MARLON WATKINS VS LOS ANGELES COUNTY CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION, ET AL.

Case No.: 19STCP03386    

Marlon Watkins, v. Los Angeles County Civil Service Commission, et al.

Judge Mary H. Strobel

Hearing: January 21, 2021

19STCP03386

Tentative Decision on Petition for Writ of Mandate: DENIED

Petitioner Marlon Watkins (“Petitioner”) petitions for a writ of administrative mandate directing Respondent Los Angeles County Civil Service Commission (“Respondent” or Commission”) to set aside its final decision discharging Petitioner from his position as Deputy Sheriff with the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department (“Department”.) The Department, as the real party in interest, opposes the petition.

Background

July 25, 2010 Incident

In July 2010, Petitioner was employed by the Department as a Deputy Sheriff. (AR 2028.) He was assigned to the Inmate Reception Center (IRC), and had been for four and one-half years. (AR 2028-29.) Until his discharge, Petitioner had received no disc........