whistleblower2006 Los Angeles prosecutor Richard Ceballos wrote a memo
suggesting a Los Angeles county sheriff's deputy had lied in a search warrant
affidavit. The US Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit
ruled that Richard Ceballos' statements about a
potential lie in a search-warrant affidavit
were "inherently a matter of public concern"
protected by the Constitution.
The Supreme Court decided that
the 'memo was inflammatory' and that a government employee while performing his
official duties may be fired or demoted for bringing to
light misconduct or corruption within the employing
decision essentially says that government
employees can be fired or demoted if they reveal information about wrongdoing
to their co-workers, to management or
possibly to government investigators.
decision sends a terrible message and
could be deeply damaging to efforts to fight
fraud, abuse and
Almost half of all
fraud, detection in government
agencies is estimated to come from tips, very often received through
which is charged, among other things, with rooting out
waste in the Los Angeles city
government, routinely receives credible whistleblower information from city
In the last five years we have conducted more than 100
audits and investigations, and I can tell you that if we had not offered
protection and anonymity to
whistleblowers, the results would
have been less than fruitful.
Let there be no doubt.
are no longer protected by the First Amendment
when they speak out then precious sources of information will wither away. " -
Laura Chick, Los Angeles city controller.
Laura Chick helped the United
States attorney to successfully prosecute the public relations giant Fleishman-Hillard, with the
help of employees of the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power, for
fraudlent over billing for
several million dollars.
"The US Supreme
Court decision to deny
protection to public employees continues what many of us already
know. As the salaries of top government bureaucrats rise faster than the price
of gasoline, job protection and career
advancement become everyone's top priority. Nonelected bureaucrats surround
themselves with "yes men" loyal only to the boss, often at the expense of the
very people their office was created to serve. Intelligent employees know that
submitting ideas, comments or criticisms up
the chain of command is futile at best and
career suicide at worst. The result?
government gets bigger, slower, less productive and more costly. The State
Legislature should restore the
protection that the Supreme Court took away
by a 5-4 vote. While shooting the messenger may protect the bureaucrat, it does not
protect the public." - Daniel J. Schmidt
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