Lee Baca

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Race For LA County Sheriff Heats Up As Primaries Approach

As the California Primary elections quickly approach, the race for the next Los Angeles County Sheriff heats up.

05/27/2014

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Asst. Sheriff Todd Rodgers Enlists ‘Reno 911′ Cast In Campaign To Replace Baca

LAKEWOOD (CBSLA.com) — Lakewood Vice Mayor and Los Angeles County Asst. Sheriff Todd Rodgers, who announced his bid to replace Sheriff Lee Baca earlier this year, is enlisting the stars of a popular TV show […]

03/27/2014

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Thursday Marks Sheriff Lee Baca’s Last Day At Head Of LASD

Baca, who will step down from his post Thursday afternoon, severed 16 years as head of the department.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/30/2014

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OC Undersheriff Appointed Interim LA County Sheriff As Baca Prepares To Retire

Orange County Undersheriff John Scott has been appointed the interim sheriff for LA County as Sheriff Lee Baca prepares to retire this week.

01/28/2014

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Assistant Sheriff Jim Hellmold Enters Race To Replace Lee Baca

Assistant Sheriff Jim Hellmold has entered the race to replace Lee Baca.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/16/2014

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Long Beach Police Chief Announces Run For LA County Sheriff

Long Beach Police Chief Jim McDonnell announced Monday that he will run for Long Angeles County sheriff.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/13/2014

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Reports: County Spent Nearly Half Of Litigation Costs On LASD Lawsuits

Lawsuits involving the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department accounted for $43 million in expenditures – nearly half the county’s overall litigation costs – last year, according to county officials.

01/10/2014

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Report: Beleaguered LA Sheriff Lee Baca To Step Down After 16 Years

Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca is expected to step down on Tuesday after 16 years of service, according to the Los Angeles Times.

01/06/2014

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Sheriff Baca Denies Catering To Friends, Family With Controversial Hiring Program

L.A. County Sheriff Lee Baca denies authorizing the program “Friends of the Sheriff”, which critics say accommodated those with connections.

12/19/2013

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Feds Indict 24 For Drug Trafficking In Southern California

Law enforcement officials unsealed three federal indictments on Thursday that charge 24 alleged members and associates of a Pasadena street gang with operating a widespread narcotics network.

12/12/2013

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L.A. County Sheriff Lee Baca Launches Investigation Into Questionable Hires

Baca explained many of the hires were brought on board in the 90s, creating an extra challenge for the department.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/04/2013

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Report: LASD Hires Previously Fired For Serious Misconduct

Dozens of hires in the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department have histories of serious misconduct, according to a report.

12/02/2013

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Investigation Of Alleged Murder-For-Hire Plot By Deputies Faces New Criticism

A Los Angeles County sheriff’s lieutenant who pushed the department to investigate charges that some deputies with ties to a Mexican drug cartel were involved in a murder-for-hire plot says she has serious doubts the department conducted a thorough investigation.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/27/2013

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Hundreds March Against Sex Trafficking In Compton

Hundreds of residents, along with community leaders, gathered in Compton Thursday night to march against sex trafficking.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/21/2013

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Sheriff Lee Baca Accused Of Retaliating Against Deputies For Backing Opponent In Next Year’s Election

Some Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputies have accused Sheriff Lee Baca of retaliating against them for backing his opponent in next year’s election.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/24/2013

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