April 4, 2011

San Leandro Police Officer Re-Appointed to State Commission

According to an announcement on April 4, 2011, by California Governor Jerry Brown, San Leandro Police Officer Michael Sobek has been re-appointed to the California Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST). Sobek has served on POST since he was appointed in 2006 by Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger.

San Leandro is also represented on POST by Police Chief Sandra Spagnoli, who is a POST Advisory Committee Member, representing the California Peace Officers' Association (CPOA).

According to a biography previously on the POST web site, Sobek, of Dublin, "has over twenty years experience in law enforcement, serving with the San Leandro Police Department since 1991 and the Alameda County Sheriff's Department from 1984 to 1991. Additionally, Sobek has served as adjunct faculty at Chabot/Los Positas Community College since 2002. Sobek is an American Independent." Sobek is also President of the San Leandro Police Officers Association.

Sobek was the police officer who found the bodies of the USDA and state inspectors at the Santos Linguisa factory after they had been shot and killed by Stuart Alexander in June 2000.

Posted by Mike Katz-Lacabe at April 4, 2011 1:31 PM | TrackBack
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