(KRON) — Alameda County District Attorney Pamela Price I wrote to the supervisory board When she took over the team in January, she requested more than $300,000 to cover onboarding costs to hire a private contractor during her team’s long-term onboarding period. In her letter, Price said her expense could have been avoided if the previous administration had provided her and her team with recruit support.
Price alleges that when she and her staff took over the district attorney’s office and hired contractors for the temporary employment firm TriFactor, the costs totaled $300,000 for her team’s participation in the county system. demanded $5,232.
“This cost could have been avoided had individuals been allowed on board at the end of the last administration,” Price said in the letter. “This request was denied by the former district attorney.”
KRON4 has reached out to former district attorney Nancy O’Malley’s office for comment, but has not yet received a response.
Price said the costs are fully offset by funds currently held in the Attorney General’s Office trust fund and will not affect future spending.
In the early days of the DA Price administration, several prosecutors who had served under the previous administration resigned due to controversy over Mr. Price’s progressive views on crime. Sentences for multiple murder suspects are less severe. Price also removed Judge Mark McCannon, who denied a plea bargain that some felt was too lenient for the triple murder suspect, from any cases coming out of her office going forward. tried to exclude.
Mr. Price told KRON4, Exclusive interview Anyone who disagreed with her policy was “free to leave.”
https://www.kron4.com/news/bay-area/alameda-county-da-price-requests-300k-for-onboarding-expenses-blames-previous-administration-for-lack-of-support/ Alameda County Attorney Price demands $300,000 to train new hires, blaming former administration for lack of support