| 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.
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| Feb 13, 2014
| 12:39 PM
Former Los Angeles Police Chief William J. Bratton on Thursday announced his endorsement of Long Beach Police Chief Jim McDonnell to be the next L.A. County sheriff.
McDonnell's "uniquely varied skills, recognized and respected leadership, and decades...
| Feb 15, 2014
| 7:02 PM
SACRAMENTO — Electronic monitoring was supposed to help Los Angeles County deal with the influx of thousands of felons moved out of California's prison system to ease overcrowding.
The nation's largest probation department strapped GPS ankle...
| Feb 15, 2014
| 8:02 PM
An internal L.A. County Sheriff's Department email obtained by The Times raises new questions about the role former Undersheriff Paul Tanaka played in the handling of a jail inmate who was working as an FBI informant.
Federal prosecutors allege that...
| Feb 18, 2014
| 7:10 AM
Is the crisis at the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department over? Or, to put it another way, has the opportunity to reform the department passed?
Sheriff Lee Baca left office at the end of January, the Board of Supervisors appointed John Scott to...
| Feb 7, 2014
| 11:18 AM
Federal authorities on Friday indicted two Los Angeles County Sheriff's deputies who allegedly beat a chained jail inmate, then falsely accused him of attacking them.
Deputies Joey Aguiar and Mariano Ramirez were indicted on charges in connection with...
| Feb 7, 2014
| 6:28 PM
Federal prosecutors announced charges Friday against two Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies accused of assaulting a handcuffed inmate in a case that broadens the FBI's ongoing inquiry and raises new questions about how the Sheriff's Department has...
| Feb 10, 2014
| 10:16 PM
The newly instated inspector general charged with overseeing the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department spoke to the public for the first time Monday, frankly laying out the problems facing the embattled agency.
"The bad news," read one of the first...