Posted by George Hostetter on April 10, 2015
One of the Fresno Police Department’s two Internal Affairs investigations into the Keith Foster situation has been suspended, but the other is going full speed ahead, Chief Jerry Dyer said Friday afternoon.
Foster is the former deputy police chief who has been indicted by a federal grand jury on a variety of drug-trafficking offenses. He has pleaded not guilty. Six others are facing various charges.
Foster has been free since soon after his arrest. Four defendants are still behind bars.
Posted by George Hostetter on April 9, 2015
I’m working on a Fresno City Hall story for the weekend. The story is a bit “inside baseballish,” as we say in the newsroom. Translation: It’s full of players and details of such quantity and complexity that they’re usually of interest only to true fans.
Posted by George Hostetter on March 31, 2015
I got an excellent email today from a member of the Fire/Police Retirement Board for the City of Fresno.
Posted by George Hostetter on March 30, 2015
How does the Deferred Retirement Option Program impact a Fresno police chief's ability to manage the department's deputy chiefs and, by extension, the department itself?
Posted by George Hostetter on March 25, 2015
A dozen quick thoughts on the amazing world of land-use policy at Fresno City Hall:
Posted by George Hostetter on February 24, 2015
Mayor Ashley Swearengin has a high-profile ally in her pursuit of a $429 million upgrade to Fresno’s water system -- the city’s blue collar union.