Larry Johnson

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Aug 07

New OIR Auditor Appointed

The Office of Independent Review (OIR) is pleased to announce the addition of Mark Scharman (Salt Lake City Police, Retired) as Director of Internal Audits effective May 15, 2015. The recommendation to add this position to the OIR was included in recommendations that were put forth in the first quarter 2015 report as quoted below: …

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Aug 06

ACLU mobile app turns the tables on police misconduct

   Click the Pix to Read the Full Article on MSNBC

Jul 07

NATIONAL ASSOCIATION FOR CIVILIAN OVERSIGHT OF LAW ENFORCEMENT Monthly Digest

NACOLE-2015-Monthly Digest and News Magazine

Mar 19

Student’s Guide to Police Practice Now Available here

The CCCJC Student’s Guide to Police Practice is now available for download in PDF format.  Students Guide to Police Practice English Version Guia del Estudiante Sobre las Practicas Policiales Spanish Version

Jan 22

Fresno Police Auditor Supports Body Cameras

The following article in the Fresno Bee reports that Fresno police auditor Rick Rasmussen supports body cameras worn by police. Click on the Picture to read the article.

Oct 19

Fresno Mental Health Board has Numerous Openings

How to apply to get on the Mental Health Board for Fresno County 1. Go to Fresno County Mental Health Board website, scroll down to, application to mental health board and the supplemental Form to Accompany the Application and fill out both. 2. Then go the Board of Supervisors office on 2281 Tulare Street (Tulare and …

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Jun 19

An Open Letter to Mayor Ashley Swearengin

CENTRAL CALIFORNIA CRIMINAL JUSTICE COMMITTEE June 19, 2014 Mayor Ashley Swearengin 2600 Fresno St. Fresno CA 93721 Dear Mayor Swearengin: The Office of Independent Review (OIR), managed by Rick Rasmussen, has shown via its quarterly reports steady improvements in Fresno Police Department behavior. Improvements include fewer police shots being fired, a reduction in citizen complaints, …

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