Judge David P. Yaffe took money illegally from LA County Board of Supervisors members. In exchange, he always ruled in LA County's favor when they were sued in court. This is called "taking bribes". Didn't they teach that in Sheriff School? "Sleuthing for Dummies"? Surely somewhere along the line, before you made it all the way up to the top of the heap, you came to understand that part of your job is to protect the public from felons and their crimes?
Unsurprisingly, we couldn't find a single person who'd be willing to risk being in Judge Yaffe's shoes approaching the afterlife after what he's done. And if Yaffe's entry into heaven hinges on Richard Fine's forgiveness ... well, we'd suggest that Yaffe give some thought to preparing for inhabiting warmer climes instead.
If you can't get it together soon, Leroy, here's what the public's image of your Department will be at re-election time: