Suspended San Francisco Sheriff Mirkarimi appears before the San Francisco Ethics Commission in San Francisco

 
Suspended San Francisco Sheriff Mirkarimi appears before the San Francisco Ethics Commission in San Francisco
Suspended San Francisco Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi listens during a hearing before the San Francisco Ethics Commission at City Hall in San Francisco, California June 19, 2012. A city ethics panel opened hearings on Tuesday into whether Mirkarimi, suspended after his conviction in a spousal-abuse case, should permanently lose his job. REUTERS/Stephen Lam (UNITED STATES - Tags: CRIME LAW)