San Francisco Mayor Gives Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi, Convicted on Domestic Violence Charge, Until 4 PM to Resign or Face Conduct Charges

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San Francisco Mayor Gives Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi, Convicted on Domestic Violence Charge, Until 4 PM to Resign or Face Charges (Photo credit: Steve Rhodes)

San Francisco mayor Ed Leegave has issued an ultimatum to embattled Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi — resign by 4 p.m. or face an official misconduct charge and the possible forced removal from office. Ross Mirkarimi was sentenced Monday to three years probation, a year of domestic violence intervention classes and other penalties for pleading guilty to a misdemeanor charge of false imprisonment of his wife, Eliana Lopez.

 San Francisco Mayor Gives Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi, Convicted on Domestic Violence Charge, Until 4 PM to Resign or Face Conduct Charges
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 San Francisco Mayor Gives Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi, Convicted on Domestic Violence Charge, Until 4 PM to Resign or Face Conduct Charges
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