AALA is clear on the premise that individuals are innocent until proven guilty. However, it is not clear if the upper echelons of the District are above the District’s law when it comes to policy and ethics.
Regretfully, the District has not afforded the same courtesy to members of AALA that is apparently given to Board Members. Instead, when an allegation of inappropriate conduct or an accusation of the commission of a crime arises, AALA members are instantly reassigned. The policy states in part: