Jo Ann Galisky

  • News

    March 1, 2012

    Mike Carona's Excellent Big House Adventure

    [Moxley Confidential] OC's incarcerated dirty ex-sheriff is enjoying his Rocky Mountain view and ridiculously favorable court rulings

  • Blogs

    April 4, 2010

    Does AG's Report on Haidl Bust Clear Bill Hunt?

    Carona: Tried to fake history with a lapdog deputy​Over at the Friends For Fullerton's Future blog, Travis Kiger has posted a copy of the controversial California Attorney General's report on the Greg Haidl pot bust incident that I first broke in December 2003. The AG's six-year-old report has bec ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 25, 2010

    Judge in Jailhouse Murder Case Failed to Disclose Conflict; DA Should Drop Case, Motions Claim

    Jared Petrovich​The case of the brutal Oct. 5, 2006 murder of John Derek Chamberlain, an inmate at Theo Lacy Men's Jail who died at the hands of inmates who believed he was a child molester, is already sensational enough. Although only nine inmates have been charged in his death, both the suspects ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 9, 2009

    Ex-Sheriff Mike Carona's Pet Deputy Sues Over Lesbian Discrimination, Murder Corruption Probe

    Galisky says anti-gay bigots knocked her out of OCSDCan a onetime lesbian assistant sheriff who rose in rank above potentially hundreds of more qualified deputies solely because of her unswerving personal loyalty to a corrupt sheriff claim that her career was sabotaged by anti-gay bigots?Well, if yo ... More >>

  • News

    March 26, 2009
  • News

    April 10, 2008
  • Blogs

    April 1, 2008

    (Sheriff) Jack in the Box

    If ever a man looked like a sheriff, it’s Jack Anderson. The mustachioed man is tall and husky and, if he wore a cowboy hat, would cast an impressive shadow sitting on a horse. Of course, the wild—ridiculously wild—west days at the Orange County Sheriff’s Department (OCSD) should be over. E ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 6, 2008

    DA to speak tomorrow on OC Jail Murder

    Late this afternoon, the District Attorney's press office notified reporters that Tony Rackauckas will publicly address the controversial John Chamberlain jail murder on Friday morning. Prosecutors and the grand jury investigated the killing, but the results have not yet been made public. Rackauckas ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 29, 2008

    Ex-Sheriff's Dept. Officials Create Bold, New Firm!

    Over at the Orange County Register, ace reporter Peggy Lowe writes tonight on Orange County Sheriff's Department blog news that two of indicted ex-Sheriff Mike Carona's Yes Folks (YF) quit today: assistant sheriffs Jo Ann Galisky and Steve Bishop. Somehow the third and final major YFer embarrassme ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 23, 2008

    Headlines & Suprises: Jailhouse Shocker!

    Last year, I sat in a booth at Original Mike's in Santa Ana and listened to Assistant Sheriff Jo Ann Galisky explain--quite logically, in her mind--that jail deputies in Orange County have never used excessive force because jail deputies always behave. Why? Because, Galisky assured me, deputies are ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 7, 2008

    Sheriff Mikey, Back on the Beat

    Sheriff Mike Carona's two-month-long, taxpayer-supported leave of absence came to an end today--apparently, he and his Little Sheriff (and no, we don't mean puppet-in-charge Jo Ann Galisky, who subbed while Mikey-Mike was off supposedly preparing for his June trial) are back on the job. Kinda sorta- ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 12, 2007

    Wednesday's Headlines & Surprises: Another Carona Monster?

    Did Carona Create Yet Another Monster? If I was indicted Sheriff Michael S. Carona, I might be getting tired of Jo Ann Galisky, Kool-Aid Queen. This acting sheriff bit has swelled her mullet. Six weeks after she became temporary head honcho, she's still telling everyone she can that Carona's absence ... More >>

  • News

    November 29, 2007

    Crossing the Thin Blue Line

    Police expert slams OC Sheriff’s Department for ‘cowboy’ attitude and ‘fatal errors’ that led to a street execution

  • Columns

    November 22, 2007


    Why can’t polygamists be more like Mike Carona? He only has one wife (and a mistress and a couple of girlfriends)

  • Blogs

    November 19, 2007

    Monday's Headlines & Surprises: Horny Priests and Eskimo kids

    $50 million Eskimo Pie: Because its priests and missionaries sexually abused 110 Eskimo children from 1961 to 1987, the Jesuit order of the Roman Catholic Church has almost finalized a deal to pay $50 million to the victims, William Lobdell and Stuart Silverstein report in today’s LA Times. But ... More >>

  • News

    November 15, 2007

    Draw Your Own Conclusions

    Why would a deputy who admitted to cruelly doctoring a crime-scene photo get a sweet promotion only months afterward?

  • News

    November 8, 2007

    She's The (Under) Sheriff

    Indicted by the Feds, Carona slides his most loyal soldier into temporary command at the Sheriff’s Department

  • Blogs

    November 7, 2007

    Wednesday's Headlines & Surprises: OCSD's Bubbling Cesspool

    L Word? The board of supervisors is exploring whether indicted Sheriff Michael S. Carona can legally name his temporary replacement while he takes the next two months off (with full pay!) to fight “baseless” charges by the FBI. Jo Ann Galisky, 47, played Al Haig yesterday. She told told reporte ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 18, 2007

    Tuesday's Headlines & Surprises: Anaheim Subsidizes Private Tennis Club

    Slow Road to China: Officials at the Orange County Transportation Authority (OCTA) are puzzled as to why a private construction company is repeatedly missing deadlines to finish the $550-million road-widening project, according to a story by Ellyn Pak at the Register. The delays aren't just costing ... More >>