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Former LA County Jail Captains Retire After Inmate Abuse Probes

Two Los Angeles County Sheriff’s captains who had been subjects of internal department investigations were no longer with the force on Thursday.

01/03/2013

(credit: CBS)

Report: Deputies Aim For Inmates’ Heads In Jail Scuffles

Dozens of current and former inmates in Los Angeles County jails claim to have suffered head blows from deputies during scuffles, resulting in at least 12 serious head injuries since 2009, according to a report released Wednesday.

09/26/2012

LA County Sheriff Deputies

LA County Deputy Jailed On Felony Drug Charges

A veteran Los Angeles County Sheriff’s deputy was behind bars Monday on felony drug and other charges.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–06/04/2012

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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

(credit: Robyn Beck/AFP/Getty Images)

Protesters Call For End To Solitary Confinement At Men’s Central Jail

Demonstrators gathered outside the jail on Bauchet Street to protest against what they say is an ineffective and dangerous practice.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–02/21/2012

(credit: ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

Report: 30 LA County Deputies ‘Disciplined Or Fired’ Since ’09 For Jail Abuses

The report released Thursday also offered a number of recommendations to cut down on abuses in Los Angeles County jails.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–10/13/2011

(credit: CBS)

2 Suicides Reported In 2 Days At LA County Jail

The second suicide in as many days has been reported at the Men’s Central Jail in downtown Los Angeles.

10/06/2010

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