Baca, who will step down from his post Thursday afternoon, severed 16 years as head of the department.
Orange County Undersheriff John Scott has been appointed the interim sheriff for LA County as Sheriff Lee Baca prepares to retire this week.
Assistant Sheriff Jim Hellmold has entered the race to replace Lee Baca.
Long Beach Police Chief Jim McDonnell announced Monday that he will run for Long Angeles County sheriff.
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.
Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca is expected to step down on Tuesday after 16 years of service, according to the Los Angeles Times.
L.A. County Sheriff Lee Baca denies authorizing the program “Friends of the Sheriff”, which critics say accommodated those with connections.
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.
Baca explained many of the hires were brought on board in the 90s, creating an extra challenge for the department.
Dozens of hires in the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department have histories of serious misconduct, according to a report.
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.
Hundreds of residents, along with community leaders, gathered in Compton Thursday night to march against sex trafficking.
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.
L.A. Sheriff Lee Baca pulled his endorsement Monday for a vitamin company after CBS2 investigative reporter David Goldstein questioned him about the company’s contribution to Baca’s political campaign.
A former Los Angeles County undersheriff has entered the race to oust Sheriff Lee Baca in 2014.