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Asst. Sheriff Demoted Following Race For LA County Sheriff

The L.A. County assistant sheriff has been demoted following his recent candidacy for sheriff.


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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.


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Annual LA County Sheriff’s Review Reveals Spike In Deputy Firings

The annual independent review of the LA County Sheriff’s Department released Thursday offered a positive opinion of Sheriff Lee Baca and a harsher survey of the department.


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Widow Sues LA Sheriff, Deputies In Husband’s Fatal Shooting

The widow of an 80-year-old man fatally shot by Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputies filed a lawsuit Friday against the county, Sheriff Lee Baca and several deputies.


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Sheriff Lee Baca To Retire At End Of The Month

Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca Tuesday announced he will retire at the end of the month after 16 years as the head of the department.

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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.


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Report: LASD Hiring Program Favored Friends, Relatives

A special program in the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department that gave preferential hiring treatment to friends and relatives of its employees — even some with criminal records — is now over, according to reports Thursday.


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Only On 2: Man Breaks Silence About Excruciating Injuries He Says Were Caused By LA County Deputies

In federal court, he is only known by his initials: L – F.


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Sheriff’s Department Admits To Employing Deputies With Questionable Backgrounds

The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Tuesday admitted to employing as many as 80 deputies with questionable backgrounds.

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LA County Inmates Come To Defense Of Deputies In Wake Of Abuse Probes

As four more Los Angeles County Sheriff’s deputies pleaded Not-Guilty to allegations over inmate abuse, a number of current inmates painted a different picture of life inside Los Angeles County Jail.


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County Supervisors Warn Of More To Come In FBI Corruption Probe Of LASD

Two Los Angeles County Supervisors warned Tuesday of more to come in the fallout from the FBI’s corruption probe of the Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department.

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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.

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Federal Jury Finds Sheriff Lee Baca Liable For Failing To Stop Inmate Abuse

A federal jury has found Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca personally liable for failing to stop inmate abuse in Men’s Central Jail.

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DOJ Opens Civil Rights Probe Into LA County Jails

Federal authorities have opened a civil rights investigation into whether Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputies engaged in a pattern of abuse of inmates.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/06/2013

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Culver City To Mark 1st-Ever ‘National Night Out’

Residents of Culver City were set to join their neighbors for the city’s first “National Night Out” on Tuesday to mark the event’s 30th anniversary.