Tag Archives: Tempe

Tom Ryff: Tempe cowers, offers settlement in lawsuit

by Brian A. Wilkins
December 7, 2019 (updated December 14, 2019)

UPDATED December 13, 2019 – Tempe City Council removes vote on Tom Ryff settlement from the agenda

 

 

The video starts where Mayor Mark Mitchell says they are removing item 5(A)(3) from the agenda. That is the vote on Tom Ryff’s $150,000 settlement.

Props to Vice Mayor Lauren Kuby. She responded to my email and asked for further elaboration on precedent related to non-disparagement agreements and how the Arizona and federal courts interpret them.

The action by Tempe City Council last night was effectively a … Read Entire Article

Reality Check: “Whites” Killing “Blacks” Is Legal In The USA

by Brian A. Wilkins
9/7/2009 (links updated November 6, 2018)

ORIGINAL LINK: http://blog.operation-nation.com/2009/09/06/reality-check-whites-killing-blacks-is-legal-in-the-usa.aspx

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Let’s take a look at some recent events that have taken place in the United Police States of America.

First, there is Antavio Johnson, a 20-year-old Nubian (“black”) man from Lakeland, FL. The young man decided to express himself as many youth do in the form of a rap song entitled “Kill Me A Cop”, which he posted to Myspace and Youtube.

Americans are taught in 1st grade that they have a Constitutional right to free speech and can say whatever they want as long Read Entire Article

Tempe Police: Ryff Authenticates Tape, Cleared by Meyer

OPERATION NATION REPORT
2/26/2009 (links updated December 14, 2019)

ORIGINAL LINK: http://blog.operation-nation.com/2009/02/26/tempe-police-ryff-authenticates-tape-cleared-by-meyer.aspx

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TEMPE — Tempe Police Chief Tom Ryff confirmed with CBS 5 in Phoenix he is in fact the person caught on tape coaching subordinate officers to lie. The tapes document several adulterous sexual liaisons with female co-workers, prostitutes and/or strippers. Tempe City Manager Charlie Meyer concluded that all serious allegations made against Ryff in a complaint filed with the city are “unfounded.”

Tempepolicecloset.com, an online forum started by former and current Tempe officers, also alleged that Ryff saves promotions and creates paid positions for friends and … Read Entire Article

Tempe Police, City Attorney’s Office sued for $119 million

OPERATION NATION REPORT
2/8/2009

TEMPE, AZ — Prentice Williams has filed a complaint in the United States District Court in Phoenix. The former Arizona State University football player’s January 26 lawsuit names several Tempe City employees. Former Senior Assistant City Attorney Andrew Ching and current Assistant City Attorney Kara Stanek are among those named.

The battle between Williams, Tempe and its police department is not new. The first lawsuit was filed in 2006. It named Tempe Police Officers Mike Wallace, Matt Worbington, and Mike Warren. The instant lawsuit seeks $119 million in damages.

Williams played for the Sun Devils from … Read Entire Article