Sierra Madre PD under fire


For a town of just 11,000, Sierra Madre sure has its share of big city woes.

Star-News reporter Alfred Lee has a story in Monday’s paper about 10 legal cases surrounding the city’s 20-member Police Department.

Four suits and two claims were filed by the police officers’ union against the city, and another three suits and one claim were filed by residents alleging misbehavior by officers.

Some of those suits target Police Chief Marilyn Diaz.

And on top of all of that, an additional three lawsuits could soon be filed by the union. What gives?

Read on here …