Charles Parkin
Long Beach
City Attorney

333 West Ocean Boulevard - 11th Floor
Long Beach, California 90802-4664

cityattorney@longbeach.gov
12/4/2015
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEPress Release # 007
Subject:
William McDonald V. James McDonald, City of Long Beach, Long Beach Civil Service Commission
Los Angeles Superior Court Case No. BS147859
Contact:
Gary J. Anderson
Principal Deputy City Attorney
(562) 570-2218





On December 4, 2015, a Los Angeles Superior Court denied a Petition for Writ of Mandate upholding the Long Beach Civil Service Commission’s decision, which upheld the City Manager’s decision to suspend Lt. William McDonald for four days for engaging in unprofessional and disrespectful behavior with fellow officers while he was off duty.