Deputy Violence

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6 Former Members Of LA County Sheriff’s Department Sentenced In Conspiracy To Hide FBI Jail Informant

Six former members of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s department were sentenced Tuesday to federal prison time for conspiring to foil a federal probe into deputy violence against inmates in county jails.

09/23/2014

A photo of this unidentified man was included in a lawsuit filed by the ACLU, accusing Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department brass of ignoring deputy violence in county jails.

ACLU Accuses LA County Sheriff’s Brass Of Ignoring History Of Deputy Violence Against Inmates

The American Civil Liberties Union has filed a federal class-action lawsuit Wednesday, accusing Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca and his top commanders of ignoring a widespread and historical culture of violence by deputies against inmates.

01/18/2012

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