Santa Clara County supervisors zero in on aborted IA probe of major jail-injury case

SAN JOSE — The Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors is training its legal arm and civilian police auditor on why the sheriff’s office scuttled an internal investigation into a mentally ill man seriously injured in a jail-transport van, a case that yielded an eight-figure settlement and underpins a wider probe into South Bay jail misconduct.

A segment of Tuesday’s board meeting focused on newly public documents centered on the 2018 injuries suffered by Andrew Hogan, who in the midst of a psychiatric emergency repeatedly hit his head against the side of a jail-transport van while he was being taken from the Elmwood men’s jail in Milpitas to the Main

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