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Why Do Cops Lie? Because They Can

Hector Villagra | Posted 05.26.2016 | Politics
Hector Villagra

Who are prosecutors, judges and jurors going to believe? That's the tempting question that leads down the rabbit hole where officers end up brazenly and coolly beating an inmate and lying about his being the aggressor.

L.A. County Shells Out $5.3 Million In Wrongful Shooting Of Unarmed Man

Reuters | Posted 06.08.2015 | Crime

By Dan Whitcomb LOS ANGELES, April 8 (Reuters) - Los Angeles County officials have agreed to pay $5.3 million to settle a wrongful de...

Why Los Angeles County Needs Bobby Shriver

Trevor Neilson | Posted 07.19.2014 | Los Angeles
Trevor Neilson

L.A. County needs someone on the Board of Supervisors who will bring a spotlight to its important work, who won't take no for an answer, and who cares deeply about the poorest citizens of our community. That's Bobby Shriver.

Heroin Burrito Smuggled Into Jail By Security Guard

The Huffington Post | Lucy Blodgett | Posted 01.12.2012 | Los Angeles

The viral video of a deputy punching a special-needs woman isn't the only controversy the LA County Sheriff's Department is dealing with today. She...

Addicted to Incarceration

Sam Slovick | Posted 07.31.2011 | Los Angeles
Sam Slovick

A sharp divide in the recent Supreme Court ruling ordering California to drastically reduce its prison population represents a deeper national division.

Sheriff Lee Baca Goes On Patrol To Save OT

go.com |    | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca went on uniformed patrol in East Los Angeles Friday as part of an effort to save the department millions of dollar...

Street Racing Kills -- Help Me Stop It

Steve Parker | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Steve Parker

San Diego counts so many bodies and seriously injured people from street racing they say it is at "epidemic" levels and is a public health problem.