Inmate Abuse

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Federal Jury Finds Sheriff Lee Baca Liable For Failing To Stop Inmate Abuse

A federal jury has found Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca personally liable for failing to stop inmate abuse in Men’s Central Jail.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/17/2013

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DOJ Opens Civil Rights Probe Into LA County Jails

Federal authorities have opened a civil rights investigation into whether Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputies engaged in a pattern of abuse of inmates.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/06/2013

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Sheriff Lee Baca Says Jail Reform Recommendations By Citizens Commission Underway

Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca says his department is in the process of implementing the recommendations made by the Citizens’ Commission on Jail Violence.

10/16/2012

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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.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/07/2012

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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.

07/27/2012

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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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