A Norwalk Superior Court judge said the Downey Police Officer’s Association failed to show why its police discipline records should be exempt from state law.
Police had the scene taped off near 14th Street and Oregon Avenue, but few details were immediately available.
The justices denied a police union’s petition contending that the law should make public police records only for incidents that happen after the law took effect Tuesday.
Former Fullerton Police Chief David Hendricks and a police captain were charged Friday in connection with an altercation with paramedics at a Lady Antebellum concert.
Police on Monday were investigating the death of a 25-year-old inmate who died following an altercation in the Long Beach Jail.