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10/02/2010 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Maywood Proves Outsourcing Police Department Is No Easy Task

When Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies moved into Maywood a month ago to fill in for the city's disbanded police force, they were shocked to find 80 reports of suspected child abuse that had seemingly gone uninvestigated by the local police agency.

"We thought 'Oh, my goodness,' " said Capt. Henry Romero of the sheriff's East Los Angeles station.

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