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Judge expected to throw out Sgt. Derwin Longmire’s discrimination suit against Oakland(0)

October 11, 2012

HAYWARD — A Superior Court judge has tentatively thrown out a discrimination suit against Oakland and two police commanders brought by a former homicide detective who claimed internal investigations of how he probed the 2007 murder of journalist Chauncey Bailey were motivated by religious and racial prejudice.

Judge expected to throw out Sgt. Derwin Longmire’s discrimination suit against Oakland

Oakland police officer sues Sgt. Derwin Longmire for sexual harassment

A high-profile Oakland police sergeant, whose investigation of the Chauncey Bailey homicide was widely criticized, has been accused of sexual harassment and assault by a female officer who alleges that when she rejected his advances she was “denied backup and cover” by other officers in street situations.

GPS ruling could affect bakery leader’s appeal in Bailey murder

Monday’s U.S. Supreme Court ruling that police need a warrant before placing tracking devices on criminal suspects’ cars is likely to boost murderer Yusuf Bey IV’s appeals, but significant hurdles remain before he would get a new trial, lawyers said.

Judge tosses out police sergeant’s lawsuit against Oakland

Judge tosses out police sergeant’s lawsuit against Oakland

A federal judge has dismissed Oakland police Sgt. Derwin Longmire’s discrimination suit against the city, ruling that there is no evidence that the department’s aborted attempt to fire him for his handling of the Chauncey Bailey murder investigation was improper.


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