Documents detail misconduct by L.A. sheriff’s deputies

Casey Dowling DA reject memo

In 1995, Ca­sey Dowl­ing was ac­cused of touch­ing the breast of a 14-year-old in his patrol car and in her bed­room, ac­cord­ing to a dis­trict at­tor­ney’s memo. Pro­sec­utors found there was in­suf­fi­cient evid­ence to charge him with a crime, but raised con­cerns about his cred­ib­il­ity, the memo shows. County re­cords say he was dis­charged for “im­mor­al con­duct” in 1997 but was re­in­stated after fil­ing an ap­peal with the county’s Civil Ser­vice Com­mis­sion, the de­tails of which are con­fid­en­tial. Dowl­ing denies he is on the Brady list, and his at­tor­ney said he was not fired.

Sources: Los Angeles County district attorney’s office