Fullerton’s Veritable Serpico Problem

Fullerton, like most departments, has a problem reminiscent of Serpico and this problem is years in the making. This problem is part of the story of the sordid “Culture of Corruption” that was documented after the Kelly Thomas beating. This veritable Serpico problem is a cancer within the system where once in uniform even good […]

City of Fullerton Is Suing Me And This Blog

You may have already seen the story and/or press release from the City of Fullerton articulating their lawsuit against myself, Friends for Fullerton’s Future and others. You can read the Voice of OC’s write up on this lawsuit from the city [HERE]: “Fullerton city attorneys are heading into Orange County Superior Court Friday to ask […]

Pilfering Paulette On The Comeback Trail

Most people, after having been nabbed committing trespass and theft would at least lay low for a respectable period of time. But Paulette Marshall Chaffee, the former carpetbagging sign thief who quit the Fullerton City Council race less than a year ago is not respectable. She has decided to run for the Orange County Board […]

Priorities, Priorities…

Today the Voice of OC has outlined Tuesday’s Fullerton City Council vote to give the Culture of Corruption a vote of confidence. That’s right, Friends the police department with the worst corruption record in Orange County is getting a general pay raise. A big one in fact. First we get to hear the obligatory boohoo […]

The Taxman Cometh

Folks here at FFFF have been prognosticating a new tax for several years. Even as councilcreatures Jennifer Fitzgerald and Jan Flory lied to the public by telling them the budget was balanced, we’ve been watching the strategic reserve fund dwindle away to almost nothing, leveling off last year only because so many positions were vacant. […]

Fullerton Officer Paez Charged with Filming up 16yo Student’s Skirt

Former Fullerton Police Department School Resource Officer Jose Anthony Paez has been charged with a misdemeanor. From the District Attorney’s Press Release: FORMER FULLERTON POLICE SCHOOL RESOURCE OFFICER CHARGED FOR VIDEOTAPING UP HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT’S SKIRT SANTA ANA, Calif. – A former Fullerton Police Department school resource officer has been charged with secretly photographing and videotaping up the […]

Fight a Paramedic, Win a $100K

Remember when Chief Hendricks left Fullerton after his run-in with some paramedics at a Lady Antebellum concert? It looks like we hired a PR firm to polish the turd of a Press Release and even the consultant admitted that Domer slobbering all over Hendricks looked bad since we were paying Hendricks to leave (emphasis added): […]

What Happened to Officer Christopher Chiu?

The City of Fullerton has, belatedly and selectively, released some police misconduct records. Despite the law changing on January 1st, 2019 and it now being the end of June, we have a whopping three files to look at on the city website. The first of these files is regarding former Officer Chistopher Chiu. What did […]

A Hamel Timeline and Conflict Problem

Was Kathryn Hamel’s Settlement Agreement, to bypass disclosure laws, the byproduct or possibly even the direct result of inter-departmental nepotism and favoritism? The following email shows that the Internal Affairs investigation into Lieutenant Katheryn Hamel started on or around August 02, 2018. This smells of a conflict considering the date of that fateful Lady Antebellum […]