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Former CHP Assistant Chief Kyle Scarber makes his case to the CalPERS Board of Administration on February 15, 2017 that he should be allowed to apply for a disability pension. He's awaiting a trial in Fresno County Superior Court on charges that he helped his son flee to Mexico after being accused of rape. Video from the California Public Employees' Retirement System. Dan Smith The Sacramento Bee
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