| Apr 9, 2014
| 8:33 AM
Six candidates running for Los Angeles County sheriff squared off in the latest election debate late Tuesday but found common ground in both praising retired Sheriff Lee Baca as well as criticizing his response to department scandals.
The complex view...
| Feb 25, 2014
| 6:12 PM
Los Angeles County supervisors voted Tuesday to ask the newly appointed inspector general of the Sheriff's Department to work with interim Sheriff John L. Scott to study setting up a civilian commission that would oversee the department.
| Apr 14, 2014
| 7:40 PM
At the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department headquarters, a winding hallway leads to an unexpected oasis.
Surrounded by trees, with a built-in grill and tables, the patio is an ideal place for a barbecue. Until recently, though, only a select few...
| Feb 26, 2014
| 9:00 AM
Join Times staff writers Robert Faturechi and Abby Sewell for a discussion at 1 p.m. Wednesday on civilian oversight of the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department.
L.A. County Supervisors on Tuesday voted for the newly appointed inspector general to...
| Mar 19, 2014
| 10:08 PM
Members of the Los Angeles County Democratic Party voted Wednesday to endorse former U.S. Secretary of Labor Hilda Solis and former state lawmaker Sheila Kuehl in the race for two open seats on the county Board of Supervisors in June's primary election....
| Feb 27, 2014
| 8:35 PM
At a closed-door debate in front of rank-and-file deputies, the candidates for Los Angeles County Sheriff acknowledged that the department must be reformed, but blamed management for the problems plaguing the agency.
In a recording of the members-only...
| Apr 14, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Outside the bunker-like county jail complex, bail bondsmen hover by the visitors' entrance, thrusting fliers at potential customers as they file in to see husbands, sons and friends. Along the sidewalk, taxi drivers hustle for fares among newly released...
| Feb 28, 2014
| 8:43 PM
A dozen candidates are in the running to be Los Angeles County's next assessor, but not incumbent Assessor John Noguez, who is battling public corruption charges.
Noguez still holds the title of assessor and continues to collect his $200,000 annual...
| Mar 6, 2014
| 10:50 AM
Former Sheriff Lee Baca and his top aide authorized the controversial handling of a Los Angeles County jail inmate secretly working as a federal informant, according to a court filing by three of the deputies facing federal charges in connection with...
| Mar 6, 2014
| 8:45 PM
Former Sheriff Lee Baca and his top aide authorized the controversial handling of a Los Angeles County jail inmate who was found to be secretly working as a federal informant, according to a court filing by three of the deputies facing federal charges...
| Mar 7, 2014
| 9:55 PM
The field of contenders became clearer Friday for Los Angeles County government's June election, the first in decades that will have no incumbent on the ballot, as a period for candidates to file papers closed.
Term limits are forcing out two county...