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Atherton officer named in lawsuit retires

Original post made on Feb 1, 2012

An Atherton police officer named in a federal lawsuit for his role in a domestic violence incident and the subsequent alteration of a police report has announced his retirement.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Wednesday, February 1, 2012, 12:00 AM

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Posted by Ouch
a resident of Menlo Park: Sharon Heights
on Feb 1, 2012 at 4:14 pm

Lots of retirements in the APD it seems.


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Posted by Menlo Voter
a resident of Menlo Park: other
on Feb 1, 2012 at 5:28 pm

Editor:

is there a reason teh link to the full story is a dead link? Is APD monkeying with computers again?


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Posted by Michael G. Stogner
a resident of another community
on Feb 1, 2012 at 6:15 pm

Great question Menlo Voter...the link is dead. I'm just glad they finally made a story about it. I announced it on my FB page a couple of days ago.

Editor's note: The link should be fixed.


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Posted by Menlo Voter
a resident of Menlo Park: other
on Feb 1, 2012 at 7:43 pm

All I can say is, about freakin' time Atherton. This interim chief is a far better chief than you folks have had in your "permanent" chiefs. If you really want to keep your police department and want one you don't have to be afraid of or concerned about, you need to hire a chief from outside that will kick some butt like Chief Flint clearly has. Sherman Hall should be next on the "retirement" list.

Unfortunately, other than having to retire "early," DeVlugt has gotten off easy for his attrocious violation of public trust.


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Posted by Michael G. Stogner
a resident of another community
on Feb 1, 2012 at 7:53 pm

District Attorney Steve Wagstaffe refused to investigate or charge Officer Dean DeVlught.

What a shame for this to happen in San Mateo County, that is not discretion.


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Posted by John P Johns
a resident of another community
on Feb 1, 2012 at 10:19 pm

No DeVlught isn't the only bad apple, yes, Sherman Hall should be retired.


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