California Governor Quietly Kills Narcotic Enforcement & Investigations Full Disclosure Network® Video Report




WASHINGTON, Dec. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Full Disclosure Network® reveals the impending demise of the California Department of Justice Drug Enforcement and Investigation Bureaus.  Featured in an  8 minute video news report  DOJ Special Agent Cary Cavaleri, Board Member of the Association of Special Agents, tells Full Disclosure how political forces, favoring the legalization of drugs in California, must be cheered by Governor Jerry Brown's approved budget.  The secret negotiations resulted in the defunding of the DOJ's Bureau of Narcotic Enforcement (BNE) and Bureau of Intelligence and Investigations (BII). Cavaleri contends this action threatens many on-going prosecutions and investigations. Watch Video Here:

Special Agent Cavaleri told Full Disclosure that Governor Brown approved cuts, known as "reallocating" funding, that cut in half the enforcement work force of California Attorney General Kamala Harris. Cavaleri told Full Disclosure that 200 of the 400 DOJ investigators are being notified they will lose their jobs due to this reallocation of funds.

In the absence of opposition from Attorney General Kamala Harris, the Association of Special Agents for the California Department of Justice has stepped in to fight. Naming both Governor Brown and Director of Department of Finance, the Association has filed a Writ of Mandate in the Sacramento Superior Court, Case No. 34-2011-80001009 on November 23, 2011, asking for Declaratory and Injunctive Relief claiming the Attorney General's constitutional authority has been undermined.

According to the Special Agents Sacramento based attorney,  David P. Mastagni, the case is expected to move forward soon with extensive discovery, requests for admissions and video depositions. Presumably the Special Agents are looking to determine what political forces influenced the decision to gut the Narcotic Enforcement Budget.  When asked why the Governor would want to cut the Attorney General's enforcement staff in half, Cary Cavaleri speculated in the video that the Brown administration may be harboring resentment for the Special Agents endorsement of Meg Whitman for Governor.


Contact:  Leslie Dutton   310-822-4449




SOURCE Full Disclosure Network


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