LA County Sheriff Pushes Back On Judge's Ruling On Deputy Rehiring, Criticizes SupervisorsThough this dispute centers on one deputy accused of misconduct, both sides will probably tell you there's a lot more at play here. The sheriff says this is a larger labor issue about people being unjustly or unnecessarily being fired. The board of supervisors says this is about the sheriff's department following the rules.
Caren Mandoyan, LA Deputy Rehired By Villanueva, Ordered To Give Up Badge, GunCaren Mandoyan, a Los Angeles County sheriff's deputy who was fired in 2016 over allegations of domestic violence and then reinstated by Sheriff Alex Villanueva, was ordered by a judge Monday to surrender his badge and gun. Mandoyan will also have to stop identifying himself as a law enforcement officer.
Former LASD Official Says She Quit Over Demand To Reinstate Deputy Fired For Alleged AbuseThe Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department is again under fire after a former LASD official testified that she resigned in protest over the reinstatement of a deputy accused of domestic violence, stalking and harassment of a woman he previously dated.
Scathing Report Questions LA County Sheriff's Decision To Reinstate Deputy Accused Of Domestic ViolenceSheriff Alex Villanueva hit back at a new scathing inspector general report that questioned his decision to rehire a deputy who was fired over allegations of domestic violence.