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Ex-LA Deputies Allegedly Framed Suspects At Pot Dispensary

Reuters | Posted 06.23.2014 | Crime

By Dan Whitcomb LOS ANGELES, April 23 (Reuters) - Two ex-Los Angeles County Sheriff's deputies accused of planting guns at a marijuana...

The L.A. County Sheriff's Department Needs Civilian Oversight Now

Mark Ridley-Thomas | Posted 04.26.2014 | Los Angeles
Mark Ridley-Thomas

Neither the departure of one Sheriff nor the arrival of a new one will bring the type of sustained, structural improvements to the department that the residents of Los Angeles County are demanding.

'The Sheriff's Biggest Mistake Was That He Trusted The Wrong People'

Los Angeles Daily News | Christina Villacorte | Posted 03.13.2014 | Los Angeles

Sheriff Lee Baca may be retiring at the end of the month, but he plans to continue wearing a badge. "I'm looking forward to being a reserve deputy ag...

Cops Kill Homeless Man Wielding Wooden Stick

Posted 10.07.2013 | Los Angeles

A homeless man wielding a stick was shot and killed by Los Angeles County Sheriff's deputies over the weekend. According to a sheriff's department ...

Playing a Shell Game With the Truth: The District Attorney's Evidence Policies

Marisol Orihuela | Posted 09.12.2012 | Los Angeles
Marisol Orihuela

L.A. County must keep its system fair for all defendants. The American Civil Liberties Union has sued the Sheriff's Department and L.A. District attorney, seeking to halt policies that could be suppressing exculpatory evidence in criminal trials.

Maywood Proves Outsourcing Police Department Is No Easy Task

Los Angeles Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

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 ...