trial concerning personnel mistreatment and lost. His on-the-job training has proven expensive.
It is bad enough a deputy performed in a manner that doesn't pass Sheriff 101. The deputy must have thought the command climate would look leniently upon his misconduct.
How does the sheriff pay the settlement of wrongful termination of a court judgment and then deny the finding of fact of the court? His conduct is beyond the scrutiny of the court? His conduct was lawful despite the judgment of the court? When does this become not subject to the same laws?
Does a prisoner lose their constitutional rights because 1) he was drunk 2) he was brown 3) because a deputy can say so? Sheriff Turner can be fairly judged on his record. No more, please.
Deputy Tom Cooper is better qualified. Nothing can replace the hours Tom Cooper has served Walla Walla County. Tom Cooper knows the proper command climate sets the standard to his Office's performance.
The employer will report activity on a disability in process just to build/pad a record; the L&I website offers a bounty for miscreants. Knowing nothing other than "knee problems" I'd not expect any good patient to sit around. The severest charge I've understood involved walking irregular terrain. That is a physical therapy achievement. People approach everything L&I with suspicion—or not.
The settlement of $50,000 towards the mistreatment of a prisoner inclines me not care a whit about the morale of the Sheriff''s Office.
How does that happen? What kind of officer conduct to a restrained prisoner on the ground is allowed? Tazer? Really?
The legacy of Sheriff Turner is proving to be an expensive on-the-job enterprise. It's certainly not entirely bad. I don't like the direction its headed. What happened to a prisoner shames me, personally. That the surname is of Spanish origin does not escape my notice, either. Do they wonder why they lack candidates?
I want the Sheriff's Office to improve what I read about their "settlements" in this newspaper. I'm voting for Deputy Cooper for change for the better.
Thank you for the correction. I regret I can no longer remove the comment. My remark is wrong.
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