Citizens Commission On Jail Violence

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Sheriff Lee Baca Responds To Report Criticizing His Deputies, Jail Management

Sheriff Lee Baca may agree with a scathing report, criticizing his deputies and his department’s management of Los Angeles County’s jails, but he says it’s not enough to make him fire anyone or step down himself just yet.


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Report: Abusive Culture In LA Jail System

A scalding report Friday depicted a rogue culture inside the nation’s largest county jail system in which deputies abused and humiliated inmates while top management failed to recognize problems or weed out bad officers.

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LA County Sheriff Deputies

LA County Undersheriff Paul Tanaka Grilled About Deputy Abuse Of Inmates

Los Angeles County Undersheriff Paul Tanaka has to face some tough questions concerning the abuse of inmates by deputies in the county jails.