A Los Angeles County Sheriff’s deputy fired in 2016 after allegations of domestic violence against a fellow deputy surfaced, was ordered to turn in his badge and gun after being reinstated in November.
Deputy Caren Carl Mandoyan, fired by Sheriff Jim McDonnell in 2016 for allegedly grabbing a fellow deputy by the neck, for attempting to break-and-enter her residence, and for texting harassing messages was reinstated as a deputy after Sheriff Alex Villanueva won the election in November.
Mandoyan, assigned to Sheriff Villanueva as a campaign aid, was advised by Auditor-Controller Naimo that he would no longer be paid, as County Officials moved to undo the controversial decision.
“Your reinstatement was unlawful,” a Feb. 28 letter stated.
Los Angeles County Officials are taking steps to undo the controversial Sheriff Villanueva decision to have Mandoyan sworn back in as a deputy.
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