8-year-old Gabriel Fernandez (pictured), died in March after documents showed at least six complaints of child abuse and brutality were filed with Los Angeles County Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS). (credit: CBS)

County Social Workers Speak Out In Wake Of Palmdale Boy’s Death

Social workers gathered outside the Los Angeles County Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) on Friday to protest the death of an eight-year-old boy from Palmdale.


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Sheriff Baca Takes The Blame For Deputy Misconduct And Brutality Against Inmates

Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca said he is to blame for deputy misconduct and brutality against inmates in the nation’s largest jail network.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/16/2011

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ACLU Report: Sheriff Baca Blasted And Jail System Is Called Corrupt And Brutal

The American Civil Liberties Union Wednesday issued a scathing 26-page report blasting Sheriff Lee Baca, who they say fosters a brutal and corrupt jail system.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/28/2011

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Man Accused Of Resisting Arrest Accuses Gardena Police Of Brutality

A 24-year-old man facing felony charges for allegedly resisting arrest is accusing Gardena police officers of assaulting him.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/28/2011


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