Madera County D.A. Facing Possible Censure for Workplace Harassment

Madera County Supervisors will meet Monday to discuss alleged “abusive conduct” at the hands of the county’s district attorney, David Linn. The special meeting is scheduled for 9 a.m.

The head prosecutor has been accused of making profane, racist, lewd, sexist, and threatening comments in the workplace. Supervisors will consider a resolution for censure.

Linn denies the allegations, blaming a “developer-controlled board” that includes two members his office is currently investigating for potential misconduct.

“It’s very political, he said,” adding that the employee who complained, senior deputy district attorney John Baker, “has done the same thing in two other counties.”

A law firm was asked to look into the allegations against Linn and concluded they were valid.

Read more at the Fresno Bee


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