Sheriff's Deputy , who shot and killed Marine Sgt. Manuel Loggins after a Feb. 7 traffic stop, returned to work March 2, officials said Thursday.
Sandberg is serving in a non-patrol assignment for now, Sheriff's Department spokesman Jim Amormino said. The news was first reported in the Orange County Register.
San Clemente city officials, who have been fielding calls from residents upset that Sandberg is back on duty, said Friday that the deputy was actually working a desk job in Mission Viejo.
The death of Loggins has sparked because he was unarmed and shot in his GMC Yukon as his two young daughters watched from the back seat.
Sandberg told investigators Loggins had been acting "irrationally" and disobeyed commands not to get back in the vehicle or drive away. When Loggins put the Yukon in gear, .
On Wednesday, the attorney for , setting the stage for an eventual lawsuit.
The shooting is being investigated by the Orange County District Attorney's office, a process that could take as long as six months to a year, a D.A. spokeswoman said.
-- Staff writer Sarah de Crescenzo contributed to this story.