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‘Close To Half’ Of LA County Inmates Registered As GOP Voters

With less than a week to go before Election Day, one particular group of voters is getting some help in making sure their voice is heard.

10/31/2012

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Inmate Fatally Shot By Deputy In Inglewood Emergency Room

A suspect was fatally shot Thursday morning by a Los Angeles County Sheriff’s deputy in the emergency room of a South Los Angeles hospital, officials said.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/18/2012

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Report IDs Range Of Abuses By Calif. Prison Staff

One prison employee was accused of bearing an inmate’s child. Another was alleged to have sent nude photos of herself to an inmate’s contraband cellphone.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/15/2012

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Female Deputy Suspected Of Having Sexual Relationship With Inmate

A female San Bernardino County Sheriff’s deputy has been arrested on suspicion of having an inappropriate sexual relationship with a 19-year-old male inmate at the West Valley Detention Center.

10/06/2012

Sheriff's deputies detain a passerby

Record Number Of LA County Deputies Fired In 2011

60 out of a total of 10,000 deputies were fired for violations that included abuse of inmates in the jails, off-duty drunkenness and criminal activity.

09/06/2012

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Inmate Escapes From Glen Helen Rehabilitation Center

Police are looking for Darnell Keith Washington, an inmate who escaped Tuesday from the Glen Helen Rehabilitation Center in San Bernardino County.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/29/2012

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Death Row Inmate Convicted Of Killing OC Boy Found Hanging In Cell

James Crummel, 68, was convicted in 2004 of kidnapping, molesting and killing a Costa Mesa boy who disappeared on his way to school in 1979.

CBS Los Angeles–05/30/2012

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Supreme Court Refuses To Overturn Ruling To Allow Baca Lawsuit

The ruling — which some are calling unusual — could leave Sheriff Lee Baca or any other top-ranking official subject to civil lawsuits.

04/30/2012

Larry Darnell Howard (courtesy Calif. Dept. Of Corrections)

Inmate Back In Custody After Being Mistakenly Released From LA County Jail

Larry Darnell Howard is back behind bars after being released from county jail facilities earlier this week.

04/20/2012

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Officials Say Convict Was Mistakenly Released From SoCal Prison

Prison officials say a state convict has been released by mistake in L.A.

04/19/2012

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Death Row Inmate Admits He’s Guilty Of 1989 Cold Case Murder Of Teen

A California death row inmate has pleaded guilty to the 1989 strangulation of a 15-year-old Long Beach teenager.

04/18/2012

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Sheriff’s Captain Probed For Reportedly Taking Pro Golf Inmate Out For Lessons

The captain who was in charge of the L.A. County sheriff’s station in Avalon is under investigation amid allegations that he had an inappropriately cozy relationship with a professional-golfer-tuned-jewel thief who was incarcerated on Santa Catalina Island, it was reported Thursday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/05/2012

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Police: Spike In San Fernando Valley Burglaries May Be Linked To Early Inmate Release

Car break-ins have jumped to as high as three times the normal rate in cities like Tarzana, Encino and Van Nuys — and police say they may know why.

03/09/2012

Anthony "Chopper" Garcia (courtesy LA County Sheriff's Dept.)

Dad, Girlfriends Face Arraignment For Cashing $30K In Jobless Pay For Convicted Killer

The father and two girlfriends of a convicted killer from Pico Rivera were faced prison time on Monday for cashing thousands of dollars unemployment checks in his name.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–03/05/2012

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OC Deputy Arrested For Allegedly Having Sex With Inmate

A five-year veteran with the Orange County Sheriff’s Department has been arrested for allegedly engaging in sexual activities with an inmate.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/10/2012

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