Here are some excerpts from Dr. Mathiesen’s deposition for those of you who want to dig deeper. Dr. Mathiesen was deposed on February 9, 2018 by Attorney Breedlove.
There are a number of statements in the police records about Darryl Mount’s mother who was at the hospital and accused the police of assaulting her son.
The attorney for the plaintiff then reviews with Dr. Mathiesen the language in General Order 25.
In the following excerpt Dr. Mathiesen focuses on the word “substantiated” and the plaintiff’s attorney then points out how he is misreading the text.
Here the focus of the questioning is on the use of the term “investigation” rather than “administrative or internal affairs investigation”
Here the plaintiff’s attorney focuses on Dr. Mathiesen’s decision to rely on the police chief for all information on the Mount incident and subsequent related actions.
Here the plaintiff establishes that Dr. Mathiesen was aware that complaints about police misconduct had been made by Darryl Mount’s family shortly after the incident.
This section has to do with whether Dr. Mathiesen had told the reporter for the Saratogian newspaper that there was an internal investigation underway. The plaintiff’s attorney is using an email from the reporter to the police chief.
Here Dr Mathiesen and the plaintiff’s attorney have an exchange over the relationship between lying and a lack of integrity.
Here Dr. Mathiesen and the plaintiff’s attorney get into a discussion about the allegations of police misconduct.