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  • L.A. County jail verdicts don't let sheriff leaders off the hook

    L.A. County jail verdicts don't let sheriff leaders off the hook
    Former Los Angeles County Undersheriff Paul Tanaka was testifying in the case of a deputy charged with obstruction of justice earlier this year when the prosecutor asked if he was familiar with a common investigative tactic: Start with low-level...
  • L.A. County sheriff to hold gun buyback Saturday in East L.A.

    L.A. County sheriff to hold gun buyback Saturday in East L.A.
    The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department's East Los Angeles station will host a gun buyback program this weekend, officials announced Wednesday. The "gifts for guns" event will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday in the parking lot of Belvedere...
  • L.A. County agrees to pay $550,000 in false drug arrest lawsuit

    With the arresting sheriff's deputy facing criminal charges, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday agreed to pay $550,000 to a couple who sued the department alleging they were falsely arrested and framed with drug possession.  County...
  • Feds: Sheriff's deputies harassed, intimidated blacks, Latinos

    Feds: Sheriff's deputies harassed, intimidated blacks, Latinos
    Los Angeles County Sheriff's deputies harassed and intimidated blacks, Latinos and other residents in the Antelope Valley, the U.S. Justice Department has concluded after a two-year investigation. Federal officials found a pattern of sheriff's deputies...
  • U.S. says sheriff's deputies harassed Antelope Valley residents

    U.S. says sheriff's deputies harassed Antelope Valley residents
    Los Angeles County Sheriff's deputies harassed and intimidated blacks, Latinos and other residents in the Antelope Valley, the U.S. Justice Department has concluded after a two-year investigation. Federal officials found a pattern of sheriff's...
  • Raunchy, racist jokes at sheriff's gathering spark outrage

    Raunchy, racist jokes at sheriff's gathering spark outrage
    A gathering Wednesday attended by several hundred sheriff's deputies and staff members from the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department went badly awry when a comedian unleashed a stand-up routine filled with racist and sexually explicit humor, people...
  • Sheriff's spokesman promises no more racist jokes at annual event

    Sheriff's spokesman promises no more racist jokes at annual event
    Los Angeles County sheriff's officials are trying to figure out how a comedian who unleashed a string of racist and raunchy jokes was hired to entertain at a law enforcement event Wednesday. "It's a lesson learned," said sheriff's spokesman Steve...
  • Sheriff investigates Hollywood exec who may have impeded Dorner manhunt

    Sheriff investigates Hollywood exec who may have impeded Dorner manhunt
    A Hollywood studio head is under criminal investigation for possibly impeding the manhunt for rogue ex-Los Angeles police officer Christopher Dorner by landing his helicopter on a Sheriff’s Department helipad during the search, law enforcement...
  • Hollywood mogul won't face charges in Dorner helicopter spat

    Hollywood mogul won't face charges in Dorner helicopter spat
    Prosecutors have declined to file charges against a Hollywood studio head who became the focus of a criminal investigation after landing his helicopter on a Sheriff’s Department helipad during the manhunt for ex-Los Angeles police officer...
  • Don't run again, Sheriff Baca

     Don't run again, Sheriff Baca
    Lee Baca has been Los Angeles County sheriff for nearly 16 years, and the last five have brought an extraordinary cascade of scandals that have exposed the dismal state of the department and the jails he runs. As a new election season begins, Baca...
  • Inmate abuse claims by deputy not corroborated; no charges filed

    Inmate abuse claims by deputy not corroborated; no charges filed
    He was already one of the central figures in Los Angeles County's jail scandal when he dropped a bombshell allegation. Weeks after sheriff's officials discovered a cellphone he had smuggled to an inmate who was helping federal authorities investigate...