Sheriff Lee Baca Accused Of Retaliating Against Deputies For Backing Opponent In Next Year’s ElectionSome Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputies have accused Sheriff Lee Baca of retaliating against them for backing his opponent in next year’s election.
Federal Jury Finds Sheriff Lee Baca Liable For Failing To Stop Inmate AbuseA federal jury has found Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca personally liable for failing to stop inmate abuse in Men's Central Jail.
DOJ Opens Civil Rights Probe Into LA County JailsFederal authorities have opened a civil rights investigation into whether Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies engaged in a pattern of abuse of inmates.
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.
Sheriff's Officials Under Fire For Promoting Racially Offensive Comedy ShowOfficials from the Sheriff's Department are under fire Wednesday for hosting what some called a racially offensive comedy show during a department luncheon.
Sheriff's Department Collects 152 Guns In Buyback EventThe Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department announced that 152 guns were collected in the department's buyback event at Belvedere Park on Saturday.
Sheriff Baca To Propose New $1B Jail FacilityLos Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca will present a $1 billion plan this week to replace the antiquated the Men’s Central Jail.
Homicides In LA County At A Historic LowSheriff Lee Baca Wednesday revealed that homicides were at a historic low in Los Angeles County despite an increase in overall crime.
Sheriff Lee Baca Says Jail Reform Recommendations By Citizens Commission UnderwayLos Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca says his department is in the process of implementing the recommendations made by the Citizens’ Commission on Jail Violence.
Sheriff Lee Baca Responds To Report Criticizing His Deputies, Jail ManagementSheriff Lee Baca may agree with a scathing report, criticizing his deputies and his department’s management of Los Angeles County’s jails, but he says it’s not enough to make him fire anyone or step down himself just yet.
Commission Appointed To Probe LA County Jails Releases ReportA commission appointed to investigate Los Angeles County jails said the system has shown "a persistent pattern of unnecessary and excessive force" and blamed Sheriff Lee Baca for a "failure of leadership."
Report: Deputies Aim For Inmates' Heads In Jail ScufflesDozens 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.
Report: Abusive Culture In LA Jail SystemA scalding report Friday depicted a rogue culture inside the nation's largest county jail system in which deputies abused and humiliated inmates while top management failed to recognize problems or weed out bad officers.
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.
Sheriff Baca Considering Plan To Close Portion Of Men's Central JailAs the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department faces allegations of brutality in its jails, Sheriff Lee Baca is reportedly thinking about shutting down part of the old men’s facility.