Dodger Security Was Flawed, Ex-Guard Testifies in Bryan Stow Trial

A former Los Angeles Dodgers security officer testified Tuesday that he had raised concerns about safety at the stadium, including inadequate lighting, the delay of personnel to parking lots after games and a growing gang problem.

Dodgers Security Team Member Testifies in Stow Civil Trial

A member of the Dodgers security detail team in 2010 testified in the Bryan Stow civil trial against the Los Angeles Dodgers and former owner Frank McCourt Tuesday. (Credit: KTLA)

Neill Murchison, a retired Los Angeles County sheriff’s sergeant who began working for the Dodgers in April 2010, was called to the stand in the ongoing civil trial that accuses the Dodgers and former owner Frank McCourt of negligence in the 2011 beating that left San Francisco Giants fan Bryan Stow severely disabled.

Louie Sanchez and Marvin Norwood pleaded guilty to the attack earlier this year.

The stadium’s tactical plan was flawed when it came to the massive crowds that turned up at Dodger Stadium, Murchison said.

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