The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department credits several deputies with preventing an inmate from jumping from a walkway along an upper tier of cells at the Twin Towers Correctional Facility in downtown Los Angeles.
An inmate at a federal prison in central California has agreed to plead guilty to murder in the 2008 killing of a correctional officer to avoid a possible death sentence.
A federal judge gave final approval Monday to a settlement in a class-action lawsuit alleging Los Angeles County Sheriff’s deputies engaged in violence and abuse against jail inmates.
After his most recent stint behind bars, a local man created a clothing line with a common theme: jail.
Law enforcement officials said Wednesday they’re focused on reducing the number of inmates in Los Angeles County who return to prison.
The inmate was reportedly banging his head on the patrol car window and managed to jump out of the vehicle near the junction of the 110 and 10 freeways around 9 p.m. as deputies attempted to subdue him.
David Osborn was jailed for the second time in as many days on suspicion of being drunk in public.
Authorities say a male carjacking suspect was apprehended while attempting to flee during a prisoner transfer Friday evening.
A man has died a day after authorities say he was involved in an altercation with a fellow inmate at an Orange County jail.
The three-judge panel on Friday gave the state a Jan. 1 deadline to start considering parole for nonviolent second-strike inmates.
Solitary confinement opponents have filed a lawsuit hoping to get state officials to release thousands of documents about the use of “isolated segregation” in California prisons.
Six Los Angeles County sheriff’s employees have been convicted of obstructing a federal investigation into jail inmate abuse.
An inmate who escaped from a minimum-security conservation camp in Azusa more than a week ago has been taken into custody, the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation said.
Michelle Jaren Hayashi was arrested at the jail without incident, authorities said.
A minimum-security inmate escaped from a conservation camp overnight near Azusa.